CNS 2020 Virtual Meeting | Schedule Overview

*Tentative, subject to change

All times EDT (UTC-4)

 

Saturday, May 2, 2020

12:00 - 1:30 pm Opening Ceremonies & Keynote Address - Origins of Human Cooperation, Michael Tomasello, Duke University and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, (Q&A to follow), Grand Ballroom
1:30 - 4:30 pm Poster Session A, Exhibit Hall 
1:30 - 6:00 pm Exhibits Open, Exhibit Hall 
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Invited Symposium 1 - Making Sense Out of Big Data In Cognitive Neuroscience, Randy L. Buckner, Chair, Back Bay A/B
2:00 - 2:04 pm Introduction
2:04 - 2:41 pm Talk 1: High-Dimensional Structure of Signal and Noise in 20,000 Neuron Recording, Carsen Stringer
2:41 - 3:08 pm Talk 2: Casual Inference with Big Data Sets, Konrad Kording
3:08 - 4:00 pm Talk 3: Lessons and Opportunities of Big Data Superstructing in a Virtual World, Randy L. Buckner
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm Workshop - Neuroaesthetics Social, Exhibit Hall
4:30 - 6:00 pm Data Blitz Session 1, Back Bay A/B
Data Blitz Session 2, Back Bay C/D
Data Blitz Session 3, Grand Ballroom

Sunday, May 3, 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibits Open, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Poster Session B, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Invited Symposium 2 – The Role of Causal Inference For Perceptual Decisions and Adaptive Behavior, Christoph Kayser, Chair, Grand Ballroom 
10:00 - 10:05 am Introduction
10:05 - 10:28 am Talk 1: Inferring Internal Causes of Uncertainty to Improve Decision Making, Rachel Denison
10:28 - 10:46 am Talk 2: Causal Inference in Reinforcement Learning, Sam Gershman
10:46 - 11:12 am Talk 3: Causal Inference in Multisensory Perception, Uta Noppeney
11:12 am - 12:00 pm Talk 4: The Persistent Influence of Causal Inference in Multisensory Perception, Christoph Kayser
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm The Fred Kavli Distinguished Career Contributions in Cognitive Neuroscience Lecture, Hemispheric Organization for Visual Recognition, Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University, Grand Ballroom
2:00 - 5:00 pm Poster Session C, Exhibit Hall 
3:00 - 5:00 pm Symposium 1- Studying the Mind by Manipulating Brain Networks, Joel Voss, Chair, Constitution Ballroom
3:00 - 3:07 pm Introduction
3:07 - 3:30 pm Talk 1: Neurostimulation for Flexible Language-Network Redistribution in Healthy and Lesioned Brains, Gesa Hartwigsen
3:30 - 3:54 pm Talk 2: Network Stimulation to Test the Human Orbitofrontal Cortex Role in Interference-Based Decision Making, Thorsten Kahnt
3:54 - 4:15 pm Talk 3: Using the Human Brain Connectome to Identify Brain Circuit Targets for Depression Symptoms, Michael Fox
4:15 - 5:00 pm Talk 4: Stimulating the Hippocampal Network to Test Episodic Memory Mechanisms, Joel Voss
3:00 - 5:00 pm Symposium 2 – Finances and Feelings: The Affective Neuroscience of SES, Martha Farah, Chair, Back Bay A/B 
3:00 – 3:11 pm Introduction
3:11 - 3:31 pm Talk 1: Neural Correlates of Poverty Observed in the Human Fetal Brain: Implications for Postnatal Wellbeing, Moriah Thomason
3:31 - 3:53 pm Talk 2: SES, Early Experience and Brain Development: Informing a Science of Neurodevelopmental Enhancement, Joan Luby
3:53 - 4:16 pm Talk 3: Executive and Emotion Regulation Networks Associated with Resilience to Poverty and Early Adversity, Robin Nusslock
4:16 - 5:00 pm Talk 4: Socioeconomic Disadvantage and the Neuroscience of Mother-Infant Attachment, Pilyoung Kim
3:00 - 5:00 pm Symposium 3 - From Wikipedia Searches to Single Cell Recording: Uncovering the Mechanisms of Information-Seeking, Tali Sharot, Chair, Grand Ballroom
3:00 – 3:09 pm Introduction
3:09 - 3:38 pm Talk 1: Using Structure to Explore Efficiently, Eric Schulz
3:38 - 4:11 pm Talk 2: Hunters, Busybodies, and the Knowledge Network Building Associated with Curiosity, Danielle Basset
4:11 - 4:39 pm Talk 3: A Neural Network for Information Seeking, Ethan Bromberg-Martin
4:39 - 5:00 pm Talk 4: Information-Seeking Impairments in Behavioral Addiction as a Novelty Failure, Irene Cogliati Dezza
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Symposium 4 – Development and Plasticity of High-Level Vision and Cognition, Zeynep Saygin, Chair, Back Bay C/D
3:00 – 3:05 pm Introduction
3:05 - 3:31 pm Talk 1: Connectivity at the Origins of Domain Specificity in the Cortical Face and Place Networks, Daniel Dilks
3:31 - 3:49 pm Talk 2: Category-Selective Visual Regions Have Distinctive Signatures of Structural Connectivity in Infants, Rhodri Cusack
3:49 - 4:05 pm Talk 3: Selectivity Driven by Connectivity: Innate Connectivity Patterns of the Visual Word Form Area, Zeynep Saygin
4:05 - 5:00 pm Talk 4: Congenital Blindness Repurposes Visual Cortices for Higher-Cognition and Changes their Connectivity, Marina Bedny

Monday, May 4, 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibits Open, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Poster Session D, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Symposium 5 - Pressing the Play Button: Sequential Neural Replay of Human Memories, Eitan Schechtman, Chair, Constitution Ballroom
10:00 – 10:08 am Introduction
10:08 – 10:28 am Talk 1: Neural Mechanisms of Human Episodic Memory Formation Across Spatial Scales, Kareem Zaghloul
10:28 – 10:50 am Talk 2: Forward Reactivation of Sequential Memory Traces During Sleep, Marit Petzka
10:50 – 11:19 am Talk 3: Neural Replay in Model-Based Learning, Yunzhe Liu
11:19 am – 11:36 pm Talk 4: Replay of Human Practice Predicts Early Skill Learning, Leonardo G Cohen
11:36 am – 12:00 pm Live Panel Discussion via Zoom - Western Hemisphere Schedule Only (See Zoom button in Session)
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Symposium 6 – Moving from a Deficit-Oriented to a Preventive Model in Education: Examining Neural Correlates for Reading Development, Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, Chair, Back Bay A/B
10:00 - 10:05 am Introduction
10:05 – 10:28 am Talk 1: Neurobiological Correlates for Environmental Factors Contributing to Future Reading Abilities, Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus
10:28 – 10:54 am Talk 2: The Typical and Atypical Reading Brain: How a Neurobiological Framework of Reading Development Can Inform Educational Practice and Policy, Nadine Gaab
10:54 – 11:16 am Talk 3: Functional and Structural Signatures of Dyslexia Before and After Literacy Instruction, Michael Skeide
11:16 – 11:33 am Talk 4: Precursors of Difficulties Associated with the Developmental Steps Towards Full Literacy, Heikki Lyytinen
11:33 am – 12:00 pm Talk 5: Seeking to overcome the dyslexia paradox: brain insights, defining who is at risk for dyslexia and preventive intervention, Jolijn Vanderauwera
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Symposium 7 – Integrating Theory and Data: Using Computational Models to Understand Neuroimaging Data, Brandon Turner, Chair, Back Bay C/D
10:00 - 10:08 am Introduction
10:08 – 10:29 am Talk 1: Corticostriatal Computations in Learning and Decision Making, Michael Frank
10:29 – 10:57 am Talk 2: Cognitive computation using neural representations of time, space and number in the Laplace domain, Marc Howard
10:57 – 11:22 am Talk 3: Category Learning as Compression, Bradley Love
11:22 am – 12:00 pm Talk 4: Probabilistic Linking Functions for Mind, Brain, and Behavior, Brandon Turner
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Symposium 8 – The Meeting of Perception and Memory in the Brain, Marc Coutanche, Chair, Grand Ballroom
10:00 - 10:32 am Introduction & Talk 1: Roles of Perceptual and Conceptual Hierarchies in the Formation of Memories, Marc Coutanche
10:32 – 11:01 am Talk 2: Distinct Profiles of Perception and Memory in High-Level Visual Cortex, Chris Baker
11:01 – 11:27 am Talk 3: The Reciprocal Link Between Memory and Visual Exploration, Jennifer Ryan
11:27 – 11:56 am Talk 4: Past Meets Present: Prediction Error Drives Episodic Memory Updating, Morgan Barense
11:56 am  – 12:30 pm Panel Discussion 
12:31 pm - 12:52 pm YIA 1 - Developmental tuning of action selection, Catherine Hartley, New York University, Grand Ballroom 
12:52 pm - 1:30 pm YIA 2 - Structured reinforcement learning, Samuel J. Gershman, Harvard University, Grand Ballroom
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Special Session, What Makes us Human? Symposium in Honor of Donald T. Stuss, Brian Levine, Chair, Grand Ballroom
2:00 - 2:15 pm Introduction: From Lesions to Networks to Institutions: Don Stuss's Legacy in Cognitive Neuroscience, B. Levine
2:15 - 2:37 pm Talk 1: Effects of Focal Frontal Lobe Lesions on Attention in Multi-Dimensional Reward-Learning Tasks, Avinash R. Vaidya
2:37 - 2:58 pm Talk 2: Confabulations and Subjective Truth Value, Asaf Gilboa
2:58 - 3:09 pm Talk 3: The Quest for Hemispheric Asymmetries Supporting and Predicting Executive Functioning, Antonino Vallesi
3:09 - 3:30 pm Talk 4: Understanding the Workings of the Hippocampus: Lessons from Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex, Shayna Rosenbaum
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Poster Session E, Exhibit Hall 
4:00 pm - 5:10 pm CNS Trainee Professional Development Panel, Constitution Ballroom

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibits Open, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Poster Session F, Exhibit Hall 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Invited Symposium 3 – Contemporary Approaches To Emotion Representations, Kevin S. LaBar, Chair, Back Bay A/B
10:00 - 10:08 am Introduction
10:08 - 10:37 am Talk 1: Decoding Spontaneous Emotions and Modeling Their Temporal Dynamics from Resting-State fMRI, Kevin S. LaBar
10:37 - 11:01 am Talk 2: Emotion Schemas are Represented in the Human Visual System: Evidence from fMRI and Convolutional Neural Networks, Tor D. Wager
11:01 - 11:23 am Talk 3: Mapping the Passions: Insights from Computational and Social Functional Approaches, Dacher Keltner
11:23 am - 12:00 pm Talk 4: Modelling Dynamic Facial Expressions of Emotion Across Cultures Using Data-Driven Methods, Rachael E. Jack
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Invited Symposium 4 – Novel Approaches to Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Jérôme Sallet, Chair, Grand Ballroom
10:00 - 10:08 am Introduction
10:08 - 10:38 am Talk 1: Noninvasive Deep Brain Stimulation Via Temporally Interfering Electric Fields, Nir Grossman
10:38 - 11:05 am Talk 2: Probing Decision-Making Circuits in Primates Using Transcranial Ultrasound Neuromodulation, Jérôme Sallet
11:05 - 11:28 am Talk 3: Ultrasonic Modulation of Higher Order Visual Pathways in Humans, Chris Butler
11:28 am - 12:00 pm Talk 4: Noninvasive CNS Modulation Using Ultrasound with or without Blood-Brain Barrier Opening, Elisa Konofagou
12:30 pm -1:30 pm 26th Annual George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience Lecture, Functional Imaging of the Human Brain: A Window into the Architecture of the Mind, Nancy Kanwisher, McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Machines, MIT, Grand Ballroom
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Symposium 9 – Cortical Gradients and Their Role in Cognition, Daniel Margulies, Chair, Constitution Ballroom
2:00 - 2:08 pm Introduction
2:08 - 2:34 pm Talk 1: The Influence of Brain Structure on Typical and Atypical Brain Function, Boris Bernhardt
2:34 - 2:56 pm Talk 2: Cortical Somatosensory Hierarchical Gradients, Noam Saadon-Grosman
2:56 - 3:25 pm Talk 3: A Multisensory Perspective on Primary Cortices, Micah Murray
3:25 - 4:00 pm Talk 4: Neurocognitive Hierarchies as a State Space for On-Going Thought, Jonathan Smallwood
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Symposium 10 – Specifics and Generalities: Beyond the Semantic-Episodic Distinction, Chi Ngo, Chair, Back Bay A/B
2:00 - 2:07 pm Introduction
2:07 - 2:32 pm Talk 1: Generalized Knowledge and Episodic Memory in Development, Chi Ngo
2:32 - 2:58 pm Talk 2: Memory Specificity and Concept Generalization, Dagmar Zeithamova
2:58 - 3:19 pm Talk 3: Semantic Knowledge Distorts Episodic Memory: Behavioral and Neural Investigations, Alexa Tompary
3:19 - 4:00 pm Talk 4: Neural Signatures of Time and Meaning in Categorized Free Recall, Sean Polyn
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Symposium 11 – Deep Data: The Contribution of Case Studies and Special Populations in the Era of Big Data, Erez Freud, Chair, Back Bay C/D
2:00 - 2:04 pm Introduction
2:04 - 2:26 pm Talk 1: The Role of the Dorsal Pathway in Object Perception, Erez Freud
2:26 - 2:42 pm Talk 2: Perception and Action without Hands, Ella Striem-Amit
2:42 - 3:00 pm Talk 3: Pattern Separation Following Denate Gyrus Lesions, Shayna Rosenbaum
3:00 - 4:00 pm Talk 4: Direct Electrical Stimulation Mapping of Language Pathways During Awake Brain Surgery, Bradford Z. Mahon
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshop - Need to Know News from NIH about Grant Applications and Opportunities, Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Poster Session G , Exhibit Hall

 

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