The Eleventh Annual
Southern California Learning and Memory Symposium
June 6th, 2012
University of California, San Diego
8:15 Continental breakfast
8:55 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 Larry Squire: The hippocampus, memory and spatial cognition.
9:30 John Wixted: Recollection and familiarity in the hippocampus
10:00 Rosie Cowell: Paradoxical False Recognition: New objects look old in a model of amnesia
11:00 Alcino Silva: Molecular and cellular mechanisms of memory allocation
11:30 Sarah Mednick: Reaching beyond the limits of memory: Experimenting with learning, sleep, and drugs.
12:00 Mark Mayford: Genetic Control of Memory Circuits
2:00 Barbara Knowlton: The role of medial temporal lobe subregions in declarative memory
2:30 Sarah Bottjer: Singing in the brain: cellular and circuit mechanisms of vocal learning
3:00 Xin Jin: Basal ganglia and action learning in mice
4:00 Jill Leutgeb: A neuronal code for extended time in the hippocampus
4:30 Antonio Rangel: What is the role of learning in simple and complex choice?
5:00 Tom Albright: Gaining Sensory Expertise
Sponsored by the Departments of Psychology, Neurosciences, Cognitive Science and the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind