In this public lecture, Professor of Psychology and Brain Sciences, and Radiology, Jeffrey Zacks, will draw on the history of cinema and the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to explain what happens in your head when you sit down in the theatre and the lights go out.
Joel Finkelstein: "Of Ramps, Towers and Dopamine"
Clare Choi: "The role of neuromodulators on working memory"
Gary Kane: "Mechanisms of overharvesting in patch foraging"
Abigail Novick: "Blast from the past: Evidence for episodic memory involvement in working memory maintenance"
"Perception in a variable world: The case of speech perception"
"Achieving robust communication by adapting to perceived communicative success"
Nayeon Kim: "Searching for Neural Correlates of Cognitive Development"
Tracy Reuter: "Prediction as a Learning Mechanism in Infancy"
James Antony: "Mechanisms of Memory Reactivation During Sleep"
Adam Brockett: "Astrocytes regulate cognitive flexibility and neuronal oscillations by releasing S100b"
"Mechanisms of Memory Reactivation During Sleep"
Learning to forget, forgetting to learn: Memory processes in cognitive development
Clean Mapping: How conceptual structure might serve as the developmental and phylogenetic starting point of syntax