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Helmholtz lecture Tim Brady, November 12: Why intuitive theories of memory lead us wrong: memory representations are continuous strength, population-based and hierarchical

Helmholtz lecture Tim Brady (Dep. of Psychology, UC San Diego): Why intuitive theories of memory lead us wrong: memory representations are continuous strength, population-based and hierarchical. Abstract: In the real world, objects are discrete physical entities – your coffee mug either is or is not in your hand. As a result, both in everyday life…

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TiCS paper by Ada Tsouli et al.

Published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2021) by Ada Tsouli, Ben Harvey, Maarten van der Smagt and others: The role of neural tuning in quantity perception https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1dyov_V1r-K%7EIZ

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Helmholtz lecture Viola Störmer, September 24th: The structure of attention and working memory

Helmholtz lecture by Viola Störmer (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College): The structure of attention and working memory Abstract: Attention is one of the most important components of cognition: it lets us focus on specific information in the environment and determines what information enters working memory and other higher levels of processing. In this talk, I will investigate the…

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HELMHOLTZ RETREAT DATE

For your calendar, Helmholtz retreat date: One way or another there will be a Helmholtz retreat this year. Mark your calendar: August 30-31, 2021.  

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Harvey, Dumoulin in Nature Communications

Ben Harvey and colleagues have published a paper in Nature communications: Topographic maps representing haptic numerosity reveals distinct sensory representations in supramodal networks. See  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-20567-5

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Current Biology article by Harvey, Dumoulin, Fracasso, Paul

Ben Harvey and colleagues just published a paper in Current Biology, “A network of A Network of Topographic Maps in Human Association Cortex Hierarchically Transforms Visual Timing-Selective Responses” See:  https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)30170-6

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