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2021 MBCT Symposium Program

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2021 Symposium Program

Wednesday, March 17

All times are in Pacific Time

9:30- 9:40 am

Opening Remarks

Rosa Cao

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy

Stanford University

Jay McClelland

Professor, Dept. of Philosophy
Stanford University

9:40 - 10:25 am

Ideal patterns and “simple” cells

Mazviita Chirimuuta

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh

10:25 - 10:40 am


10:40 - 11:25 am

Moving beyond optimality in models of perceptual decision making

Rachel Denison

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of Boston 

11:25 - 11:40 am


11:40 am - 12:30 pm

Encoding scene properties: new normative principles for models of IT visual cortex beyond object classification

Elias B. Issa

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience
Columbia University 

12:30 - 1:20 pm

Lunch break

1:20 - 2:00 pm

Panel discussion

2:00 - 2:45 pm