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2022 MBCT Symposium Program

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2022 Symposium Program

Wednesday, March 2

All times are in Pacific Time

9:30-9:45 am

Opening Remarks

Jay McClelland

Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Dept. of Psychology
Director, Center for Mind, Brain, Computation and Technology
Stanford University

Mark J. Schnitzer

Professor, Departments of Biology & Applied Physics
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University

9:45-10:25 am

How does the brain figure out the structure of problems

Tim Behrens

Professor, Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford

10:25-10:40 am


10:40-11:25 am

Microcircuit and cellular computations supporting flexible memory encoding and consolidation in the hippocampus

Attila Losonczy

Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience
Columbia University 

11:25-11:40 am


11:40-12:25 pm

Individual and time-varying mechanisms of decision-making

Ilana Witten

Professor, Princeton Neuroscience Institute 
Princeton University 

12:25-1:15 pm

Lunch break

1:15-2:00 pm

Reverse engineering metacognition: from neural circuits to AI

Adam Kepecs

Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience
Washington University in Saint Louis

2:00-2:15 pm


2:15-2:55 pm

Panel discussion


Event ends