ICBS Special Event: The Neural Basis of Attention. Festschrift in Honor of Bob Rafal

Seminar | March 22 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, 2121 Berkeley Way, Room 1102

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

This workshop will cover historical and contemporary perspectives on the neural basis of attention. Speakers will pay special tribute to the contributions and influences of Professor Robert Rafal, a cognitive and behavioral neurologist whose career focused on better understanding the neural underpinnings of attention, consciousness, eye movements, and perception. Bpb was a core member of the Bay area cognitive neuroscience community for many years, instrumental in developing our world class neuropsychology research programs.

Speakers include:
Patrik Vuilleumier Univ. of Geneva
Anne Sereno Purdue University
Chris Rorden Univ. of South Carolina
Leon Deouell Hebrew Univ.
Mairan Berryhill Univ. of Nevada, Reno
Michael Silver UC, Berkeley
Vinitha Rangarajan UC, Berkeley
Assaf Breska UC, Berkeley
Bob Knight UC, Berkeley