Conference: Empirical Appriaches to Consciousness - NYC

GONZALEZ, LUIS LGONZAL at life.jsc.nasa.gov
Mon Oct 17 09:45:48 EST 1994


                EMPIRICAL APPROACHES TO CONSCIOUSNESS

                Monday, November 21, 1994, 8:30 - 5:00
                The New York Academy of Medicine
                1216 Fifth Avenue
                New York NY 10029

This one day conference will begin with an introduction to current issues
in consciousness research, followed by three sessions, each with
principal speakers and discussants, and conclude with a summary session.

I. Automaticity: cognitive functions that are not conscious.

II. Knowing without awareness: blind-sight phenomena, priming, and others.

III. Approaches: imaging and computation.

Faculty: Elizabeth Bates, University of California, San Diego;
Christopher Frith, Hammersmith Hospital, London; Claude Ghez, Columbia
University; Marta Kutas, University of California, San Diego; John
Marshall, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford; Daniel L. Schacter, Harvard
University; Petra Stoerig, Munich; Larry Weiskrantz, University of Oxford.

Registration Fee $125.00 includes refreshments and lunch.

For further information call (212) 876-8200 ext. 272






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