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Memory: Recording Experience in Cells and Circuits

Organized by Patricia Goldman-Rakic

February 17-20, 1996
Irvine, CA

Organizing Committee:
P.S. Goldman-Rakic
Allan Baddeley
Eric R. Kandel
Larry R. Squire
Donald L. Price

Saturday, February 18

Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Yale University, Opening Remark

Session One: Psychological Concepts of Short and Long-Term Memory
Alan Baddeley, Bristol University, Chair

Fractionating Short-Term Memory
Alan Baddeley, Bristol University

Accuracy and Distortion in Memory: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
Daniel Schacter, Harvard University

Memory Systems in the Brain and Localization of a Memory
Richard Thompson, University of Southern California

Studies of Retrograde Amnesia
Elizabeth Warrington, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Alan Baddeley, General Discussion/Questions

Session Two: The Neurobiology of Long-Term Memory Systems
Eric Kandel, Columbia University, Chair

Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity
Charles Stevens, Salk Institute

Genes, Synapses and Long-Term Memory
Eric Kandel, Columbia University

Gene Discovery in Drosophila: An Economic Approach to Reveal Molecular Mechanisms of Human Learning and Memory
Tim Tully, Cold Spring Harbor Lab

A Physiological Basis for a Theory of Memory Formation
Mark Bear, Brown University

Eric Kandel, General Discussion/Questions

Monday, February 19

Session Three: The Anatomy of Memory Systems
Larry Squire, University of California, San Diego, Chair

The Hippocampus and the Medical Temporal Lobe Memory System
Larry Squire, University of California, San Diego

The Anatomy of Learning: Cognitive Principles vs. Behavioral Rules
Mortimer Mishkin, NIMH

Two Functional Components of the Hippocampal Memory System
Howard Eichenbaum, SUNY

Involvement of the Amygdala in Memory Storage: Interaction with Other Brain Systems
James McGaugh, University of California, Irvine

Larry Squire, General Discussion/Questions

Session Four: The Neurobiology of Short-Term Memory Networks
Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Yale University, Chair

Yale University Cellular and Circuit and Architecture of Working Memory
Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Yale University

The Interaction of Neural Systems for Attention and Memory
Robert Desimone, NIMH

Dynamic Modulation of Neurons and Networks
Eve Marder, Brandeis University

Hippocampal Ensemble Encoding of Behavioral Events into Memory
Samuel Deadwyler, Wake Forest University

Patricia Goldman-Rakic, General Discussion/Questions

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