How are Cognitive Maps in the Hippocampus Related to Episodic Memory?How are Cognitive Maps in the Hippocampus Related to Episodic Memory?http://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/251251KINSC Hilles 109 2014-04-03T16:30:002014-04-03T18:00:00
April 3, 4:30PM–6:00PM
KINSC Hilles 109
The Department of Psychology in conjunction with the Distinguished Visitors Program presents a talk by James Knierim '83, Professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
James Knierim's laboratory uses sophisticated research methods to understand how the brain (particularly the hippocampus) builds a spatial map of an animal's surroundings. Dr. Knierim has authored many research articles and book chapters and has given over 100 invited talks. Many funding bodies have supported his research including the National Institutes of Health, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the National Science Foundation.
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