Nobel of the Week

  • 1981 - Roger W. Sperry, "for his discoveries concerning the functional specialization of the cerebral hemispheres"

    Introductory Readings for discussion on October 1.

  • Principles of Neuroscience (2000) 5th ed. Kandel, ER, Schwartz, JH, Jessell, TM, et al. Chapter 20, 29 (portions relating to attention and saccades).

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 1.

  • JH Reynolds & L Chelazzi (2004) Attention Modulation of Visual Processing. Annu Rev. Neurosci. 27:611-647
  • S Hochstein & M Ahissar (2002) View from the top: hierarchies and reverse hierarchies in the visual system. Neuron 36:791-804.

    Original Literature Readings for discussion on October 3.

  • T Moore, KM Armstrong, M Fallah (2003) Visuomotor origins of covert spatial attention. Neuron 40:671-683.
  • Moran J, Desimone R. Selective attention gates visual processing in the extrastriate cortex. (1985) Science. Aug 23;229(4715):782-4. A commentary/criticism of Moran and Desimone, 1985.
  • P Fries (2005) A mechanism for cognitive dynamics: neuronal communication through neuronal coherence. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 9:474-480