Navigation Links
Neuroscientist Robert H. Wurtz receives the $500,000 Gruber neuroscience prize
Date:6/15/2010

nvolved not only visual processing, but also behavior - that attention and spatial processing were as important to the brain's analysis of the visual world as the isolated computation of the visual signal. He first showed that the feature detection properties of the visual system discovered by Hubel and Wiesel were present in the awake animal, but more importantly, that attention and motor events interacted with the pure visual processing in critical ways.

"These advances have inspired hundreds of scientists to study the physiology of cognition, and have provided key insights into normal processes like attention and corollary discharge which go awry in psychiatric diseases including schizophrenia and attention deficit disorder. It is important to emphasize that Dr. Wurtz's work has depended upon the sensitive, humane, and appropriate use of monkeys in neuroscientific research. No other technique could have enabled the discoveries which Dr. Wurtz has made about the physiological foundations of cognitive processes, and his work is applicable to humans as well as monkeys."


'/>"/>

Contact: Alyson O'Mahoney
aomahoney@robinleedyassociates.com
914-420-1855
Robin Leedy & Associates, Inc.
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Advertisers, neuroscientists trace source of emotions in brain
2. Neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga awarded Humboldt Prize
3. Bipolar disorder genes, pathways identified by Indiana University neuroscientists
4. Neuroscientists discover long-term potentiation in the olfactory bulb
5. Caltech neuroscientists find brain region responsible for our sense of personal space
6. 2 neuroscientists from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory awarded transformative NIH grants
7. Caltech neuroscientists discover brain area responsible for fear of losing money
8. Dolphin cognitive abilities raise ethical questions, says Emory neuroscientist
9. Neuroscientist: Think twice about cutting music in schools
10. Roberta A. Pagon receives lifetime award in genetics from March of Dimes
11. Robertson Foundation donates $10.2 million for Duke Cell Therapy Center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/5/2014)... great diversity in their ability to identify scents and ... in their perceptual evaluation of odors, with women outperforming ... , Sex differences in olfactory detection may play a ... to one,s perception of smell, which is naturally linked ... has been suggested to be cognitive or emotional, rather ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... marketing directed at children on the interior and ... the majority of black, middle-income and rural communities ... Authored by Arizona State University researcher Punam Ohri-Vachaspati ... to examine the use of child-directed marketing on ... and its relationship to demographics. It adds to ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... published in this month,s Proceedings of the ... a recently discovered communication molecule of the body,s immune ... to limit inflammation and the current study reports its ... ability of the immune system to recognize and target ... effect on the immune system now allows us to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The female nose always knows: Do women have more olfactory neurons? 2Fast food marketing for children disproportionately affects certain communities 2Fast food marketing for children disproportionately affects certain communities 3PNAS: From HIV to cancer, IL-37 regulates immune system 2
... decades, researchers have been using a growing volume of ... emigrated to the New World in one wave or ... a number of different populations. Now, after painstakingly ... Native American and Eurasian groups, an international team of ...
... several years ago, University of Chicago paleontologist David ... organisms according to their physical appearance, let alone ... already invalidated that approach? With more than ... agreement, Jablonski, the William Kenan Jr. Professor in ...
... at Oregon State University today announced the discovery of a ... most aggressive types of head and neck cancers, in work ... a new therapy at some point in the future. ... research has been demonstrated to be a master regulator that ...
Cached Biology News:Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms 2Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms 3Analysis finds strong match between molecular, fossil data in evolutionary studies 2New diagnostic advance seen for head, throat cancer 2
(Date:11/18/2014)... RPS Diagnostics (RPS®) – a developer ... its third annual partnership of the Centers for ... Antibiotics Week from November 17-23. , Get Smart ... to highlight the coordinated efforts of CDC, state ... partners to provide education about the importance of ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... pH measurement and control is vital in a ... food and beverage industries. But what exactly is pH, ... sensors work? METTLER TOLEDO has produced a guide to ... these questions and more. , METTLER TOLEDO provides a ... The actual sensor, the pH electrode, is therefore the ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Alanda ... and Transparency Reporting solutions, announced today that a ... using its Consummate Provider™ solution in both the ... a Global, SaaS based, Data Quality remediation portal, ... their third party Providers improve their ability to ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... 2014 Brothers Josh and Bryce Benbasat ... PAWSitively Curing Cancer, Inc . in recognition of ... non-profit organization is dedicated to raising funds for pet ... the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine ... Cancer as the recipient of this vital funding. It ...
Breaking Biology Technology:RPS Again Partners with the CDC in Support of the 2014 Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 2RPS Again Partners with the CDC in Support of the 2014 Get Smart About Antibiotics Week 3pH Guide from METTLER TOLEDO Explains Measurement, Theory and Practice of pH Applications 2Alanda Software Completes Successful Implementation of Global Data Quality & Vendor Management Solution for Top Tier Global Biopharmaceutical Company 2PAWSitively Curing Cancer, Inc. Launched By Two Children for National Pet Cancer Awareness Month 2PAWSitively Curing Cancer, Inc. Launched By Two Children for National Pet Cancer Awareness Month 3
... 27 th in the nation in its friendliness to ... & Entrepreneurship Council , which released its 10th annual rankings ... nonprofit small business advocacy group headquartered in Washington, D.C. , ... , author of the study, "The 'Small Business Survival ...
... More than 30 years ago, then-Gov. Pat Lucey ... and machinery from property taxes. It was a bipartisan ... even when hard times and foreign competition threatened. , ... technology gain a competitive toehold by reducing state ...
... - A group of private colleges and universities ... technology platform using systems of Jenzabar, Inc. ... agreement with the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges ... systems. Those include the Jenzabar EX ERP System, Jenzabar's ...
Cached Biology Technology:Modernizing the tax code can make Wisconsin tech businesses more competitive 2Modernizing the tax code can make Wisconsin tech businesses more competitive 3
Bovine Renal Artery Endothelial Cells (BRAEC) (>500,000 cells)...
RECK (F-20)...
... Rabbit polyclonal to Peroxiredoxin 1 ... peroxidase family, whose mammalian members have ... proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis. Many isoforms ... to the amino acid sequence homology, ...
... Synuclein Synucleins are small, soluble proteins ... certain tumors. The family includes three known ... synuclein. The alpha and beta synuclein proteins ... they are seen mainly in presynaptic terminals. ...
Biology Products: