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Rhythmic Dynamics and Cognition

June 4-5, 2013

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The Rhythmic Dynamics and Cognition Conference was a two-day event sponsored by the Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative (CRC). The program was held at the Brain Building (Building 46) on the MIT campus and included lectures, a reception, and a poster session.

Invited speakers:

  • Pascal Fries, (Ernst Strungmann Institute (ESI), Frankfurt)
  • Elizabeth Buffalo (Emery University)
  • Charlie Schroeder (Nathan Kline Institute)
  • Peter Brown (University College London)
  • Fiona Le Beau (Newcastle University)
  • Earl Miller (MIT)
  • Charlie Wilson (University of Texas, San Antonio)
  • Peter Uhlhaas (University of Glasgow)
  • Christa van Dort (Mass. General Hospital)
  • Markus Siegal (University of Tubingen)
  • Robert Knight (UC Berkely)

Organizing Committee:

  • E. Boyden
  • U. Eden
  • M. Hamalainen
  • S. Jones
  • N. Kopell
  • M. Kramer
  • E. Miller


All Videos

Beth Buffalo: Neural Signals for Memory and Space in the Primate Medial Temporal Node

Pascal Fries: Attentional selection and top-down signaling through inter-areal beta- and gamma-band synchronization.

Earl Miller: Cognition is Rhythmic

Markus Siegel: Spectral fingerprints of large-scale neuronal


Bob Knight: Oscillations and Human Prefrontal Cortex

Fiona leBeau: Region specific differences in the generation and modulation of fast network oscillations in the rodent prefrontal cortex in vitro and in vivo

Peter Uhlhaas: Neural Oscillations in Schizophrenia: Perspectives from MEG

Charlie Schroeder: Neural Substrates of Temporal Prediction in Active Sensing

Peter Brown: Beta Oscillations in the Human Basal Ganglia

Charles Wilson: Frequency Tuning of Striatal Interneurons

Christa van Dort: Optogenetic Activation of Cholinergic Neurons in the PPT Induces REM Sleep

Rosalyn Moran: Dynamic Causal Modeling and Neurophysiology

Bijan Peseran: Neuronal dynamics during coordination and decision

Liam Paninski: Statistical Neuroscience

Astrid Prinz: How do rhythmically active circuits “analyze” their own activity?