Announcing the VSS 2019 Symposia

We are pleased to announce this year’s Member-Initiated Symposia which will be held on Friday, May 17, beginning at 12:00 pm.

Reading as a visual act: Recognition of visual letter symbols in the mind and brain
Organizer: Teresa Schubert, Harvard University
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Talk Room 1

Rhythms of the brain, rhythms of perception
Organizers: Laura Dugué, Paris Descartes University & Suliann Ben Hamed, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Talk Room 2

What can be inferred about neural population codes from psychophysical and neuroimaging data?
Organizer: Fabian Soto, Department of Psychology, Florida International University
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Talk Room 1

Visual Search: From youth to old age, from the lab to the world
Organizer: Beatriz Gil-Gómez de Liaño, Brigham & Women’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School and Cambridge University
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Talk Room 2

What Deafness Tells Us about the Nature of Vision
Organizer: Rain Bosworth, Ph.D., Department of Psychology,
University of California, San Diego
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Talk Room 1

Prefrontal cortex in visual perception and recognition
Organizer: Biyu Jade He, NYU Langone Medical Center
Time/Room: Friday, May 17, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Talk Room 2



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