La Jolla 2009



University of California, San Diego

We began with a discussion about conscious and unconscious memory with Larry Squire, PhD,Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry,Neurosciences, and Psychology UCSD School of Medicine, a Research Career Scientist at VA Medical Center, San Diego and Principal Investigator at Memory Research Laboratory, UCSD





We had a discussion about consciousness with Vilayanur Ramachandran, MD, PhD is the Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, UCSD and author of ‘A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness’



The Neurosciences Institute


We had a discussion about ways of knowing and knowledge with Gerald Edelman, MD, PhD, Nobel Prize Winner, the Director of The Neurosciences Institute and author of ‘second nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge’


The Salk Institute




We began our visit to The Salk Institute with an introduction by Kathleen Murray and Peter Salk followed by lunch in the foyer of the Louis Kahn building.

Dr. Terrence Sejnowski
Professor and Laboratory Head
Computational Neurobiology Laboratory
"A Discussion on Perception of Time"

Dr. Thomas Albright
Professor and Director
Vision Center Laboratory "A Discussion on Dreams"

Dr. John Reynolds
Associate Professor Systems Neurobiology Laboratory
"A Discussion on Attention"

Dr. Walter Eckhart
Professor and Laboratory Head
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory Tour

We ended our visit to the Salk Institute with an Architectural tour with Judy Hodges





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