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Dr. Carmen Varela, Florida Atlantic University, "The Sleeping Thalamus. Sparse Cell Coordination and Burst Diversity"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
MIP Seminar Committee
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Feb 17, 2022   11:00 am  
Speaker
Carmen Varela, PhD.
Contact
Julie Moore
E-Mail
jmoor@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Molecular and Integrative Physiology (MIP) Department Seminar Series

"The Sleeping Thalamus. Sparse Cell Coordination and Burst Diversity"

Research Interests

Thalamic circuits and their contribution to the mechanisms of learning:

  • Memory formation and processing:  retrieval, consolidation, schemas   
  • Problem solving:  inference, generalization, insight
  • Thalamic neuromodulators and their regulation of learning and memory
  • Abnormal learning/memory conditions
    http://www.psy.fau.edu/people/cvarela.php 
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