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Theta-burst LTP in the dorsal striatum: its development and use to illuminate striatal dynamics underlying skill learning, and the aberrant learning behind addiction – 3/30/2015

Sarah Hawes Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study George Mason University   Dissertation Abstract: Corticostriatal plasticity facilitates action selection and skill learning through dynamic enhancement (“long term potentiation” or LTP) and reduction (“long term depression” or LTD) in communication strength between neurons. Striatal primary neurons are divided into two classes: motor-enhancing “direct” and motor-suppressing “indirect” pathway […]

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Complexity and the Art of Public Policy – 4/6/2015

Dr. David Colander College Professor, Department of Economics Middlebury College Much of the discussion of complexity focuses on the science of complexity. In this talk I will focus on the implications of complexity for public policy–how the advances in complexity science changes the way economists frame policy. I begin by reviewing how the economics profession […]

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Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 4/13/2015

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Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 4/20/2015

Dr. Greg Wallace Assistant Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences George Washington University

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Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 4/27/2015

Dr. Ronald Silverman Columbia University Medical Center

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Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 5/4/2015

Dr. Hu Yang Biomedical Engineering Virginia Commonwealth University

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