Learning and Memory

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience of Aging and Geriatric Brain Disorders
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.
Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying pathological neural plasticity
Neuroimaging and cognitive studies of age and health.
Neural circuits implicated in the development, pathophysiology, and treatment of schizophrenia and other major psychiatric disorders.
Neuroimaging and behavioral studies of language, working memory, motivation, and learning.
Auditory cognitive neuroscience, with a focus on spoken language
Cellular and circuit mechanisms underlying drug addiction and sleep-mediated regulation of reward.
Regulation of GABAergic inhibition in development and mental disorders
Therapeutic strategies and mechanisms for experimental traumatic brain injury
Adaption, learning, and plasticity in simulated neural networks.
Cortical mechanisms of cognition in primates.
Contributions of cortical microcircuit properties to information processing and coding in the olfactory system.
Neurodevelopment of cognition and emotion in young children
Theoretical and computational modeling of dynamics in neuronal networks.
Imaging and manipulating cells and circuits to understand population coding across the cortical hierarchy
Human cognitive neuroscience and multimodal neuroimaging of pathology and pathophysiology in the early course of psychosis
Rewards, emotions, and decision making.
Functions of the neural circuits that underpin motor performance and skill learning. Neural circuit dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. Neuromodulation. Deep brain stimulation.
Molecular, cellular and system mechanisms underlying normal and pathological hearing
The impact of gender and changes in neurochemistry on rehabilitation and treatment outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI).