Maurice Chacron (McGill) talks about optimal coding mechanisms invoked in sensory perception of the electric fish. He discusses his “awake behaving” model, through which he has deciphered that feedback from descending inputs tunes sensory responses through a “temporal whitening” function which may be conserved across species.
Duration: 42 minutes
Discussants:(in alphabetical order)
Salma Quraishi (Research Asst Prof, UTSA)
Fidel Santamaria (Assoc Prof, UTSA)
Charles Wilson (Ewing Halsell Chair, UTSA)
acknowledgement: JM Tepper for original music.