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The W.S. Battersby Memorial Lecture
The Neuropsychology Doctoral Sub-Program,
Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY

This annual lecture is given in memory of a co-founder of the Neuropsychology Doctoral Sub-Program, and involves speakers who work in Stan’s areas of expertise: sensory psychophysics and neurophysiology.

Year Title
1997-1998 Dr. Thomas Frumkes
Queens College, CUNY
The role of tonic inhibition in light and dark adaptation: retinal and cerebral mechanisms
1998-1999 Dr. Howard Moskowitz
Moskowitz-Jacobs Inc.
Basic psychophysical mechanisms of taste and smell and its relationship to consumer products
1999-2000 Dr. Pedro Pasik
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
What every neuropsychologist should know about Heinrich Kluver
2000-2001 Dr. Joy Hirsch
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The neurobiology of fundamental cognitive tasks: Insight from fMRI studies
2001-2002 Dr. Donald Simone
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Spinal neurons that possess the receptor for substance P have a unique role in pain transmission
2002-2003 Dr. Gordon Shepherd
Yale University School of Medicine
Advances in the molecular and neural basis of olfaction and their implications for human smell
2003-2004 Dr. Jeffrey Mogil
McGill University
Genetic mediation of pain and pain inhibition: From mice to molecules
2004-2005 Dr. Charles Gilbert
Rockefeller University
Neural mechanisms of perceptual learning
2005-2006 Dr. Bernard Cohen
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
The Neural Basis of Motion Sickness
2006-2007 Dr. David A. McCormick
Yale University School of Medicine
Intracortical synaptic transmission: Mixed analog and digital signaling
2007-2008 Dr. Robert Shapley
New York University
Primary Visual Vortex's Responses to Color: Regions and Boundaries
2008-2009 Dr. Ehud Kaplan
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Do we really see the world with three parallel neural streams?
2009-2010 Dr. Leo Chalupa
George Washington University
Retinal Waves Instruct the Formation of Eye-specific Retinogeniculate Projections: Fact or Fantasy?
2010-2011 Vincent Ferrera
Columbia University
Neural Mechanisms for Managing Sensory Overload: Adaptation, Attention and Categorization
2011-2012 Tony Movshon
New York University
Brain Mechanisms of Visual Motion Perception
2012-2013 Dr. Michael Posner
University of Oregon
Developing Willpower
2013-2014 Dr. Michael Goldberg
Columbia University
Parietal Mechanisms for Attention and Arousal