Chris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.
The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science program examines what concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain and intelligence?
1. Autism as Disability, Brian Cozzarin, Management Sciences
2. Character Trait, Igor Grossmann, Psychology
Wilfrid Laurier University
Parkinson’s Disease: Sensorimotor Transformations through a Degenerating Circuit
University of Montréal
The Neural Dynamics of Dynamic Decisions
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The Functional Logic of Cortical Circuits
University of Manchester
The SpiNNaker Project
The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at the University of Waterloo is holding their second annual summer school on large-scale brain modelling. The two-week school will teach participants how to use the Nengo simulation package to build state-of-the-art cognitive and neural models.