Univerity of Wisconsin-Madison

Lab Meeting
Summer 2021


Background readings

Postle BR (2015). The cognitive neuroscience of visual short-term memory, Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 1: 40-46.

Aschwanden C (2014). Harassment in Science, Replicated. New York Times, August 11.

Postle BR (2017). Harassment in the academic setting. (View the first 12 minutes or so of the lecture)



Summer 2021

June 11

Rac-Lubashevsky, R., & Frank, M.J. (2021). Analogous computations in working memory input, output, and motor gating: Electrophysiological and computational modeling evidence. Plos Computational Biology.


June 18

Jiang, J., Heller, K., & Egner, T. (2014). Bayesian modeling of flexible cognitive control. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.


June 25

Scotti, P. S., Chen, J., & Golomb, J. D. (2021). An improved method for evaluating inverted encoding models. bioRxiv.


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Where to take complaints about a Teaching Assistant or Course Instructor:

Occasionally, a student may have a complaint about a TA or course instructor. If that happens, you should feel free to discuss the matter directly with the TA or instructor. If the complaint is about the TA and you do not feel comfortable discussing it with him or her, you should discuss it with the course instructor. If you do not want to approach the instructor, make an appointment to speak to the Department Chair, Professor Patricia Devine, by emailing:

If your complaint has to do with sexual harassment, you may also take your complaint to Dan Barnish, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, phone 262-0512 or email him at His office is located on the second floor of the Psychology building, room 223.

If you believe the TA or course instructor has discriminated against you because of your religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic background, you also may take your complaint to the Office of Equity and Diversity, room 179-A Bascom Hall, or go to:


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