Symposium Speakers

63rd Nebraska Symposium on Motivation:

The Neuropsychopathology of Schizophrenia: Molecules, Brain systems, Motivation, Cognition, and Treatment

9-10 April 2015

Coordinated by: Ming Li, Ph.D., and William Spaulding, Ph.D.


David Lewis (University of Pittsburgh)
A Neural Circuitry Basis for Impaired Cortical Network Oscillations and Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia

Steven Silverstein (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
Cognitive organization as a dimension of individual differences and psychopathology

William Carpenter (University of Maryland)
Avolition in schizophrenia: A failure to translate reward information into motivated behavior

Raquel Gur (University of Pennsylvania)
Neurodevelopmental genomic strategies in the study of the psychosis spectrum

Rubin Gur (University of Pennsylvania)
Multimodal brain and behavior indices of psychosis risk

Bruce Cuthbert (National Institute of Mental Health)
The NIMH Research Domain Criteria Project: New approaches to classifying psychotic spectrum disorders.