Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience



Seminars are held on Mondays at 4.00pm.

Please note the venue for all these seminars is the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Basement seminar room (B10), 17 Queen Square, London. WC1N 3AZ

For further information, Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence Tel: +442076791164

24 April

Marco Tripodi

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge

Space and motion: genetics and function of neural circuits controlling goal-oriented movements

Host: Benedetto de Martino

01 May No Seminar – Bank Holiday
08 May

Sliman Bensmaia

Neuroscience and Neuroprosthetics, University of Chicago

Biological and bionic hands: Natural neural coding and artificial perception

Host: Tamar Makin

15 May

Jeremy Skipper

Experimental Psychology Dept, Division of Psychology & Language Science, UCL

Primary motor and auditory cortex form a structurally and functionally connected circuit for speech

Host: Mairead MacSweeney

22 May

Nick Chater

Behavioural Science, University of Warwick

Virtual Bargaining in Joint Action, Communication and Fairness

Host: Benedetto de Martino



No Seminar – Bank Holiday



Matthew Rushworth

Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Comparing frontal lobe mechanisms of decision-making in different species

Host: Benedetto de Martino

12  Jun

Judith Holler

Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

On the pragmatics of face-to- face communication; the role of the body in social cognition and social interaction

Host: Antonia Hamilton



Mariano Sigman

University of Torcuato de Tella

Confidence, deliberation and democracy

Host:  Bahador Bahrami