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Seminars

Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

ICN Seminars are held on Mondays at 3.15pm.

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

For further information, Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence, Tel: + 44 2076791164

20Jan

 Caswell Barry

Cell and Developmental Biology, UCL

A talk of two halves: Grid cell representations in an uncertain world and an AI approach to the discovery of neural representations

Host: Benedetto de Martino

27Jan

Riccardo Fusaroli

School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark

Towards a quantitative framework for conversational dynamics: backchannels, repair and alignment across contexts

Host: Antonia Hamilton

03Feb

Jo Taylor

Language and Cognition, UCL 

Using artificial orthographies as a window onto how the brain learns to read 

Host:  Mairead MacSweeney

10Feb

Athena Akrami

Learning, Inference and Memory Lab, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, UCL

Study of sensory “prior distributions” in rodent models of working memory and perceptual decision-making tasks

Host:  Benedetto de Martino

17Feb

Vitoria Piai

Donders Institute, Nijmegen

Memory and control in spoken word production: evidence from electrophysiology and brain lesions

Host:  Jenny Crinion

24Feb

Atsushi Senju

Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck

Development of spontaneous social attention

Host: Antonia Hamilton

02Mar

Gaia Scerif 

Dept Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Attentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors

Host:   Sarah White 

09

Mar

Shane O’Mara

Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin

Title: to be announced

Host: Vincent Walsh

16

Mar

Soren Krach

Social Neuroscience Lab, Lubeck University

Forming beliefs about the self: neuroscientific and clinical implications

Host: Antonia Hamilton