Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience



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


 Ella Striem-Amit

Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University, USA

The action system in people born without hands

Host: Tamar Makin

Special venue: FIL seminar room (level 4)


Andrew Macaskill

Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, UCL

Push – pull regulation of prefrontal cortex by two opposing hippocampal pathways

Host:  Jonathan Roiser

13 May

Katherine Young

Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Kings College London

From brain to clinic: using translational neuroscience to explore mechanisms of psychological treatments

Host:  Oliver Robinson


Katja Kornysheva

School of Psychology, Bangor University 

Generic neural code for sequence control in humans

Host:  Neil Burgess


Sven Mattys

Dept of Psychology, University of York

Exploring cognitive listening:  Perceiving words and sounds while dual-tasking

Host: Sophie Scott


Stuart Ritchie

Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry, King’s College London

Title: To be confirmed

Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore