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 4.00pm.

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


Wolfgang Tschacher 

University Hospital of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Bern, Switzerland

Nonverbal synchrony and physiological entrainment in social interaction

Host:  Antonia Hamilton


Liat Levita

Dept Psychology, University of Sheffield

Fear and loathing in adolescence – avoidance and learned fear

Host:  Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

29 Oct

Marcel Brass

Dept Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium

How do we represent multiple observed actions in our motor system?

Host:  Antonia Hamilton


David Williams

School of Psychology, University of Kent

Linking mindreading and metacognition: The case of autism spectrum disorder

Host:  Sarah White


Rebecca Lawson

Royal Society Wellcome Trust Henry Dale Fellow, Dept Psychology, University of Cambridge

Getting computational about ‘context’ in autism spectrum disorder

Host: Jon Roiser


Jennifer Cook

School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

Dissociating social and non-social learning

Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore


Armin Zlomuzica

Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany

Memory for specific events: the impact of emotional activation

Host: Oliver Robinson


Bernhard Staresina 

School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

Making memories - how the human hippocampus binds, consolidates and retrieves experiences

Host:  Tamar Makin


Dorothy Cowie

Dept Psychology, Durham University

The developing bodily self

Host:  Tamar Makin