Final Program ABIM 2013

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Sunday, January 12


Monday, January 13

Decoding Vision

TALKS (15:30-19:20)

15:30   Yukiyasu Kamitanistar2.png(ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan)

Decoding visual contents from human brain activity

16:20   Gijs Plomp(Functional Brain Mapping Lab, University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Dynamics of directed information transfer in visual processes

16:40   Isik Karahanoglu(Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Switzerland)

Recovery of Synchronous Patterns in Resting-State fMRI with Total Activation

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Julie Grèzesstar2.png(Cognitive Neurosciences Lab (INSERM U960), Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)

The interactive aspect of emotional expressions

18:20   Markus Werkle-Bergner(Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany)

Coordinated Within-trial Dynamics of Low-Frequency Neural Rhythms Controls Evidence Accumulation

18:40   Sandrine de Ribaupierre(Brain and Mind Institute, Western University, Canada)

Multivariate analysis of Age-Related Differences in cognitive intra-individual variability and brain patterns

19:00   Petra Ritter(Charité Berlin and Max Planck Institute Leipzig, Germany)

The Virtual Brain: Knowledge inference and application

Tuesday, January 14

Social Communication

TALKS (15:30-18:20)

15:30   Nathalie Georgestar2.png(Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epiniere (ICM), UPMC / INSERM / CNRS, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France)

Neural underpinnings of the processing of social cues from faces

16:20   Dmitry Smirnov(Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science (BECS), Aalto University, Finland)

Hyperclassification reveals shared representation of action execution and observation across interacting brains

16:40   Marta Andreatta(Department of Psychology, University of Würzburg, Germany)

Appetitive conditioned responses induced by social relief

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Angela Sirigustar2.png(Center for Cognitive Neurosciences, UMR 5229, CNRS, Bron, France)

How Oxytocin modulates the human brain and behavior

POSTER SESSION (18:20-20:00)

Wednesday, January 15

Reward and Motivation

TALKS (15:30-18:40)

15:30   Mauricio Delgadostar2.png(Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, Newark, USA)

The social network: How reward processing is influenced by social context

16:20   Kristoffer Aberg(Lab. for Neurology and Imaging of Cognition, Geneva University, Switzerland)

Learn the right thing: Interaction between reward-related and attentional networks yield specific spatial biases

16:40   James Cousins(University of Manchester, UK)

Cued memory reactivation during slow-wave sleep promotes explicit knowledge of a motor sequence

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Mathias Pessiglionestar2.png(Institut du cerveau et de la Moelle (ICM), Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France)

The neural code of subjective value

POSTER SESSION (18:20-20:00)

Thursday, January 16

Multisensory Perception

TALKS (15:30-19:20)

15:30   Mark Wallacestar2.png(Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Nashville, USA)

Multisensory Temporal Function and its Role in Stimulus Binding

16:20   Eveline Geiser(Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Switzerland)

Neural correlates of global timing processing in the auditory domain

16:40   Steven Boker(University of Virginia, USA)

Windowed Cross-Correlation of BOLD Signals

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Amir Amedistar2.png(Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

A step toward closing the gap between using sensory substitution for understanding brain plasticity and stability and for widespread practical visual rehabilitation

18:20   Andrea Serino(Center for Neuroprosthetics, EPFL, Switzerland)

The space around you. Ventral intraparietal area codes peripersonal space around one’s own and other faces

18:40   Delphine Roussillon(Inserm U960, Ecole Normale Supérieure, France)

Alteration of speech induced theta and gamma oscillations in autism

19:00   Corrado Corradi-Dell'Acqua(Swiss Centre for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Neural responses to emotional expression information in high- and low-spatial frequency in autism: Evidence for a cortical dysfunction