Final Program ABIM 2016

Download a pdf version of the final program here.
 

Sunday, January 10

Conference Opening 

WELCOME RECEPTION & REGISTRATION, HOTEL SUISSE (18:30-20:00)

 

Monday, January 11 - Oral Session

Emotion Networks

TALKS (15:30-19:20)

 

 

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Tor Wager (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Institute for Cognitive Science University of Colorado, Boulder, USA).

 

Varieties of pain.

 

16:20

Benjamin Kreifelts (Department of Psychiatry and

Psychotherapy, Eberhard KarlsUniversity, Tübingen, Germany).

 

Cerebral resting state connectivity predicts cognitive biases in social anxiety.

 

16:40

Leonie Koban (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Institute for Cognitive Science University of Colorado, Boulder, USA).

 

 

Frontal-brainstem pathways mediating placebo effects on social pain.

 

17:00

Coffee Break

 

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Kevin LaBar (Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, USA).

 

Neural decoding of emotional feeling states.

 

18:20

Lauri Nummenmaa (Department of Neuroscience

and Biomedical Engineering, School of Science, Aalto University, Finland).

 

Social laughter triggers cerebral β-Endorphin release in humans.

 

18:40

Roberta Ronchi (Laboratory of Cognitive

Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland).

 

From internal signals to visual processing: cardio‐visual integration for body perception.

 

19:00

Tonia A. Rihs (FBM Laboratory, University of Geneva, Switzerland).

 

 

 

Naturalistic viewing of biological motion in young children with autism spectrum disorder assessed with high density EEG.

 

 

Tuesday, January 12 - Oral & Poster Session

Neurostimulation

TALKS (15:30-18h20)

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Gregor Thut (Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK).

 

Exploring new ways for modulating brain activity and function through transcranial brain stimulation: A central role for brain oscillations?

 

16:20

Natalia Egorova (Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, USA).

 

Early neural biomarkers of longitudinal transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation treatment success in depression.

 

16:40

Tatiana Aboulafia Brakha (Division of Neuro-rehabilitation, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland).

 

Right prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation facilitates affective flexibility by enhancing disengagement from emotional faces.

 

 

17:00

 

Coffee Break

 

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Giacomo Koch (Department of Clinical and Behavioural Neurology, Foundation S. Lucia, Rome, Italy).

Tracking cortico-cortical connectivity with multifocal TMS: from basic neurophysiology to clinical application.

 18:20-20:00

Poster Session (Odd Numbers)

 

Wednesday, January 13 - Oral & Poster Session

Executive Control & Decision Making

TALKS (15:30-18h20)

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Christopher Summerfield (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK).

 

Do humans make good decisions?

 

16:20

Micah Edelson (Department of Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland).

 

Responsibility aversion and leadership ability. Behavioral, cognitive and neurocomputational mechanisms.

 

16:40

Nathan Faivre (Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain Mind Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).

 

Illusory hand ownership modulates the position of afterimages: a case for self-grounded vision.

 

17:00

Coffee Break

 

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Etienne Koechlin (INSERM, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France).

A computational approach to prefrontal executive function and human adaptive behaviour.

 

 18:20-20:00

 

Poster Session (Even numbers)

 

Thursday, January 14 - Oral Session

Network Analyses & Modeling

TALKS (15:30-19:20)

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Viktor Jirsa (Institut de Neurosciences des Systèmes UMR INSERM 1106, Aix-Marseille University, France).

Translational neuroscience: from large-scale brain modeling to individual patient prediction.

 

 

16:20

Kathrin Müsch (Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada).

 

Sensorimotor crosstalk in the language network during sentence repetition.

 

16:40

Laurent Sheybani (FBM lab, University of Geneva, Switzerland).

 

Emergence of a focus-independent epileptic network associated with neocortical fast ripples in the mouse-model of temporal lobe epilepsy.

 

17:00

Coffee Break

 

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Martijn Van Den Heuvel (Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands).

 

Exploring the human connectome.

 

18:20

Simon Eickhoff (Institute for Neuroscience and

Medicine, Research Center Jülich, Germany).

 

Behavior, sensitivity, and power of activation likelihood estimation characterized by large-scale simulation.

 

18:40

Benjamin Morillon (McConnell Brain Imaging Center, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada).

 

Motor origin of temporal predictions in auditory attention

 

19:00

Thomas Bolton (Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).

 

Don't forget your posterior cingulate cortex co-activation patterns: they relate to working memory!

 

 

 

20:30

Farewell party with prize ceremony

 

Swiss Fondue at the restaurant “Le Gueullhi”

(details will be provided during the conference)

 

 

 

 

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