Final Program ABIM 2007

Sunday, January 14


Monday, January 15

Auditory perception and musical emotions

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:15)

15:30   Tim Griffithsstar2.png(University of Newcastle Medical School, UK)

Beyond network mapping: A system identification approach to auditory object analysis

16:15   Mireille Bessonstar2.png(Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences Cognitives, Marseille, FR)

The influence of musical expertise and musical training on language processing: Behavioural and electrophysiological approaches

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Stefan Koelschstar2.png(Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, DE)


18:15   Petr Janata(Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis)

Brain networks underlying the retrieval and experience of music-evoked autobiographical memories

18:35   Clara James(Dept of Psychology, University of Geneva)

The musical brain: Processing of syntactical incongruities in expressive music by experts and laymen studied by functional electrical neuroimaging

18:55   Didier Grandjean(Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva)

The emotional voices: Human amygdala and orbito-frontal responses to emotional prosody in intracranial recordings

19:15   Tali Sharot(Dept of Psychology, New York University)

How personal experience modulates the neural circuitry of memories from September 11

Tuesday, January 16

Neural pattern analysis in fMRI

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:15)

15:30   Jim Haxbystar2.png(Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA)

Multi-voxel pattern analysis of fMRI data

16:15   John Dylan Haynesstar2.png(Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, DE)

Decoding conscious and unconscious mental states from brain activity in humans

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Elia Formisanostar2.png(Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, NL)

Multivariate analysis of fMRI data: A data-driven perspective


18:15   Marius Peelen(LabNIC, University of Geneva)

Using multi-voxel pattern analysis of fMRI data to interpret overlapping functional activations

18:35   Philippe Schyns(Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK)

Integration of spatial frequency features over the time course of the N170 to categorize facial expressions of emotion

18:55   Guillaume Thierry(School of Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK)

Is N170 face-selectivity an artefact arising from uncontrolled inter-stimulus perceptual variance?

19:15   Roberto Caldara(Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive NeuroImaging, University of Glasgow, UK)

Fusiform Face Area sensitivity to statistical regularities optimal for face detection occurs without awareness

Wednesday, January 17

Feelings and arousal

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:15)

15:30   Hugo Critchleystar2.png(Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, UK)

Control of emotional expression

16:15   Olga Pollatosstar2.png(Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilans University, Munich, DE)

On the relation between perceiving bodily changes, feelings, and the processing of emotions: Evidence from EEG and fMRI

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Silke Andersstar2.png(Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology; & Section for Experimental MR, University of Tuebingen, DE)

Inter-individual coupling of local brain activity during communication of emotions


Thursday, January 18

EEG/MEG and fMRI network analysis

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:15)

15:30   Arnaud Delormestar2.png(Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, UK)

Dynamic causal modelling: theory and applications

16:15   Olivier Davidstar2.png(UM UJF/INSERM 594, CHU Grenoble, FR)

Dynamic causal modeling of the ventral visual stream during emotional information processing

17:00 Coffee Break
17:30   Emrah Duzelstar2.png(Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK)

Multimodal studies of neuromodulation of memory


18:15   Peter Bossaerts(Caltech, USA & Université de Lausanne)

Integrating risk and reward: Human decision making as conflict resolution

18:35   Juliane Britz(Brain Mapping Laboratory, University of Geneva)

Activity in inferior parietal lobe predicts the perceptual reversal of a bistable ambiguous stimulus: an electrical source imaging study

18:55   Roberto Martuzzi(Service de Radiologie, CHUV, Lausanne)

Frequency-dependent correlation between estimated LFPs and BOLD responses in humans

19:15   Romke Rouw(Department of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam)

Increased structural connectivity in grapheme-color synesthesia