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 SEMINARS 2013
Date

Day

Time

Topic

Speaker

16th December

Monday

16:00

"The dual loop model to explain neurological syndromes?"

Cornelius Weiller

13th December

Friday

16:00

"Cucharrerar, llavetear, camear... Electrical stimulation mapping and the verb generation task"

Asia Sierpowska

5th December

Thursday

16:00

"Sleep reactivation of competing memories"

Javiera Oyarzún

15th November

Friday

16:00

"Expectancy violation in haptic object recognition: an ERP study"

Ane Gurtubay

8th November

Friday

16:00

"Valence or surprise? Dissociating the role of mid-frontal theta activity in outcome monitoring"

Ernest Mas

25th October

Friday

16:00

"Parceling Human Accumbens into Putative Core and Shell"

Noèlia Martínez

18th October

Friday

16:00

"Music making and motor cortex excitability in stroke patients: A TMS approach"

Jennifer Grau

27th September

Friday

16:00

"Off-line inhibition of the medial intraparietal sulcus impairs on-line motor correction"

Borja Rodríguez

13th September

Friday

13:00

"Dorsal and ventral attention systems underlie social and symbolic cueing"

Alicia Callejas

24th July

Wednesday

13:00

"Attentional mechanisms and language learning during infancy"

Anna Martínez

12th July

Friday

13:00

"ERP evidences of speech segmentation and word to world mapping in parallel"

Enara García

"How stress influences the formation of true and false memories over time"

Berta Nicolás

16:00

"Electrophysiological correlates of near-miss response"

Helena Alicart

"TBSS and VBM analysis in temporal lobe epileptic patients with bilaterally hippocampal sclerosis"

Ane Gurtubay

5th July

Friday

16:00

"Neurophysiological indicators of complex associative memory formation processes"

Arnau Sans

28th June

Friday

16:00

"Retrieval-induced plasticity of human fear memory: Reconsolidation as a prediction error-driven process"

Dieuwke Sevenster

21st June

Friday

16:00

"Neural correlates of depth-of-processing and memory trace formation"

Pau Packard

14th June

Friday

16:00

"How your past blocks your present: the role of the hippocampus in weighting memories"

Ernest Mas

30th May

Thursday

13:00

"Music for the aging brain: Benefits of musical leisure activities in stroke and dementia rehabilitation"

Teppo Särkämö

17th May

Friday

13:00

"Processing of Speech and Music in Humans and Monkeys"

Josef Rauschecker

3rd May

Friday

16:00

"Categorical Data Analysis: Stay far from classical ANOVA"

Xavier Rifà

26th April

Friday

16:00

"Music reward experience:individual differences"

Noèlia Martínez

12th April

Friday

16:00

"Broca s region, frontotemporal brain pathways and linearization"

Anna Martínez

5th April

Friday

16:00

"Frontal regulation of fear generalization"

Javiera Oyarzún

15th March

Friday

16:00

"Reward processing in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) after the rupture of aneurysms in the anterior communicating artery (ACoA)"

Anna Suades

8th March

Friday

16:00

"Tactile object recognition by Lederman S.J. & Klatzky R.L."

Ane Gurtubay

1st March

Friday

16:00

"Voxelwise lesion-behaviour mapping analysis for ventral and dorsal language pathways"

Asia Sierpowska

22nd February

Friday

16:00

"Plasticity in the sensorimotor cortex induced by Music-supported Therapy in acute stroke patients. A TMS study"

Jennifer Grau

15th February

Friday

16:00

"Theta s Groove in rhythm learning: more tales about Prefrontal Theta Oscillations and cognitive control"

Gonçalo Tavares

8th February

Friday

13:00

"Intra and perioperative recordings in the course of Deep Brain Stimulation: A new window on brain function"

Marcus Heldmann

1st February

Friday

16:00

"Speech segmentation and novel word learning in patients with chronic aphasia"

Claudia Peñaloza

18th January

Friday

16:00

"Effects of the COMT Val128MET polymorphism in Huntington disease progression"

Ruth de Diego



 SEMINARS 2012
Date

Day

Time

Topic

Speaker

30th November

Friday

15:00

"Understanding paranoia: the virtual reality studies"

Dr Daniel Freeman

22nd November

Friday

16:00

"Effects of Working Memory Load and Dopaminergic Stimulation on Performance and EEG activity in a Sternberg task - Preliminary Results"

Cindy Eckart

16th November

Friday

16:00

"Error and inhibitory processing in Borderline Personality Disorder, an ERP and behavioral study"

Adrià Vilà Balló

9th November

Friday

16:00

"I don´t like music"

Josep Marco Pallarés

2nd November

Friday

16:00

"Searching for the neural basis of the language switching mechanism"

Joanna Sierpowska

26th October

Friday

15:00

"The Visual brain: typical and atypical developme"

Prof. Jan Atkinson and Prof. Oliver Braddick

19th October

Friday

16:00

"A brief introduction to Mass Univariate Toolbox"

David Cucurell

5th October

Friday

10:00

"Musical practice for the development of speech segmentation abilities, behavioural and electrophysiological evidences"

Clément François

21st September

Friday

16:00

"Foster the impossible"

Mar González

27th July

Friday

16:00

"Hippocampus coordinates neocortical activity during the retrieval of remote personal events and during the formation of new memories"

Lluís Fuentemilla

20th July

Friday

16:00

"Music-Supported Therapy in paediatric Stroke"

Jennifer Grau

6th July

Friday

16:00

"Sleeping away fears: Interfering memories through sleeping"

Pau Packard Blasco

2nd July

Monday

10:00

"Summary of technical aspects of MRI analysis in Multiple Sclerosis"

Eloy Delas

10:15

"Diffusion tensor imaging study for Multiple sclerosis in the Optic Radiation"

Maliheh Tehrani

10:30

"Overview of High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging Techniques"

Vesna Prchkovska

29th June

Friday

16:00

"Corteza prefrontal y Esquizofrenia: un modelo animal"

Lucila Kargieman

22nd June

Friday

16:00

"Sleeping away fears: Interfering memories through sleeping"

Javiera Oyarzún

15th June

Friday

16:00

"Cognició en subjectes sans amb biomarcador positiu per la malaltia d'Alzheimer"

Lorena Rami

13th June

Wednesday

17:00

"Detecting neural patterns of memory reactivation with meg"

Anna Jafarpour

8th June

Friday

16:00

"The fierce enemy of L2 learners: gender morphology. Does experience make a difference?"

Viktória Havas

31st May

Thursday

16:00

"How to measure the lexico-semantic integration of newly learned words? - Behavioral studies and a simultaneous EEG-fMRI approach"

Sebastian Geukes

25th May

Friday

16:00

"Tracking PCC and M1 activity during erroneous and corrective hand trajectories: a TMS study"

Borja Rodríguez and Julià Amengual

11th May

Friday

16:00

"Exploration of error-monitoring processes during rhythm learning using Event-Related Potentials (ERPs)"

Gonçalo Tavares

27th April

Friday

16:00

"Independent Component Analysis: Extracting neural networks during active and resting state paradigms"

Pablo Ripollés

20th April

Friday

16:00

"Meta-analysis based on Activation Likelihood Estimates: Discovering some Statistic Basic Concepts"

Xavier Rifà

13th April

Friday

14:30

"Connectivity-based segmentation of the striatum in Huntington's disease: Vulnerability of motor pathways"

Alejandro Mejia

30th March

Friday

15:00

"Human brain activity during selective and divided auditory and visual attention"

Kimmo Alho

17:00

"Estudio de la volumetría y morfometría cerebral en pacientes con deterioro cognitivo: implementación de una metodología de análisis automático mediante spm"

Vicente Cutanda

15th March

Thursday

17:00

"Cross-situational statistical learning in bilingual contexts"

Lucía Vaquero

9th March

Friday

13:00

"Temporal aspects of language processing: implications for models, diagnosis and treatment of aphasia"

Nadine Martin

2nd March

Friday

16:00

"Why this song sounds different to me? How our memory is tagged by musical events"

Ernest Mas

17th February

Friday

16:00

"Cross-situational statistical learning in bilingual contexts"

Jozsef Arató

3rd February

Friday

16:00

"Are pseudorewards rewarding?"

Ernest Mas

27th January

Friday

16:00

"Electrophysiological signatures of different behavior optimization strategies in Reversal Learning"

Gonçalo Tavares



 SEMINARS 2011
Date

Day

Time

Topic

Speaker

16th December

Friday

16:00

"Affectiva's new tool to measure long-term real-world data"

Javiera Oyarzún

2nd December

Friday

14:30

"Is that my hand moving alone? Tracking neural responses to errors of action and errors of body representation during action"

Gonçalo Tavares

25th November

Friday

16:00

"Exploring new language learning in people with aphasia"

Claudia Peñaloza

18th November

Friday

13:00

"Visualization of Human Frontal Networks with Diffusion Tractography"

Dr. Marco Catani

10th November

Thursday

16:00

"Lateralización durante tarea de lenguaje en pacientes con epilepsia del lóbulo temporal"

Júlia Miró

28th October

Friday

16:00

"Metaanalysis of fMRI and memory"

Marta Simó

21th October

Friday

16:00

"Music reading: Cognitive training & Neuroimaging experiment to study Brain Plasticity"

Lucía Vaquero

20th October

Thursday

16:00

"Building the brain in the dark: Crossmodal plasticity in the occipital cortex of visually deprived subjects"

Dr. Olivier Collignon

14th October

Friday

16:00

"Auditory feedback loop in stroke rehabilitation: a support or a hindrance?"

Floris van Vugt

7th October

Friday

16:00

"Reversal learning task in epileptic patients"

Adrià Vila

30th September

Friday

16:00

"Placebo analgesia: (Mis)perception or cognition?"

Wael El-Deredy

26th September

Friday

16:00

"Contributions of declarative and procedural memory to language: Implications for sex differences, development disorders, and second language acquisition"

Michael Ullman

23rd September

Friday

16:00

"Erroneous analyses of interactions in neuroscience: a problem of significance"

Josep Marco-Pallarés

9th September

Friday

16:00

"The role of the medial temporal lobes in associative learning"

Viktória Havas

29th July

Friday

16:00

"Effect of selective attention in implicit rule learning in language"

Diana López-Barroso

12th July

Tuesday

10:00

"Reconsolidation Blockade of Fearful Memories & Modulation of Neurophysiological Markers Of Reward And Punishment Processing And Anticipation With Probability: An Event-Related Potential Study"

Javiera Oyarzun & Maite Alcaina

8th July

Thursday

16:00

"Error monitoring and inhibitory control in young offenders & electric shock anticipation and false recollections in a DRM paradigm"

Adrià Vilà and Pau A. Packard

1st July

Thursday

16:00

"Conflict Avoidance"

Ernest Mas

17th July

Friday

16:00

"Advances in Diffusion MRI. Going against the one-track mind"

Seán Froudist Walsh

3rd July

Friday

12:00

"Exploring Error Monitoring in Rhythm Production"

Gonçalo Tavares

27th May

Friday

12:00

"Magnetoencephalographic correlates of language processing and language learning"

Dr. Christian Dobel

16th May

Monday

16:00

"Parallel contributions of cerebellar, striatal and M1 mechanisms to motor sequence learning"

Dr. Virginia Penhune

6th May

Friday

16:00

"Tractography of the Arcuate Fasciculus and its relationship with functional connectivity between fronto-parieto-temporal areas during an artificial language learning task"

Diana López-Barroso

29th April

Friday

13:00

"False memories and witness"

Dr. Lilian Milnitsky Stein

8th April

Friday

13:00

"Music and emotion: reward-related circuitry"

Dr. R. Zatorre

1st April

Friday

13:00

"Rising to the challenge: Brain imaging studies of successful sentence comprehension"

Dr. Davis

25th March

Friday

16:00

"Tractography of the Arcuate Fasciculus and its relationship with functional connectivity between fronto-parieto-temporal areas during an artificial language learning task"

Dr. Joaquín Morís Fernández

4th March

Friday

16:00

"The role of FRN and P300 in probabilistic learning tasks"

Ernest Mas

25th February

Friday

16:00

"An automatic pilot for the hand in human posterior parietal cortex: toward reinterpreting optic ataxia"

Borja Rodríguez Herreros

18th February

Friday

16:00

"Is the post-error slowing a post-error inhibition? A Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation approach"

Julià Amengual

11th February

Friday

16:00

"Is the amount of conflict and cognitive control modulated by non-attended information? New insights toward the role of awareness in cognitive control from a new version of the Flanker Task"

Gonçalo Tavares

11th February

Friday

16:00

"Is the amount of conflict and cognitive control modulated by non-attended information? New insights toward the role of awareness in cognitive control from a new version of the Flanker Task"

Gonçalo Tavares

4th February

Friday

16:00

"Editing out Fear & Probability, uncertainty, and reward expectation response in a reinforcement learning task"

Javiera Oyarzun & Maite Alcaina

28th February

Friday

16:00

"Traumatic brain injury from the injury biomechanics point of view"

Dr. Carlos Arregui

21st February

Friday

16:00

"ERP parafoveal effects during sentence reading using rapid serial visual presentation with flankers"

Samara Muñoz Moreno

14th January

Friday

14:00

"Verbs and nouns in Broca's area"

Victoria Havas



 SEMINARS 2010
Date

Day

Time

Topic

Speaker

3rd September

Friday

17:00

Results discussion:
"Sensibility to reward in
Borderline personality disorder (BDP): an ERP study"

Josep Marco

10th September

Friday

17:00

"Affective neuroscience of pleasure:
reward in humans and animals"

Ernest Mas

17th September

Friday

17:00

Experiment proposal:
"Adult language learning
is a slow and tedious process:
myth or reality?"

Viktoria Havas

23rd September

Thursday

17:00

"ERN in violent offenders"

Adrià Vila

1st October

Friday

17:00

"Resistance to forgetting
associated with hippocampus-mediated
reactivation during new learning"

Lluís Fuentemilla

8th October

Friday

17:00

"De com un Grup de Recerca de Psicologia
Bàsica i Neurociència pot ajudara
un Grup de Psicologia Clínica:
Investigació del paper de la dopamina,
la desinhibició cognitiva i
la subjectivitat en el contínuum de la psicosi"

Neus Barrantes

15th October

Friday

17:00

"Functional connectivity
and resting state"

Pablo Ripollés

29th October

Friday

17:00

"Tracking Subliminal Instrumental
Conditioning in Humans Using
Event-Related Brain Potentials"

David Cucurell

5th November

Friday

17:00

Results discussion:
"The invigorating properties of improbable rewards"

Lluís Fuentemilla

11th November

Thursday

13:00

"Mecanismos corticales y subcorticales en
inhibición motora y cognitiva
en pacientes con enfermedad de Parkinson
y el efecto de la estimulación
magnética transcraneal (TMS)"

Ignacio Obeso Martín
University College London

19th November

Friday

17:00

"Rule Learning Effects
on the Lexicalization Process"

Diana López

26th November

Friday

17:00

"Do Bilinguals outperform
monolinguals in task-switching paradigms?"

Ernest Mas

3rd December

Friday

17:00

"An automated approach
to spatial normalisation
of lesioned brains"

Pablo Ripollés

10th December

Friday

17:00

"Sentence comprehension:
normal processes and pathology
related to Huntigton's disease"

Sara Sambin

17th December

Friday

13:00

"Minds made for sharing:
Empathy and Reward"

Toni Gomila

17th December

Friday

15:00

"Exploring the effects of episodic memory on false memory retrieval"

Pau Packard

14th January

Thursday

16:00

"Mecanismos celulares y neuroquímicos de la extinción del miedo condicionado. Papel del
Ácido lisofosfatídico (LPA)"

Carmen Pedraza
Universidad de Málaga

22nd January

Friday

17:00

"Bilingual Advance in Cued and Uncued
Task-switching within Language"

Ernest Mas

29th January

Friday

17:00

Experiment proposal:
"Blocking reconsolidation of fear memory
in pre-surgery and post-surgery patients
with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy"

Diana López

5th February

Friday

17:00

"The Origins of Language"

Everybody

12th February

Friday

17:00

"Music supported training induced
brain plasticity:
a EEG and MRI study"

Nuria Rojo

19th February

Friday

17:00

SWOT analysis

Antoni Rodríguez

26th February

Friday

17:00

Experiment proposal:
"Awareness, Sleep and Memory Consolidation"

Lluís Fuentemilla

5th March

Friday

17:00

"Exploring reward processing in subjects
with anhedonia-trait: event-related potentials study"

Gonçalo T

12th March

Friday

11:00

"When Errors Are Rewarding"

David Cucurell

19th March

Friday

17:00

"ADHD: Reward"

Jaume Guilera

26th March

Friday

15:00

"Early stages of meaning acquisition"

Viktoria Havas

8th April

Thursday

16:00

"Searching for an optimal strategy:
the effect of expectancy and uncertainty in a
probabilitic multiple choice task"

Sancho Moro

9th April

Friday

17:00>

"Lacking control increases illusory pattern perception"

Aida Mallorquí

30th April

Friday

17:00

"Impaired social response reversal:
a case of acquired sociopathy"

Laura Merino

7th May

Friday

17:00

"Is temporal orienting of attention
relevant for language acquisition?"

Ruth de Diego

14th May

Friday

17:00

"Preliminary results in
rumination study"

David Cucurell

4th June

Friday

17:00

"A modelling study of the relation
between capacity and precision
in visuo-spatial working-memory"

Rita Almeida

18th June

Friday

17:00

"Advanced Statistical Machine Learning Methods
for the Analysis of Neurophysiologic
Data with Medical Application"

Julià Amengual

2nd July

Friday

17:00

"The Framing of decision
and the Psychology of Choice"

Everybody

16th July

Friday

17:00

"New names for New Things:
on the association of novel word forms
with existing semantic information"

Everybody



 SEMINARS 2009

Date

Day

Time

Topic

Speaker

13th July

Monday

16:00

"Action anticipation and motor resonance in elite basketball players"

Julià Amengual

17th July Friday 12.00

"Reinforcement Learning Model of Error Processing; Theory and Computational Simulation"

Azadeh Hajihosseini


21st July

Tuesday

12.00

"Estado actual del tratamiento de la dislexia, ¿se estàn haciendo las cosas bien?"

Josep M. Sopena

30th July

Thursday

12.00

"Second language acquisition in near-native speakers. Is there such thing as critical period?"

Viktória Havas

AUGUST!! 1,2,...,n-1, n from 00h to 24h

SUN,
BEACH,
SUNSETS,
AND ... WRITE PAPERS??

Everybody

8th September

Tuesday

11.00

"A Neuroscientific Perspective on Music Therapy"

Nuria Rojo

18th September

Friday

17.00

Highlight: "The Role of Sleep in False Memory Formation"

Diana López

18th September

Friday

17.15

"Puzzlingly High Correlations in fMRI Studies of Emotion, Personality and Social Cognition"

Josep Marco

2nd October

Friday

15.00

"Neurocognition Of New Word Learning in The Native Tongue: Lessons From The Ancient Farming Equipment Paradigm"

Matti Laine
Åbo Akademi University

5th October

Monday -
IN MUNDET!

17.00

Results of the experiment: "Functional Neuroanatomy of rule learning in language: role of prosodic cues in rule extracion"

Diana López

6th October

Tuesday

16.30

Experiment Design Proposal

Azadeh H.

6th October

Tuesday

17.00

"Cognitive and neural mechanisms sustaining rule learning from speech"

Ruth de Diego

30th October

Friday

17.00

"Pay Attention to the Reward"

Estela Cámara
ICN, London
and UB

6th November


Friday

16.00

News from the "Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Meeting", Berlin October 2009

David Cucurell
and
Azadeh Hajihosseini

6th November

Friday

16.00

TMS

Julià Amengual

13th November

Friday

17.00

"Free Will or Free Won't"

Gemma Torras

19th November

Thursday

12.30

"Morphological learning in second language acquisition" - Presenting data


Viktoria Havas

27th November

Friday

17.00

Thesis rehearsal "Functional Neuroanatomy of Speech Segmentation in Adults"

Toni Cunillera

2nd December

Wednesday

15.30

"How to diagnose aphasic deficits"
Sala d'Actes, 1ª pl. Pavelló de Govern
Bellvitge

Matti Laine
Åbo Akademi University
Åbo-Turku, Finland

3rd December

Thursday

15.30

"Beyond nature versus nurture: changing views of infant language acquisition"
Sala d'Actes, 1ª pl. Pavelló de Govern
Bellvitge

Jenny Saffran
University of
Wisconsin - Madison

4th December

Friday,
IN MUNDET!

-

Thesis "Functional Neuroanatomy of Speech Segmentation in Adults"

Toni Cunillera

11th December

Friday

16.00

"The Wave's Party:
very preliminar EEG results
from chronic stroke patients "

Julià Amengual