Author: Anouk van Loon

IBBA Colloquium Thursday 15th of Feb 16:00-17:00: Professor Kia Nobre

Date: 15 February 2018 Time: 16.00 - 17.00 Drinks: 17.00 - 18.00 Location: VU Main Building HG 05A00 Premembering Experience In this talk, Kia Nobre will discuss how the brain uses multiple time scales of experience to anticipate relevant events proactively and dynamically in order to facilitate the analysis and utilisation of information to guide adaptive behaviour. Oxford Cent...
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PhD-Defense Nikki Anderson: 24th of October 13:45 Salience in the Control of Eye Movements in Natural Scenes

Salience in the Control of Eye Movements in Natural Scenes Date: 24-10-2017 Time: 13.45 Location: Auditorium Titel: Salience in the Control of Eye Movements in Natural Scenes Promotor: Prof. J. L. Theeuwes Summary: Visual acuity is highest at the point of gaze, and declines rapidly into peripheral vision. As a result, eye movements bring different parts of the visual world into...
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IBBA Lecture 12th of October 16:00: Professor Amir Amedi

Date: 12 October 2017 Time: 16.00-17.00 Drinks: 17.00-18.00 Location: VU University - TR K1B-74 Professor Amir Amedi​ is a leading neuroscientist ​ working ​on unraveling ​the ​complex balance between ​stability and flexibility ​in the organization of​ our sense ​for over 15 years. His main research interest involves our senses. He is an expert on Brain imaging of the senses, Restorati...
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IBBA Lecture August 4: Ageing, Brain and Cognition by Prof. Rik Henson

Date: August 4, 2017 Time: 16.00 – 17.00 Drinks: 17.00-18.00 Location: VU University, WN-C-623 “Ageing, Brain and Cognition: Some results from the Cambridge Centre for Ageing & Neuroscience (CamCAN)” I will describe a range of results from neuroscientific investigation of approximately 700 people from 18-88 years of age in the CamCAN project (www.cam-can.org), including: 1...
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Mini-Symposium “Attention and Reward” February 23, 2017, 15:00-17:30

Mini-Symposium “Attention and Reward” Date: February 23, 2017 Time: 15.00 – 17:30 Location: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (MF-G6-13: medical faculty, G-Wing, 6th floor, room 13)   Schedule 15.00 – 15.05     -                 Introduction 15.05 – 15.30     -                 Leonardo Chelazzi, University of Verona, Italy Statistical Learning of Target Selection and Distractor ...
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EPOS attention workshop

When: November 24-25, 2016 Where: De Doelenzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Singel 425, Amsterdam, The Netherlands http://ibba.institute/epos-attention/ The aim of the meeting is to provide a broad overview of recent developments in the field of attention from different perspectives (e.g., animal studies, EEG/MRI, developmental). Talks will be given by experts in the field and are followed b...
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Online daten is liefde op het tweede gezicht, nieuwe studie van Erik van der Burg

Keuze voor iemand op een datingsite wordt beïnvloed door eerder bekeken profielfoto’s De keuze om wel of niet met iemand te daten, zoals via een datingsite of app als Tinder, wordt beïnvloed door de profielfoto’s die eerder zijn bekeken. De eerder waargenomen foto blijft even hangen in het brein en heeft hierdoor invloed op de waarneming van de profielfoto die men op dat moment ziet. Dit blijkt u...
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Publication in Nature Neuroscience by Dr. Tomas Knapen

Link to the Article: Negligible fronto-parietal BOLD activity accompanying unreportable switches in bistable perception Onze hersenen verwerken beeld zonder dat we dit doorhebben De visuele keuzes die bepalen wat je ziet kunnen volledig onbewust plaatsvinden. De frontale hersengebieden, die normaal het denkwerk doen, blijven stil bij het maken van deze onbewuste keuzes. De keuzes ...
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Michael Frank from Brown University

Friday the 12th of June at 16:00, Room: KB74. Michael Frank studies the neural mechanisms of reward learning, cognitive control and working memory within fronot-basal ganglia frameworks. He has a strong computational modeling approach where theoretical predictions are tested using using various neuropsychological, pharmacological, genetic, and imaging (primarily EEG) techniques. For more on his...
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De Oplossers

Anouk van Loon in de Oplossers Live. Vanavond in Pakhuis de Zwijger presenteren wetenschappers inventieve oplossingen voor een ingewikkeld maatschappelijk probleem. Deze maand: hoe implementeren we een radicaal duurzaamheidsbeleid? http://www.dezwijger.nl/134055/nl/de-oplossers-live-2-radicaal-duurzaam    
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