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 Filtering

15.30 – 15.55     –                 Sara Jahfari, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

On the role of learning in the future deployment of attention, and the regulation of uncertain choices: a computational approach

15.55 – 16.20     –                 Jan Engelmann, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

How rewards and punishments guide goal-directed cognition and choice

16.20 – 16.35     –                 Break

16.35 – 17.00     –                 Jane Raymond, University of Birmingham, UK

Competition among motivational states drives visual attention

17.00 – 17.25     –                 Jan Theeuwes, Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Reward shapes visual attention

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