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Oxford Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience 2017, September 28-29

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Sherrington Lecture Theatre

University Science Area, off Parks Road

Oxford

OX1 3PT

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Please note that unfortunately we are not able to offer student bursaries this year.

A pdf of the program with more details can be downloaded here.


Thursday, September 28



09:25 Welcome - Masud Husain


Reproducibility in science

09:30 - 10:00 Introduction to the morning: why and how of reproducible science - Dorothy Bishop

10:10 - 10:40 Selfish reasons to work reproducibly - Florian Markowetz

10:50 - 11.20 Break

11:20 - 11:50 Practical tools for a reproducible workflow - Laura Fortunato

12:00 - 12:30 Practical tools for open and reproducible neuroimaging - Tom Nichols


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break


Motivation and disorders of motivation

13.30 – 14.15 Apathy and impulsivity in neurological disease: a case of Burke and Hare - James Rowe

14.15 – 15.00 Why don't you try harder? Computational phenotyping of motivation disorders - Mathias Pessglione

15.00 – 15.30 Break

15.30 – 16.15 The impact of physical effort on value-based decision making - Miriam Klein-Flügge

16.15 – 17.00 Motivation and the energisation of movement - Sanjay Manohar



Friday, September 29



Pushing the boundaries of fMRI: new applications for old questions

09.00 – 09.45 The human brain through monkey eyes - Lennart Verhagen

09.45 – 10.30 Computational models: a way to link diverse findings across species in cognitive neuroscience - Laurence Hunt

10.30 – 11.00 Break

11.00 – 11.45 Towards causality: combining non-invasive brain stimulation and neuroimaging to understand neuroplasticity - Charlotte Stagg

11.45 – 12.30 Women are from Mars… why sex is important for neuroimagers - Katy Vincent


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break


Neural mechanisms of attention and perception

13.30 – 13.45 Introduction - Kerry Walker

13.45 – 14.30 Task-related adaptive plasticity in auditory cortex - Shihab Shamma

14.30 – 15.00 Break

15.00 – 15.45 Listening in crowded environments: How attention shapes human brain responses to attended and unattended sounds - Maria Chait

15.45 – 16.30 Attentional modulation in primate sensory cortex - Alexander Theile

16.30 – 16.45 Concluding thoughts and general discussion - Kristine Krug










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