3nd European Workshop on Social Neuroscience

 

A 3rd European Workshop on Social Neuroscience will take place on 24-28 June 2013 in Gent, Belgium.

The workshop, lunch and 4-nights accommodation are covered for participants belonging to or residing in member states of ESCON2 (European Social Cognition Network Austria Belgium - Cyprus - Czech Republic Denmark Finland Germany Ireland Lithuania Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal Sweden Switzerland - United Kingdom). This is financed by ESCON2 and ESF.

Program and Speakers

This intensive 5-days workshop provides participants with an introduction to social neuroscience. Invited lecturers will give an overview of the current state of theory and research findings in EEG and fMRI research on social cognition and affect. The workshop is in the form of lectures and demonstrations, with ample time for question-answer sessions.

New is that participants can present their own work (design of upcoming studies or results) in the form of posters, that will be discussed by the other participants and teachers.

Speakers are (click on the link for a copy of their presentation):

Applications are accepted from pre-doc and post-doc students:

  • who have already experience on social neuroscience research but want to learn more about it
  • who are about to / plan to begin social neuroscience research

Program:

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Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
08:00-08:30   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
08:30-10:30

Arrival
Imitation and intentionality
(Marcel Brass)
The mentalizing brain
(Ian Apperly)
Social Neuroscience: Insights from patients with brain-damage
(Dana Samson)
start at 9:30
Neuroscience of Emotion and Morality
(Claus Lamm)
10:30-11:00   Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
11:00-13:00

 

Arrival

Developmental social neuroscience
(Agnes Kovacs)
(continued)

Posters
The social neuroscience of self-knowledge
(Arnaud d'Argembeau)
Neuroscience of Emotion and Morality
(Claus Lamm)
13:00-14:30   Lunch Lunch & Posters Lunch Lunch
14:30-16:30 The social brain: An introduction
(Van Overwalle)
Social interaction in the typical and autistic brain
(Antonia Hamilton)

Social program


Non-social functions of mentalizing areas
(Van Overwalle)
Question time with teachers of the day - Final thoughts
16:30-17:00 Coffee break Coffee break   Coffee break Drink
17:00-18:00 Question time Question time with teachers of the day   Question time with teachers of the day Departure

Accomodation

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Application

* Register here ** CLOSED **

Applications are accepted from pre-doc and post-doc students who are to begin / have already experience on social neuroscience research. Use this application form to submit a request to participate at the Workshop. You will be informed two weeks after the deadline whether you are accepted or not.

How to get there?

•  From the railway station at the Brussels airport:

Take the train to Brussels (North, Central or Midi ) 20 minutes

•  From the railway station in Brussels :

Take a train to Ghent (direction Oostende, Knokke or BlankenBerghe) - 30 minutes from Brussels Midi
Do NOT take the regional train that mentions AALST/ALOST because that is a stop train that makes your journey much longer.

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Organizing committee

Van Overwalle, Frank (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Brass, Marcell (Universiteit Gent)
Samson, Dana (Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve)
Arnaud D'Argembeau (University of Liège)

Contact:

Frank Van Overwalle

Frank.VanOverwalle@vub.ac.be
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Department of Psychology
Pleinlaan 2
B - 1050 Brussel
Belgium
phone : + 32-2-629 25 18
fax : + 32-2-629 24 89