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The Chaucer Club is a weekly seminar series featuring key speakers in our field. The talks are held at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, usually on a Thursday.

All are welcome to attend and there is no need to pre-register, just come early enough to report to Reception and claim a visitor badge.

Please note – all seats are allocated on first-come, first-served basis, and we have an H&S limit of 90 attendees which cannot be exceeded.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Vicky Collins; Deborah McSkimming. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

0 upcoming talks and 320 talks in the archive.

Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain

UserMatt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 May 2019, 15:30-17:00

Far beyond the back of the brain

UserPeter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 15:30-17:00

A Bayesian approach to internal models

UserMate Lengyel (Dept of Engineering, U. of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 15:30-17:00

Social cognition in frontal lobe dysfunction

UserFacundo Manes (INECO, Buenos Aires).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 15:30-17:00

Social cognition in frontal lobe dysfunction

UserFacundo Manes (INECO, Buenos Aires).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 15:30-17:00

On sensing what is not there

UserAndrew Welchman, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 15:30-17:00

Are we any closer to understanding and treating tinnitus?

UserDavid Baguley, University of Nottingham.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 15:30-17:00

Adaptive memory and its temporal dynamics

UserMaria Wimber, Birmingham University.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 15:30-17:00

The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience

UserProfessor Russell Poldrack, Department of Psychology, Stanford.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 June 2016, 15:30-16:30

Motivated rejection of (climate) science: causes, tools and effects

UserProfessor Stephan Lewandowsky, School of Experimental Psychology, Bristol.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 May 2016, 15:30-16:30

Helping the police with their enquiries

UserProfessor Vicki Bruce, School of Psychology, Newcastle.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 15:30-16:30

Is depression caused by a hyperactive habenula?

UserProfessor John Rosier, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 15:30-16:30

Motivated visual cognition: How rewards affect visual attention and memory

UserProfessor Jane Raymond, School of Psychology, Birmingham.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 April 2016, 15:30-16:30

Investigating effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation on hearing and auditory streaming

UserDr Lars Riecke, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 April 2016, 15:30-16:30

Investigating effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation on hearing and auditory streaming

UserDr Lars Riecke, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 April 2016, 15:30-16:30

The relationship between speechreading and reading in deaf children: outcomes from an RCT

UserDr Mairead MacSweeney, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 March 2016, 15:30-16:30

The brain on stress - Mechanisms underlying increases risk to develop psychopathologies

UserProfessor Carmen Sandi, Director of the Laboratory of Behavioural Genetics, Brain and Mind Institute, EPFL, Lausanne.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 March 2016, 15:30-16:30

The economic utility signal of dopamine neurons

UserDr Wolfram Schulz, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, BCNI, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 15:30-16:30

Human neuroscience in the wild

UserDr Aldo Faisal, Department of Neurotechnology, Imperial.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 15:30-16:30

Size Matters: targetting non - conscious processes to reduce food and drink consumption

UserProf Theresa Marteau, Director of Behaviour and Health Research unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 15:30-16:30

Learning and processing abstract concepts: The role of emotion and the role of language

UserProfessor Gabriella Vigliocco, Director, Language and Cognition Laboratory, UCL.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

How does attentional control matter? Mechanisms and developmental dynamics

UserProfessor Gaia Scerif, Department of Educational Psychology, Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

Human brain networks from functional MRI

UserProfessor Ed Bullmore, Head of Dept Psychiatry, Cambridge.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

The Dyslexia Debate

UserJoe Elliott, Durham.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 15:30-16:30

The integrative self

UserGlyn Humphreys, Psychology, Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 15:30-16:30

Neural systems for navigation

UserHugo Spiers, Dept of Experimental Psychology, UCL.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 15:30-16:30

Pitch perception: New approaches to classic questions

UserAndrew Oxenham (Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 15:30-16:30

Fast transient brain states

UserMark Woolrich (Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, University of Oxford) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 15:30-16:30

Temporal dynamics of post-retrieval amnesia for learned fear

TALK CANCELLED

UserMerel Kindt (Department of Psychology, Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center, University of Amsterdam).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 15:30-16:30

JASP: Bayesian hypothesis testing without tears

UserEric-Jan Wagenmakers (Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 15:30-16:30

Heuristics of control: Habitization, fragmentation, memoization and pruning

UserPeter Dayan (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 15:30-16:30

Adaptive computations for flexible cognition in the human brain

UserZoe Kourtzi (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 15:30-16:30

The functional role of local and large-scale synchronization in human cognition

UserSatu Palva (Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 15:30-16:30

Online and offline human brain mapping with intracranial EEG

UserJean-Philippe Lachaux (French National Health Research Institute (INSERM), Lyon) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 15:30-16:30

Challenges and pitfalls in the application of transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)

UserAndrea Antal (Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Göttingen University Medical School, Germany) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 15:30-16:30

Age-related and individual differences in the time-course and information content of early face brain activity

UserGuillaume Rousselet (Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Circuit mechanisms of hippocampus-dependent memory

UserOle Paulsen (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Neural mechanisms of spatial and episodic memory

UserNeil Burgess (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Department of Anatomy) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

Variability in visual processing between and within individuals

UserSam Schwarzkopf (Experimental Psychology & ICN, UCL) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 15:30-16:30

How the brain exploits binaural hearing: more than just two bites of the cherry

UserAlan Palmer (MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 15:30-16:30

Opportunities for Cognitive Neuroimaging at 7T

UserDavid Norris (Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Nijmegen.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 15 January 2015, 15:30-16:30

Imagined pleasures: The cognitive psychology of desire

UserJackie Andrade (Plymouth University, School of Psychology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 15:30-16:30

The vocal brain: cerebral processing of voice information

UserPascal Belin (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone), Aix-Marseilles Université.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

The neural mechanisms of top-down control during visual working memory

UserEva Feredoes (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 15:30-16:30

Developmental aspects of understanding speech in noisy backgrounds

UserStuart Rosen (Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

Development, plasticity, and structure underlying auditory language understanding

UserFred Dick (Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 15:30-16:30

Categorizing facial expressions of emotion with and without conscious awareness

Cancelled - please accept our apologies

UserMarie Smith (Birkbeck).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Life as we know it

UserKarl Friston (Institute of Neurology, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Motor cortex and perception - from speech to laughter

UserSophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Strategic offloading of prospective memory to the external environment

UserSam Gilbert (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 15:30-16:30

Hierarchical mechanisms of face processing

UserGalit Yovel (Tel Aviv University) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 15:30-16:30

How do antidepressants work?

UserCatherine Harmer (University of Oxford) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 15:30-16:30

Using the internet for psychological research and clinical trials

UserProfessor Gerhard Andersson (Linköping University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Two cortical systems for memory-guided behaviour

UserProfessor Charan Ranganath (Center for Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Waiting and resting brain states in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

UserProfessor Edmund Sonuga-Barke (University of Southampton) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Chickens and eggs: Separating cause and effect in drug addiction

CANCELLED, please accept our apologies, we will reschedule next term

UserDr Karen Ersche, University of Cambridge .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Neonatal hypoxia, hippocampal damage and episodic memory impairment: A causal sequence?

UserProfessor Faraneh Vargha-Khadem (Institute of Child Health, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Don't believe everything you read in the papers...

UserProfessor Marcus Munafo, University of Bristol.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Challenging the use of adult neuropsychological models for explaining neurodevelopmental disorders: Developed versus developing brains

UserProfessor Annette Karmiloff-Smith (Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Cortical mechanisms of cognition: A view from direct brain recordings

UserProfessor Bob Knight (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 15:30-16:30

MRI biomarkers for neurodegenerative brain diseases

UserDr Julio Acosta-Cabronero (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

Heterogeneity in the biology of developmental disorders

UserProfessor Sarah Durston (University of Utrecht).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

What can brain imaging tells us about psychology?

UserProfessor Dick Passingham (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

Neuroimaging of ADHD: disorder-specificity and medication effects

UserProfessor Katya Rubia (King's College, London) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 15:30-16:30

Adaptive constructive processes and the future of memory

UserProfessor Daniel Schacter (Harvard University, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 15:30-16:30

Neurocognitive and social-affective development in adolescence

UserProfessor Eveline Crone (University of Leiden).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 15:30-16:30

Large-scale high-density electrocorticography reveals distinct synchronization networks and their cognitive functions

UserProfessor Pascal Fries (Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 15:30-16:30

Executive control and decision making in the human prefrontal cortex

UserProfessor Étienne Koechlin (Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 15:30-16:30

Studying action selection in frontoparietal motor networks with transcranial magnetic stimulation

UserProfessor Hartwig Siebner (Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Is specific language impairment a procedural learning deficit?

UserProfessor Dorothy Bishop (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Volition and Agency

Joint Chaucer Club/Zangwill Club lecture

UserProfessor Patrick Haggard (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Representation of motor skills in cortical networks

UserDr Jörn Diedrichsen (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Imaging and stimulating learning and recovery in the human motor system

UserProfessor Heidi Johansen-Berg (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Interactions between form and meaning in language processing

UserDr Anna Woollams (University of Manchester).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 15 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Neural mechanisms of foraging and decision making

UserProfessor Matthew Rushworth (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Asymmetric Belief Formation (or why humans discount bad news)

UserDr Tali Sharot (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Mechanisms underlying generalisation in word learning

UserProfessor Kathy Rastle (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 18 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Person identification and speech recognition in human communication

UserDr Katharina von Kriegstein (Max Plank Institute, Leipzig, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

New methods for noninvasive brain imaging and stimulation

UserProfessor Risto Ilmoniemi (Aalto University, Finland).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Look on the bright side: Reducing anxiety via the direct modification of cognitive bias

UserDr Laura Hoppitt (School of Social Work and Psychology, University of East Anglia).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 June 2012, 15:30-16:30

Does the motor system have a functional role in action perception?

UserDr James Kilner (Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 15:30-16:30

Distributed neural circuits, not circumscribed centers, mediate both face and word recognition

Talk Cancelled - Please accept our apologies

UserProfessor Marlene Behrmann (Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Multimodal neuroimaging of the human visual system: Linking cortical oscillatory dynamics to haemodynamic responses, neurotransmitters and behaviour

UserProfessor Krish Singh (Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), School of Psychology, Cardiff University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits: Using multiple methodologies to find out more

UserProfessor Essi Viding (Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Placing the wandering mind in context: Dispelling three myths about the daydreaming state

UserJonathon Smallwood (Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive Brain Sciences, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

How memory guides perception

UserProfessor Kia Nobre (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 April 2012, 15:30-16:30

Education 2.0: How genetics informs us about cognitive development, learning, and achievement

UserProfessor Timothy Bates (School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 April 2012, 15:30-16:30

Neurocognitive plasticity in the aging brain

CANCELLED - please accept our apologies

UserProfessor Lorraine Tyler (Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 15:30-16:30

Imagining other people

UserDr Demis Hassabis (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 15:30-16:30

Components of working memory in task control

UserProfessor Graham Hitch (Department of Psychology, University of York).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 15:30-16:30

Cognitive reserve and Alzheimer’s disease: Where society and biology meet

Note - this is a Joint Chaucer/Zangwill Club talk and will be held at Department of Experimental Psychology

UserProfessor Ian Robertson (School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin).

HouseDept of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Brain function for communication: Cross-species comparisons

UserDr Christopher Petkov (Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University Medical School).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 15:30-16:30

Developmental dyslexia: A temporal sampling framework

UserProfessor Usha Goswami (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Computational phenotyping of social gestures using economic games

UserProfessor P. Read Montague (Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Dept of Physics, Virginia Tech & Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Information gathering and impulsivity

UserProfessor Bruno Averbeck (Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Cognitive style in Autism: what does 'weak central coherence' explain?

UserProfessor Francesca Happe (Institute of Psychiatry, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 December 2011, 15:30-16:30

Distributed cortical circuits, optimized over development, mediate visual cognition

CANCELLED, to be rearranged for the new year

UserProfessor Marlene Behrmann (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 15:30-16:30

Executive functions: fractures, fractionation, and repair

UserProfessor Sue Gathercole (MRC Cognition and Braiin Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 15:30-16:30

Experimental and neuroimaging studies of memory for trauma and PTSD

UserProfessor Chris Brewin (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 15:30-16:30

Reconsidering Papez circuit and memory: Is it all about the anatomy?

UserProfessor John Aggleton (University of Cardiff).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 15:30-16:30

Corvid mentality: Implications for the evolution of human intelligence

UserProfessor Nicky Clayton (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 15:30-16:30

Representation of visual features, objects, actions and scenes in the human brain

UserProfessor Jack Gallant (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 15:30-16:30

Identifying poorly functioning cochlear implant channels

UserProfessor Julie Bierer (University of Washington).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 15:30-16:30

Forgetting fear - the neural mechanism underlying fear memories

UserProfessor Daniella Schiller (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 October 2011, 15:30-16:30

Improving cognition

UserJohn Jonides (Dept of Psychology, University of Michigan).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 16 June 2011, 15:30-16:30

esfMRI: Signal propagation and studies of connectivity

UserNikos Logothetis (Dept of Physiology, Max Planck Institute).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 June 2011, 15:30-16:30

The role of dopamine for the persistence of human long-term memory

UserEmrah Duzel (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 June 2011, 15:30-16:30

Getting a grip on reality: A role for medial prefrontal cortex in source recollection

UserJon Simons (Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

Neurobiological landscapes for language evolution and variation

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

Memory and the Brain: Past, Present and Future

UserProfessor Morris Moscovitch from the University of Toronto.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

The role of experience in shaping category selectivity in human ventral visual cortex

UserKalanit Grill-Spector (Neuroscience Institute, Stanford University, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 15:30-16:30

A novel developmental model of episodic-like memory in laboratory rodents

UserRosamund Langston (Centre for Neuroscience, University of Dundee).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 15:30-16:30

Parsing the stream of behaviour

UserJeff Zacks (Washington University, St Louis, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 15:30-16:30

fMRI brain activity patterns in real-time: From basic research to clinical applications

UserRainer Goebel (Department of Neurocognition, University of Maastricht), The Netherlands.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 15:30-16:30

The role of early visual areas in high-level visual cognition

UserFrank Tong (Dept of Psychology, Vanderbilt Uiveristy, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 15:30-16:30

Timing attention in the human brain

UserKia Nobre (Dept Psychology, Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 February 2011, 15:30-16:30

Which mental functions get their own private patch of cortex?

UserNancy Kanwisher (Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 15:30-16:30

Attention, Distraction and Cognitive Control under Load

UserNilli Lavie (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 15:30-16:30

'Why Eyes'

UserVicki Bruce (Newcastle University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 15:30-16:30

Ideas about the role of cortical oscillations in speech perception and production

UserAnne-Lise Giraud (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, Départment d'Etudes Cognitives, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 15:30-16:30

Predicting pain and pain modulation from fMRI activity

UserTor Wager (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 15:30-16:30

Time-resolved brain imaging and the neuroscience of language

UserRitta Salmelin (Helsinki University of Technology, Finland).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 October 2010, 15:30-16:30

A new paradigm to uncover regions involved in parsing language into constituent structure

UserDr Christophe Pallier (CNRS INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 June 2010, 15:30-16:30

Language processing in the musician brain

UserDr Mireille Besson (CNRS Mediterranean Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 June 2010, 15:30-16:30

Flashbacks and flash-forwards: Imagery and emotion in psychopathology

UserDr Emily Holmes (Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 15:30-16:30

Electrical neuroimaging for understanding decision making and developing patient machine interfaces

TALK CANCELLED - Apologies, we will try to reschedule later in the year

UserDr Sara Gonzalez Andino (Electrical Neuroimaging Group, Geneva University Hospital).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 20 May 2010, 15:30-16:30

When all the songs sound the same: Characterising congenital amusia

UserDr Lauren Stewart (Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 13 May 2010, 15:30-16:30

Comprehension of human action in a hierarchical framework for mirroring and mentalising

UserDr Antonia Hamilton (School of Psychology, University of Nottingham).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 May 2010, 15:30-16:30

What can brain imaging tell us about developmental disorders of speech and language?

UserDr Kate Watkins (Centre for Functional Magnetic Imaging of the Brain, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 April 2010, 15:30-16:30

Time-resolved brain imaging and the neuroscience of language

Cancelled due to travel disruption - Apologies and we hope to reschedule in the autumn!

UserProf Riitta Salmelin (Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 April 2010, 15:30-16:30

Fronto-amygdala mechanisms underlying emotion regulation

UserProf Angela Roberts (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 March 2010, 15:30-16:30

Morpho-phonological Processing in the Human Brain

TALK CANCELLED - Apologies for the short notice

UserProf Carsten Eulitz (Neurolinguistics Group, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 March 2010, 15:30-16:30

Human Cerebral Cortex: Cytoarchitectonics, Segregation of Function and Transmitter Receptors

Joint Chaucer Club and Zangwill Club - Note the FRIDAY date, time and venue

UserProf Karl Zilles (Vogt Institute of Brain Research, University of Dusseldorf, Germany).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 16:30-17:30

FOXP2 as a molecular window into speech and language

UserDr Simon Fisher (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 18 February 2010, 15:30-16:30

Inferotemporal cortex and face recognition learning

UserProf Keith Kendrick (Babraham Institute, Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 February 2010, 15:30-16:30

V1: Predicting the near future on the basis of the recent past

UserDr Lars Muckli (University of Glasgow, Department of Psychology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 15:30-16:30

Fetal testosterone in mind

UserProf Simon Baron Cohen (Department of Experimental Psychology, Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 January 2010, 15:30-16:30

Investigating the clinical features of casino-based gambling and its neurobiology

UserProf Robert Rogers (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 15:30-16:30

Cognitive and Neural Systems Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories

UserDr Michael Anderson (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 15:30-16:30

Modeling of MEG and EEG: from Surface Mapping to Multimodal Imaging

Please note change of date & time for this talk only - Friday 11am-12noon

UserProf Matti S. Hämäläinen (Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockFriday 08 January 2010, 11:00-12:00

Analysing and communicating uncertainty

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf David Spiegelhalter (MRC BioStatistics Unit and Statistical Laboratory, Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 December 2009, 15:30-16:30

Action and Language

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Luciano Fadiga (Department of Human Physiology, University of Ferrara, Italy).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 December 2009, 15:30-16:30

Decoding memories in the human hippocampus

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Eleanor Maguire (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 December 2009, 15:30-16:30

Navigating in a 3-d world

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Kate Jeffery (Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 15:30-16:30

Change detection in auditory cortex: beyond the MMN paradigm

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserDr Maria Chait (Ear Institute, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 15:30-16:30

Characterizing categorical and continuous visual-object codes in man, monkey and computational models

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserDr Niko Kriegeskorte (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 November 2009, 15:30-16:30

Brain mechanisms for ultra-rapid visual categorisation

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Simon Thorpe (Brain and Cognition Research Center (CerCo), University of Toulouse, France).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 November 2009, 15:30-16:30

The ways in which context and knowledge can assist speech comprehension, especially in challenging conditions

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Ingrid Johnsrude (Department of Psychology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 15:30-16:30

Syntax in the human brain

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Angela Friederici (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 15:30-16:30

The contribution of structural imaging to the understanding of language networks

PLEASE NOTE NEW START TIME - ALL TALKS NOW BEGIN AT 3.30PM

UserProf Cathy Price (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 October 2009, 15:30-16:30

The social brain

UserSarah-Jayne Blakemore (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 16:15-17:15

Auditory processing in singing and walking crickets

UserBerthold Hedwig (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 May 2009, 16:15-17:15

Lateralisation of brain functions: what and why?

UserDorothy Bishop (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 16:15-17:15

Investigating the clinical features of casino-based gambling and its neurobiology

CANCELLED due to illness

UserRobert Rogers (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 16:15-17:15

What are illusions and why do we see them?

UserBeau Lotto (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 16:15-17:15

Signatures of conscious access: Ignition, oscillation, synchrony, causality

Joint lecture with Zangwill Club

UserStanislas Dehaene (INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, Paris).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

ClockFriday 13 February 2009, 16:15-17:15

An a priori model of biased perceptual choice

UserChristopher Summerfield (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 January 2009, 16:15-17:15

Reward and choice

UserRay Dolan (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Mirror-touch: A remarkable form of synaesthesia

UserJamie Ward (University of Sussex).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Neural mechanisms of sequence learning

UserBruno Averbeck (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 16:15-17:15

Causal functional interactions between cortical areas

UserWim Vanduffel (Catholic University of Leuven).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Remapping attention

UserPatrick Cavanagh (Université Paris Descartes).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Conflict, competition and cognitive control

UserNick Yeung (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 October 2008, 16:15-17:15

Spatial Representations in Numerical Cognition

UserMartin Fischer (School of Psychology, University of Dundee).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 12 June 2008, 16:15-17:15

Does Sudoku Require Semantic Memory?

A late amendment due to the cancellation of the previous speaker

UserKaralyn Patterson, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 22 May 2008, 16:15-17:15

Human evolution and the environment of evolutionary adaptedness.

UserRobert Foley (Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 15 May 2008, 16:15-17:15

A Neural Mechanism of Decision Making, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bound.

UserMichael Shadlen (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 08 May 2008, 16:15-17:15

Pragmatic me, pragmatic you: the development of informativeness from a speaker's and a comprehender's perspective.

UserNapoleon Katsos (Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 24 April 2008, 16:15-17:15

Insight, Attention and Error

UserIan Robertson (Trinity College, Dublin).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 13 March 2008, 16:15-17:15

Learning predictions and actions in the basal ganglia

UserBen Seymour (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL & Dept of Neurology, Addenbrooke's Hospital).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 28 February 2008, 16:15-17:15

Cognitive processes and molecular mechanisms

UserSeth Grant (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 07 February 2008, 16:15-17:15

Plasticity of the cerebral cortex: when, how, why?

This talk is a joint Zangwill/Chaucer Seminar on FRIDAY at 4.30pm in the Dept of Experimental Psychology

UserColin Blakemore (University of Oxford).

HouseDept of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 January 2008, 16:30-17:30

Chaucer Club debate: What can functional neuroimaging tell us that is relevant for cognitive psychology?

UserMike Page (University of Hertfordshire) vs Tim Shallice (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 06 December 2007, 16:15-17:15

Knowing Me, Knowing You

UserNeil Macrae (University of Aberdeen).

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 11 October 2007, 16:15-17:15

Human memory: new insights and fresh challenges

Note Wednesday (not Thurs as usual)

UserDr Kim Graham.

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockWednesday 20 June 2007, 16:15-17:30

Investigation of the relationship between the BOLD response and cortical oscillatory dynamics using MEG and fMRI

Due to weather conditions this talk is cancelled

UserProfessor Krish Singh, Cardiff University.

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 08 February 2007, 16:15-17:30

Do S-cones contribute to the perception of brightness?

The talk advertised for today (Dr Kia Nobre) had to be canceled, but we are fortunate to have Prof Wehrhahn step in at the last moment

UserProf Christian Wehrhahn, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany and the Visual Center Lab at the Salk Institute in the US..

HouseLecture Theatre, Medical Research Council (MRC) (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences.

ClockThursday 23 November 2006, 16:15-17:30

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