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Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

'Why Eyes'

UserVicki Bruce (Newcastle University).

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

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

Chaucer Club

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

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

Chaucer Club

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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