Program

December 10th 2021
How Computational Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (should) impact Psychological Research

09h30 – Opening of the Series

  • Óscar Gonçalves
    Co-Organizer; Full Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra
  • Paula Paixão
    Director of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra

09h45 – Opening remarks

  • Jorge Almeida
    Co-Organizer; Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra

10h00 – How Computational Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (should) impact Psychological Research – models and applications

  • 10h00 – Marie Postma
    AI Methods and techniques in service of research on attention and perception.
    Associate Professor, Department Cognitive Science & Artificial Intelligence, Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
  • 10h45 – Raquel Fernández
    Visually Grounded Language Generation in Humans and Machines.
    Associate Professor, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam.
  • 11h30 – Kendrick Kay
    Leveraging a constrained modeling approach to understand information processing in human visual cortex.
    Assistant Professor, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota.

12h15 – 14h00
Lunch break

14h00 – How Computational Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence (should) impact Psychological Research – connectivity and representation

  • 14h00 – Gustavo Deco (through Zoom)
    The Turbulent Brain: A New Framework for Analyzing and Modeling Whole-Brain Dynamics.
    Research Professor at the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA); Full Professor at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Barcelona.
  • 14h45 – Joana Cabral
    Insights into Psychopathology from disrupted Brain Network Dynamics.
    Principal Researcher, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine, University of Minho.
  • 15h30 – Nikolaus Kriegeskorte (through Zoom)
    Controversial stimuli: Optimizing experiments to adjudicate among computational hypotheses.
    Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Columbia University; Principal Investigator and Director of Cognitive Imaging at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University.

16h15 – Closing Remarks

  • Amílcar Cardoso
    Full Professor, The Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC)

17h00 – Social reception

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