Program

March 25th 2022
The centrality of Cognitive Neuroscience to 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 – The centrality of Cognitive Neuroscience to Psychological Research I

  • 10h00 – Maria Ruz
    Neurosexism: a sin of reverse inference
    Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Director of the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center at the University of Granada, Spain.
  • 10h45 – Patrícia Figueiredo
    Searching for electrophysiological correlates of fMRI networks dynamics.
    Coordinator, Biomedical Engineering Lab (LaSEEB), Institute for Systems and Robotics – Lisboa (ISR-Lisboa); Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
  • 11h30 – Melvyn Goodale
    Size constancy:  How our brain creates a stable world from the ever-changing images on our eyes.
    Canada Research Chair in Visual Neuroscience and Interim Director of the new Western Institute for Neuroscience at the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

12h15 – 14h00
Lunch break

14h00 – The centrality of Cognitive Neuroscience to Psychological Research II

  • 14h00 – Bradford Mahon (through Zoom)
    The role of the ventral and dorsal streams in action and perception.
    Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
  • 14h45 – Adrian Owen (through Zoom)
    The Search For Consciousness: The Role of Neuroimaging.
    Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging in the Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology and Psychology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
  • 15h30 –  Kalanit Grill-Spector
    Human visual cortex as a window into the developing brain.
    Full Professor at the Department of Psychology, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford University, USA.

16h15 – An integrative view of Neuroscience

  • Ana Luísa Carvalho
    Full Professor, Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra (CNC)

16h30 – Closing Remarks

  • Amílcar FalcãoRector Magnificus of the University of Coimbra.

17h00 – Social reception and Exhibition “NeuroArte – Os sinais da vida”

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