Braintalks 2021/22

The Braintalks for the winter semester will take place from Thursday, 21 October 2021 until 10 February 2022. They will be held as Zoom-Sessions and will in most cases take place between 14.00 - 16.00. Here you will find an overview of all upcoming events and dates:

Date presented by Topic
Oct 21 2021
14.00 - 16.00
Prof. Gyula Kovács  Introduction
Nov 18 2021
14.00 - 16.00
Dr. Mareike Grotheer                             
Philipps University Marburg
Leveraging math and reading to elucidate the organization and plasticity of the human brain
Nov 25 2021
14.00 - 16.00
Dr. Mareike Bayer
Klinische Psychologie Sozialer Interaktion
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Neural representations of personally relevant faces investigated with multimodal imaging
Dec 2 2021
14.00 - 16.00
Chenglin Li
Visual short-term memory load modulates repetition related fMRI signal adaptation
Dec 9 2021
12.00 - 14.00
Associate Prof. Romina Palermo
UWA Perth, Australia
Person Perception in Perth: Recent Research on Facial Expression Recognition and Facial First Impressions
Dec 16 2021
14.00 - 16.00
Prof. Judit Gervain 
University Padova
Learning repetition-based regularities in preverbal infants using NIRS
Jan 13 2022
14.00 - 16.00
Prof. Gyula Kovács & Chenglin Li
Expertise, predictions and repetition suppression: fMRI results
Jan 20 2022
14.00 - 16.00
Mariya Manahova
Donders Inst. Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands
Temporal dynamics of familiarity and expectation in the visual system
Jan 27 2022
14.00 - 16.00
Prof. Annekathrin Schacht
Institute of Psychology, University of Goettingen
Determinants of relevance in faces processing: from vision to interaction
Feb 03 2022
14.00 - 16.00
Dr. Jürgen Kaufmann
Institute of Psychology, FSU Jena
Feb 10 2022
14.00 - 16.00
Dr. Helen Blank
Institute of Systems Neuroscience
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Predictive processing in human communication

Braintalks from the summer semester 2021:

Date presented by Topic
Apr-15 2021 14.00 - 16.00 Prof. Gyula Kovács  Introduction
Apr-29 2021 16.00 - 18.00
Dr. Erez Freud                               York University, UK
The contribution of the dorsal visual pathway to perception and action. This talk is hosted by the AFC lab series (Meike Ramon)
May-06 2021 14.00 - 16.00

This presentation will not take place on May-06 2021! It is postponed to the end of July!

Judith Gervain                              DPSS Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy Learning repetition-based regularities in preverbal infants using NIRS

"In the talk, I will show that newborn infants are already able to learn repetition-based regularities, encoding both the repetition and its sequential position. I further show that by 6 months of age, infants also encode random sequences. I will present evidence that the ability to learn repetition-based regularities is present for linguistic-communicative stimuli independent of modality (speech or sign language), and it also operates on non-linguistic visual stimuli, but the neural circuits involved are different."

May-19 2021 9.00 - 11.00 M.Sc.Chenglin Li                             BPCN FSU Jena The effect of experience on the perceptual expectation
May-27 2021 14.00 - 16.00 M.Sc. Charlotta Eick                       BPCN FSU Jena Phd Rehearsal
Jun-03 2021 14.00 - 16.00 Dr. Maria Tsantani                         Birkbeck, University of London Representations of face identity in the brain
Jun-10 2021 13.30 - 15.30 PhD Meike Ramon                  Applied Face Cognition Lab Department of Psychology University of Fribourg Switzerland Super-Recognizers: What we know, what we don’t know and what we need to know
Jun-17 2021 16.00 - 18.00 Prof. Gyula Kovacs                          BPCN FSU Jena Presentation at Meike Ramons AFC lab series
Jun-24 2021 14.00 - 16.00 Dr. Katharina Dobs                          Dept. of Psychology Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Giessen, Germany A computational approach to understanding face perception in the human brain
Jul-01 2021 14.00 - 16.00 M.Sc. Sophie-Marie Rostalski    BPCN FSU Jena PhD Rehearsal
Jul-08 2021 14.00 - 16.00 Psychology Students of the FSU-Jena EmPra (Empirical Seminar) Rehearsal Presentations