[visionlist] SOON abstract deadline (extended): July 30 th 2009: "SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF CONSCIOUSNESS" in Nagoya, Japan

Naotsugu Tsuchiya naotsu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 01:57:29 PDT 2009


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"INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP "SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF CONSCIOUSNESS"

TALK ABSTRACT AVAILABLE :
http://www.nips.ac.jp/~myoshi/workshop2009/program.html

INVITATION FOR POSTER SUBMISSION
The best poster will be prize awarded at the end of the conference.

General information: http://www.nips.ac.jp/%7Emyoshi/workshop2009/
Date: September 19th-20th, 2009
Deadline: July 15th, 2009

Organizers: Masatoshi Yoshida, Nao Tsuchiya (naotsu at gmail.com)
Registration and abstract submission for poster presentation is open
till July 31. (all the presentations will given be in English)
Themes:

* Consciousness, attention and emotion:  their separate neuronal mechanisms
(?)
* Mechanisms of switches and stabilization of bistable percepts
* The role of thalamus in sustaining arousal and controlling contents
of consciousness
* Timing of neuronal activity and subjective percepts
* Threshold for subjective experience
* Decoding consciousness from neuronal activity
* Philosophical/biological framework for consciousness researches

Confirmed speakers:
Ralph Adolphs (Caltech), Ned Block (NYU), Olivia Carter (U of Melbourne),
John-Dylan Haynes (Humboldt-University Berlin), Ryota Kanai (UCL),
Christof Koch (Caltech), Shin'ya Nishida (NTT Communication Science Lab),
Hakwan Lau (Columbia Univ.), Naotsugu Tsuchiya (Caltech),
Melanie Wilke (Caltech, NIMH), Takamitsu Yamamoto (Nihon Univ.),
& Masatoshi Yoshida (NIPS)





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Nao (Naotsugu) Tsuchiya, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral scholar in Psychology and Neuroscience
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences in Caltech

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