[visionlist] Online workshop (17th-18th of May) on Memory and Attention in Healthy and Pathological Ageing: Theories and Applications

Moreno Coco moreno.coco.i at gmail.com
Wed May 5 11:38:05 -04 2021

Dear colleagues,

We are thrilled to invite you to the online workshop *Memory and Attention
in Healthy and Pathological Ageing: Theories and Applications* to be held
*online* on the 17th and 18th of May 2021 and hosted by the Faculdade de
Psicologia, Universidade de Lisboa (PT).

The workshop will provide a platform for exchanging findings and latest
insights on memory and attentional processing and how these may change in
healthy and pathological ageing.

This international event will consist of a series of invited talks, each
followed by a Q&A session, and you will have the opportunity to participate
in a round table discussion at the end of each day.

Our exciting programme is as follows:

*Day 1 – Monday 17th of May 2021 (GMT+1)*

2.30 pm – Welcome, introduction and initial remarks.

2.45 pm – *What does research on eye-tracking as a biomarker for
Alzheimer’s Disease reveal about the relationships of attention, working
memory and the inhibitory control*? Trevor Crawford

3.15 pm – *Subjective remembering experience in aging: Disconnection
between vividness ratings and objective recollection.* Christine Bastin

3.45 pm – *Topographical memory: a special window into healthy and
pathological ageing*. Maddalena Boccia

4.15 pm – BREAK

4.30 pm – *Topographic memory and spatial delusions: unraveling the neural
basis of reduplicative paramnesia*. Pedro Nascimento Alves

5.00 pm – *Using Eye Tracking to explore memory and attention in ageing*.
Sam Hutton

5.30 pm – *The importance of images on understanding memory changes during
aging*. Wilma Bainbridge

6.00 pm – Final round table discussion

*Day 2 – Tuesday 18th of May 2021 (GMT+1)*

2.30 pm – Welcome, introduction and initial remarks.

2.45 pm – *Conscious balance processing in older adults: Friend or foe?*
Toby Ellmers

3.15 pm – *The relationship between anxiety, attentional processes and
mobility in people with Parkinson’s and freezing of gait.* William Young

3.45 pm – *The forgotten cognitive concept of Forgetting*. Sergio Della Sala

4.15 pm – BREAK

4.30 pm – *To Do, or Not to Do: Benefits of Physical Enactment of Intended
Actions in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment*. Antonina Pereira

5.00 pm – *Semantic deficits in Mild Cognitive Impairment*. Sven Joubert

5.30 pm – *Linking eye-movement responses to effects of semantic
interference on long-term visual memory in healthy and pathological
cognitive ageing*. Moreno I. Coco

6.00 pm – *The intersection of memory and active vision in aging*. Jennifer

6.30 pm – Final round table discussion

Registration is *free* and open to all PhD students, researchers and

The event will be hosted on Zoom; details on how to access the workshop
will be released closer to the date. Please have a look at the full program
and book of abstracts by clicking here
you can join us for the event by registering here

We hope to see you at the workshop,

Best wishes,

The Organizing Committee

*[Dr Moreno I. Coco, Dr Ana Raposo, Dr Emma Delhaye, Dr Giorgia
D’Innocenzo, Ms Anastasiia Mikhailova]*
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