Workshop: ‘Neural mechanisms linking action and perception’ (July 25 Mon.)

Five distinguished speakers will tell us about their exciting works related to action and/or perception, from different viewpoints (daily situations, laboratory experiments) and methodologies (behavior, neuroimaging, single-unit recordings).

Monday 25th July, 13:00-17:30
at Conference Room, CiNet Bldg.  (1-4, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565-0871 Japan)

Sponsor :  Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet)

Co-Sponsors :  “The Science of Mental Time” & “Understanding brain plasticity on body representations to promote their adaptive functions”, MEXT Kakenhi Innovative Areas

Language :  English

Dr. Arko Gohsh (ETH, Switzerland)
“Neuronal control of the thumb in touchscreen users”

Dr. Tamami Nakano (Osaka University/CiNet, Japan)
“The functional and neural mechanisms of spontaneous eyeblinks”

Break (20 min)

Dr. David Thura (University of Montreal)
“The basal ganglia do not select reach targets but control the urgency of commitment”

Dr. Motoaki Uchimura (Osaka University/CiNet, Japan)
“Behavioral and neural evidence for the  background coordinate”

Dr. Flavia Filimon (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)
“Motor and cognitive functions of the parietal lobe”