Helmholtz Institute

Recent events

Visit of Michael Frank (Brown University) to Helmholtz/EPOS, August 29-30

Program (everyone welcome, no need to register except for expert meeting): Thursday August 29, University of Amsterdam Extended methodological talk on quantitative model fitting. Time: 14:00-15:30, location: Universiteitstheater 3.01, Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16-18  Friday August 30, Utrecht University Expert meeting on the article by Collins & Frank (PNAS, 2018), Within- and across-trial dynamics of human EEG reveal…

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PhD course 2019: Neurophilosophy of Mind and Consciousness

The question that has baffled scientists and philosophers for centuries is how molecules, cells, neurotransmitters and hormones in our brains create consciousness and self-awareness? The PhD course Neurophilosophy of Mind and Consciousness provides students with novel and practical insights into this field, which will contribute to theorizing and academic writing skills. Neurophilosophy of Mind and Consciousness…

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KNAW Master Class: Current Issues in (Visual) Working Memory Wednesday 26 June 2019

The KNAW hosts a master class on current issues in (visual) working memory, supported by the EPOS and Helmholtz graduate schools. Three world-renowned experts will treat conceptual, modeling, and methodological aspects of working memory research. The master class is targeted towards PhD students in the cognitive sciences and neighboring fields, and assumes background knowledge on…

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Helmholtz Lecture Holly Bridge, Investigating the pathways underlying residual vision in hemianopia

Helmholtz Lecture: 25 January 2019, from 14.45 – 15.45, Academiegebouw – Aula, Domplein 29 in Utrecht January 25th , 2019 –Holly Bridge,  Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK “Investigating the pathways underlying residual vision in hemianopia” Damage to the primary visual cortex leads to loss of the visual field contralateral to the damaged cortex….

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