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Welcome to ANaP-Lab: Davide Gheza joins our Lab!

last modified Jan 09, 2020 04:21

We are happy to announce that Davide Gheza is joining our lab! During his four-month stay, he will investigate the role of Frontal-Midline-Theta (FMT) in sustaining effortful behavior.  Davide completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Hearth in Brescia (B.Sc.) and at the University of Padova (M.Sc.), Italy. He then moved to Gent University (Belgium), where he earned a Ph.D. in Psychology ...

Talk by Manos Tsakiris (London):"Taking the pulse of social cognition: interoception, self-awareness and alteroception"

last modified Jan 08, 2020 04:16

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium   Manos Tsakiris  (London)  14.01.2020 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen   Taking the pulse of social cognition: interoception, self-awareness and alteroception At the heart of social cognition is our ability to distinguish between self and other and correctly attribute mental and affective states to their origin. Nevertheless, little is kno ...
Jan 14, 2020 06:00 - 08:00

Talk by Michael Wibral (Goettingen): "Using information theory to test predictive coding theories"

last modified Dec 06, 2019 01:21

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium Michael Wibral (Goettingen) 10.12.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen   Using information theory to test predictive coding theories Predictive coding as a theory arguably dominates today's scientific discourse on how the cortex works. Importantly, it is positioned as a theory of general cortical function – yet, empirical tests so far ar ...
Dec 10, 2019 06:00 - 08:00

Talk by Thomas Schultze-Gerlach (Goettingen): "How groups use advice"

last modified Nov 15, 2019 02:20

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium Thomas Schultze-Gerlach (Goettingen)   26.11.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen   How groups use advice.   Advice is a frequent element of communication both in our private lives and in professional contexts. Given that our advisors are competent and benevolent, it can also serve as a simple but effective means to make better judgments ...

Talk by Bahador Bahrami (Munich): "A minimally-dishonest dominant strategy for winning the majority vote"

last modified Nov 05, 2019 03:47

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium Bahador Bahrami (Munich)   19.11.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen A minimally-dishonest dominant strategy for winning the majority vote   Political rhetoric, Aristotle told us, is what orators use to persuade their audience about future. Numerous studies in social psychology/neuroscience have asked what happens in the mind and brain o ...

Talk by Dominik Bach (London): "Learning to predict threat: computation, circuits, and interference"

last modified Nov 05, 2019 03:44

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium Dominik Bach (London)   12.11.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen Learning to predict threat: computation, circuits, and interference   Correct prediction of threat is key to survival and to well-being. Anxiety disorders entail threat-related behaviours in the absence of threat. In my talk, I will focus on the cross-species paradigm of ...

Talk by Davide Gheza (Ghent) "Reward and motivational processes during performance monitoring: a psychophysiological approach"

last modified Oct 16, 2019 01:15

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium   Davide Gheza (CapLab, University of Ghent)   29.10.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen Reward and motivational processes during performance monitoring: a psychophysiological approach   Human behavior is strongly driven by the pursuit of rewards and the avoidance of associated effort. Accordingly, the trade-off between expected cost and ...

Talk by Laura Kaltwasser (Berlin): "Biological and behavioral determinants of individual differences in cooperation"

last modified Oct 16, 2019 01:00

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium   Laura Kaltwasser (Humboldt University, Berlin)   5.11.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Raum 1.134 Biological and behavioral determinants of individual differences in cooperation   Humans are not only interested in their own welfare, but also care about the well-being of others. Reciprocity contributes to the emergence of cooperation in an asocial world and prevents the ...

Talk by Christian Valuch (Göttingen): "Exploring the (un)concious using continous flash suppression"

last modified Jul 22, 2019 03:06

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium   Dr. Christian Valuch (University of Goettingen)   21.05.2019 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Raum 1.134 Exploring the (un)concious using continous flash suppression   To which extent can sensory stimuli influence human behavior without conscious awareness? This question has occupied psychologists for decades and has been recently investigated using an experimental technique ...

ANaP Lab opens its doors to the Night of Knowledge!

last modified Feb 05, 2019 03:34

  ANaP Lab opens its doors to the Night of Knowledge! On Saturday, 26 January, the ANaP Lab team welcomed many interested visitors to the Night of Knowledge at the Georg Elias Müller Institute for Psychology. We tried to show what happens behind the scenes of a department for affective neuroscience with as much bandwidth as possible. The tour through our department started with the clarification of the question: What is Affective ...