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Open PostDoc position!

last modified Aug 19, 2020 07:48

The Institute of Psychology at the Georg-August-Universität Goettingen and the ANaP-Lab are looking for a new PostDoc! See the link below for further information. Click here for the job offer.      

Online study on public opinions related to the corona pandemic

last modified Mar 15, 2020 07:38

The department of Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology of the University of Göttingen searches participants for a short online study on the public opinion about the corona pandemic in Iran, Italy and Germany. You can find the links below: Farsi: https://coronastudy-ir.formr.org Italian: https://coronastudy-it.formr.org German: https://coronastudy-de.formr.org You can participate in the study from your computer, laptop and smart ...

Talk by Annika Boldt (London): "Distinct and overlapping neural correlates of metacognitive monitoring and metacognitive control"

last modified Jan 28, 2020 03:08

Affective Neuroscience and Psychophysiology   Colloquium Annika Boldt  (University College London) 11.02.2020 18:00 - 20:00 — GEMI, Room 1.134, Gosslerstr. 14, Goettingen   Distinct and overlapping neural correlates of metacognitive monitoring and metacognitive control Metacognition is the act of reflecting on one’s own mental states, often for the purpose of cognitive control. Previous research has shown that people can a ...

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 ...