Temporal Processing Within & Across Senses

DAY 1 – October 3rd, 2012


Arrival (Note that this is day is a holiday and so all shops will be closed).


DAY 2 – October 4th, 2012

9:00 – 9:30

Coffee & Welcome


Karl von Vierordt: His work and its legacyPDF image

John Wearden


Vierordt’s Law and the indifference interval: How special are the durations as stimuli?

Åke Hellström


New perspectives on Vierordt’s Law: Memory-mixing and sensitivity to feedback in temporal comparison procedures

Warren H. Meck


Lunch Break


Why is perceived duration so often biased?PDF image

Pascal Mamassian

14:20 – 15:10

Duration perception as a low-level, channel-based phenomenonPDF image

James Heron

15:10 – 16:00

Body time: How the brain creates our experience of durationPDF image

Marc Wittmann


Coffee Break


On the formation of an internal standard in discrimination PDF imageexperiments

Karin M. Bausenhart, Oliver Dyjas, & Rolf Ulrich


Many facts and a few conclusions about senses and temporal discrimination

Simon Grondin


Poster Session




DAY 3 – October 5th, 2012

9:00 – 9:30



An attempt to quantify temporal ventriloquism in audio-visualPDF image synchrony perception

Armin Kohlrausch, Irene Kuling, James F. Juola, & Rob van Eijk


Re-synchronizing thunder and lightning

Jordi Navarra


Mechanisms of recalibration for temporal event perceptionPDF image

Kielan Yarrow


Lunch Break


Once, twice or thrice upon a time: Synchrony judgments reflect a probabilistic assessment of relatedness

Derek Arnold

13:50 – 14:40

Merging the senses in time

Marc O. Ernst


Attention and temporal perception

Charles Spence


Coffee Break


Timing expectations in the human brain

Kia Nobre


Timing within and across modality, age, and area of inquiry

Cindy Lustig


Time perception, attention, and memory: A view of evidencePDF image

Richard A. Block


The influence of sensory modality on temporal information processing: Evidence derived from the temporal resolution power PDF imagehypothesis and studies in musicians

Thomas Rammsayer


Introspective estimates of reaction time in dual-task performancePDF image

Daniel Bratzke


Dinner (informal come together)


DAY 4 – October 6th, 2012



Student Abstracts & Posters

When a letter is a colour: Audiovisual integration of crossmodal PDF imagecorrespondences and synesthetic grapheme-colour associations

Miketa Arvaniti1, Noam Sagiv2, Lucille Lecoutre2, & Argiro Vatakis1,3

1 Postgraduate Program Basic and Applied Cognitive Science, University of Athens, Greece

2Department of Psychology, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom

3Cognitive Systems Research Institute (CSRI), Athens, Greece



Low and high frequency sounds lead to different acquisition of temporal PDF imageanticipatory behavior in rats

Julie Boulanger Bertolus1,2, Anna Verschueren1, Jeroen Knippenberg1, Bruce L. Brown3, Anne-Marie Mouly2, & Valérie Doyère1

1Neurobiology of Executive Function, Center of Neuroscience Paris-Sud, CNRS-UMR8195, Paris, France

2Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, INSERM U1028; CNRS UMR5292; Université Lyon1, Lyon, France

3 Dept. of Psychology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, New-York, USA




Neural correlates of audiovisual simultaneity judgmentsPDF image

Marek Binder

Jagiellonian University, Poland



Integration of perceptual and motor timing: Does retention interval and PDF imagestimulus variability influence sensorimotor timing?

Stephanie Ganzenmüller, Zhuanghua Shi, & Hermann J. Müller



Early attentional modulation of the neural network evoked with the auditory paired-click paradigm: An MEG study

Sanja Josef Golubic1, Ana Susac1, Ralph Huonker2, Jens Haueisen 2, 3, Selma Supek1

1Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2Department of Neurology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

3Department for Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Technical University Ilmenau



Vierordt's Law and the Effects of Reward Expectation on Temporal MemoryPDF image

Bon-Mi Gu1, R. Alison Adcock2, & Warren H. Meck1

1Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC

2Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC



Training with rhythms to enhance temporal estimationPDF image

Prats, P., Triviño, M. & Correa, A.



How long depends on how fast: Visual flicker frequency dilates subjective PDF imageduration

Sophie Herbst, Amir Homayoun Javadi, & Niko Busch

Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin



The sensorimotor interaction expands tactile duration estimationPDF image

Zhuanghua Shi, Lina Jia, & Hermann J. Müller



Does the monitoring of time continue after a "temporal decision" has been PDF imagemade? Evidence from post-interval N1-P2 amplitudes.

T.W. Kononowicz & H. van Rijn

Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands



Automatic timing: Influence of a non-relevant duration on time estimation PDF imageand time discrimination

Kroger-Costa1, J. Wearden2 &, A. Machado1

1University of Minho, Braga, PT

2Keele University, Keele, UK



Temporal perception in the auditory, visual and audio-visual modalities in PDF imageAutism Spectrum Disorders

Anna Lambrechts

Autism Research Group, Department of Psychology, City University London




Time discrimination and time order error in durations below and above 1 PDF imagesecond

Giovanna Mioni and Franca Stablum

Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, Italy



Incorporating language processing as part of real-time multisensoryPDF image integration

Michał B. Paradowski

Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, Poland



 Time goes fast:  How speed modulates perceived duration in dancers and PDF imagenon-dancers

Helena Sgouramani1 & Argiro Vatakis1,2

1Postgraduate Program Basic and Applied Cognitive Science, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens, Greece

2Cognitive Systems Research Institute (CSRI), Athens, Greece



Dissociation between reaction time and temporal order judgment to stimuli PDF imageof different rise time

Szumska, I.1,2, Kononowicz, T.W.3 , Van Rijn, H.3 & Jaśkowski, P.*

1Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Finance and Management in Warsaw, Poland

2Laboratory of Psychophysics, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

3Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

*This study was conceived by Jaśkowski, and posthumously executed by Szumska and Kononowicz.



On the stability of perceived duration and the stimulus magnitude effect onPDF image perceived duration.

Martin Verner & Thomas Rammsayer

University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland



Interaction of space, modality, and time: The Multisensory Kappa Effect

Zuzanna Tkaczynska, Alina Haipt, & Karin M. Bausenhart

University of Tuebingen



Activating the mental timeline: Do auditory spatial primes influence the processing of time-related words?

Verena Eikmeier & Rolf Ulrich

University of Tuebingen



Testing for task-specific temporal preparation

Hannes Schröter1, Teresa Birngruber1, Rolf Ulrich1, & Jeff Miller2

1University of Tübingen

2University of Otago



Temporal processing of visual oddball stimuli: Judgment type does not influence the temporal oddball effect

Teresa Birngruber, Hannes Schröter, & Rolf Ulrich

University of Tuebingen



Visual duration discrimination performance depends on stimulus order

Julia F. Dietrich, Karin M. Bausenhart, & Oliver Dyjas

University of Tuebingen



Temporal ventriloquism in reproduced duration

Maria Dolores de la Rosa & Karin M. Bausenhart

University of Tuebingen