Time and the Conscious Brain

 

Program schedule „Time and the conscious brain“

Monday, October 31, 2011

9.00     Welcome and introduction

9.15     Session 1: “Individual differences in time perception”
Christine Falter, Oxford, UK

            Introduction and talks

A. John Wearden (Keele University, UK)

            Timing processes in the elderly.

B. Christine Falter (University of Oxford, UK):

            Timing processes in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

C. Katya Rubia (King's College London, UK):

            Normal development of timing processes and their abnormalities in ADHD.

D. Sylvie Droit-Volet (Université Blaise Pascal à Clermont- Ferrand, FR):

     Individual differences in the development of timing processes.

Discussant:Valdas Noreika (University of Turku, FIN)

11.05   Coffee break

11.25   Session 1: “Individual differences in time perception”
Christine Falter, Oxford, UK

            Summary and general discussion
Noreika, Wearden, Falter, Rubia, Droit-Volet & audience

12.15   Lunch break

13.45   Posters of graduate students

15.15   Session 2: “Brain dynamics and conscious time”
Virginie van Wassenhove, Paris, FR

            Introduction and talks

A. Charles E Schroeder  (Nathan Kline Institute, NY, USA):

            Neural temporal processes and oscillatory hierarchy.

B. Andreas Kleinschmidt (CEA/NeuroSpinINSERM, FR):

            Subjective time estimation and neural peak frequency.

C. Virginie van Wassenhove (CEA/NeuroSpinINSERM, FR):
     From temporal processes to subjective time across sensory modalities.

D. Alan Johnston (University College London, UK):
                 Visual adaptation and local clocks.

Discussant:Michel Treisman (Prof. em. of University of Oxford, UK)

17.05   Coffee break

17.25   Session 2: “Brain dynamics and conscious time”
Virginie van Wassenhove, Paris, FR

            Summary and general discussion
Treisman, Schroeder, Kleinschmidt, van Wassenhove, Johnston & audience

18.15   Dinner

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

9.15     Session 3: “Psychophysical investigations of temporal processing”
Argiro Vatakis, Athens, GR

            Introduction and talks

A. Armin Kohlrausch (Technical University of Eindhoven, NL):

            The influence of stimulus characteristics on synchrony judgments: A role for visual
     prior information and apparent causality?

B. Martin Lankheet(University of Wageningen, NL):
     Visual Asynchrony.

C. Argiro Vatakis (CSRI, Athens, GR):
     Audiovisual Synchrony Perception: Evidence from simple to complex stimuli.

D. David Burr (University of Florence, I):
                 Temporal mechanisms of multi-modal binding.

Discussant:Toemme Noesselt (University of Magdeburg, GER)

11.05   Coffee break

11.25   Session 3: “Psychophysical investigations of temporal processing”
Argiro Vatakis, Athens, GR

            Summary and general discussion
Noesselt, Kohlrausch, Lankheet, Vatakis, Burr & audience

12.15   Lunch break

13.45   Keynote Lecture:
            Till Roenneberg (Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, GER)
           
Chronobiology: What's the real price of an alarm clock?

 

15.15   Session 4: “The brain and the present now”
Marc Wittmann, Freiburg, GER

            Introduction and talks

A. A.D. (Bud) Craig (Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, USA):

            Emotional moments across time: a possible neural basis for time perception in the
     anterior insula.

B. Julian Kiverstein (University of Edinburgh, UK):
     Minimal sense of self, temporality and the brain.

C. Jiří Wackermann (IGPP Freiburg, GER):
     Inner and outer horizons of time experience.

D. Barry Dainton (University of Liverpool, UK):
                 Temporal consciousness.

Discussant:Marc Wittmann (IGPP Freiburg, GER)

17.05   Coffee break

17.25   Session 4: “The brain and the present now”
Marc Wittmann, Freiburg, GER

            Summary and general discussion
Wittmann, Craig, Wackermann, Kiverstein, Dainton & audience

18.15   Dinner

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

9.15     Session 5: “Functional plasticity of temporal processing”
Dorothe Poggel, Delmenhorst, GER

            Introduction and talks

A. Arash Sahraie (University of Aberdeen, UK):

            Training of temporal functions in blindsight patients.

B. Lutz Jäncke (University of Zurich, CH):
     Training of temporal functions and changes in neural networks of consciousness
     in musicians, synesthetes, and normal subjects.

C. John Stein(University of Oxford, UK):
     Temporal processing and dyslexia, therapies.

D. Dorothe Poggel (HWK, Delmenhorst, GER):
                 Improvement of temporal processing in patients with vision loss during
                 visual training.

Discussant:Manfred Fahle (University of Bremen, GER)

11.05   Coffee break

11.25   Session 5: “Functional plasticity of temporal processing”
Dorothe Poggel, Delmenhorst, GER

            Summary and general discussion
Fahle, Sahraie, Jäncke, Stein, Poggel & audience

12.15   Lunch break

13.00 End of symposium


Student Abstracts & Posters

Temporal aspects of sound induced visual fission and fusion in the PDF imagedouble-flash illusion paradigm.

R. Höchenberger b, F. W. Ohl b, c, D. Alais a, & L. T. Boenke a

a University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

bLeibniz Institute for Neurobiology (LIN), Magdeburg, Germany

cOtto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

An attempt to quantify temporal ventriloquism in audio-visual synchronyPDF image perception

I. A. Kuling, R. L. J. van Eijk, J. F. Juola, & A. Kohlrausch

Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Human-Technology Interaction, NL

Temporal Similarity Modulates the Early Stages of Information PDF imageProcessing

T. W. Kononowicz & H. van Rijn

University of Groningen, NL

Temporal entrainment from a perceptual and neural standpointPDF image

A. Kösem 1,2,3 & V. van Wassenhove 1,2,3

1INSERM, U992, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France

2CEA, DSV/I2BM, NeuroSpin Center, F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France

3Univ Paris-Sud, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France

The effect of motion on relative time discrimination using the episodic PDF imagetemporal generalization task

A. Kroger-Costa & A. Machado

School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal

A magnitude system for the processing of time, space and quantity?PDF image

A. Lambrechts1,2,3,4, V. Walsh4, & V. van Wassenhove1,2,3

1INSERM, U992, Cognitive NeuroimagingUnit,F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France,

2CEA, DSV/I2BM, NeuroSpin Center, F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France,

3Univ Paris-Sud, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, F-91191 Gif/Yvette, France,

4Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, UK

The effect of emotional pictures on attention shift in audiotactilePDF image temporal order judgment

L. Jia, Z. Shi, & H. J. Müller

Allgemeine und Experimentelle Psychologie, Lugwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Electrophysiological correlates of simultaneity detectionPDF image

M. Geiser & A. Wykowska

Department of Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany

Time distortions in schizophreniaPDF image

S. Landgraf

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Does the brain integrate sensory and motor timing information for PDF imageaccurate actions?

S. Ganzenmüller, Z. Shi, & H. J.Müller

Allgemeine und Experimentelle Psychologie, Lugwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany