Presenter Information

  • Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes slots (15 mins for presentation and 5 minutes for discussion).
  • Posters should be printed in A0 size which corresponds to (841mm x 1189mm) in portrait format.

Conference Final Programme (Download )

17:30-19:30 Registration
08:30 Registration
09:00-09:30 Welcome
SESSION 1: Navigation (Danae Room)
09:30-09:50 Pointing to arrows: A unique device for visual communication and navigational assistance. Michel Denis.
09:50-10:10 Dissociating time and space in navigation in a group of chronic stroke patients. Michiel Claessen, Johanna Visser-Meily, Elbrich Jagersma, Ineke J.M van der Ham.
10:10-10:30 Children’s spatial representation of virtual itineraries: The role of working memory. Marion Nys, Valérie Gyselinck, Eric Orriols, Celia Mores, & Maya Hickmann.
10:30-10:50 When gestures can show us the way: Self-generated gestures selectively facilitate the memory of navigated environments. Alexia Galati, Steven Weisberg, Nora Newcombe, & Marios Avraamides.
10:50-11:10 Coffee break
SESSION 2: Motor and Visual Imagery (Danae Room)
11:10-11:30 Motor imagery and spatial compatibility effects. Luiz Gawryszewski.
11:30-11:50 Auditory and visual imagery expertise in film professionals revealed by multi-voxel fMRI patterns. Aline de Borst, Giancarlo Valente, Iioro Jääskeläinen, Pia Tikka.
11:50-12:10 Motor imagery and sensory guidance of tool use: Reciprocal aiming in far                             space. Kristen Macuga.
12:10-13:40 Lunch
SESSION 3: Episodic Memory (Danae Room)
13:40-14:00 (Spatial) Perspectives in and on Episodic Memory. Albert Postma.
14:00-14:20 Object location memory in virtual reality: effects of order and categorization. Ineke J.M. van der Ham, Heleen Baalbergen, Merel Braspenning, & Milan van der Kuil.
14:20-15:20 Keynote Lecture: Imagery, visual and spatial short-term memory, and working memory: The ensemble. Robert Logie.
15:20-15:40 Coffee break
15:40-17:30 Information workshop on ERC funding opportunities. Pascal Dissard. (Sponsored by the European Research Council)
08:30 Registration
SESSION 4: Attention / Short-Term Memory (Danae Room)
09:10-09:30 Visuospatial working memory in spatial-sequential task. Tadamasa Narimoto & Gerry Quinn.
09:30-09:50 Cognitive biases in clinically distressed patients measured with eye tracking. Marzena Rusanowska, Izabela Krejtz, John Nezlek, Pawel Holas.
09:50-10:10 How task-irrelevant influences upon dynamic visual tracking performance can diagnose and quantify covert attitudes, phobias, biases and stereotyping. Roy Allen, Sandie Cleland, Fiona Gabbert.
10:10-10:30 Expertise enhances visual short-term memory by more efficient visual item representations. Hubert Zimmer.
10:30-10:50 Time and memory load interactions with attentional control: further insight to VSTM development. Andria Shimi & Gaia Scerif.
10:50-11:10 Coffee break
SESSION 5: Perception I (Danae Room)
11:10-11:30 Learning the Exception, categorical learning and perception. Boris Suchan.
11:30-11:50 Dorsal Stream Contribution to Perceiving the Structure of Objects. Valentinos Zachariou, Christine Nikas, & Leslie Ungerleider.
11:50-12:10 Symmetry detection in the sighted and blind brain. Zaira Cattaneo,Silvia Bona, Corinna Bauer, Juha Silvanto, Lotfi B. Merabet, & Tomaso Vecchi.
12:10-13:40 Lunch
SESSION 6: Spatial Perspective (Danae Room)
13:40-14:00 Taking a third-person perspective requires inhibiting your own perspective: Evidence from a negative priming paradigm. Ania Aïte, Margot Roell, Nicolas Poirel, Mathieu Cassotti, Mohammed Zaoui, Alain Berthoz, Olivier Houdé, & Grégoire Borst.
14:00-14:20 Environment learning from survey and route descriptions: The role of visual and spatial working memory in encoding and retrieval. Chiara Meneghetti, Enia Labate, Valérie Gyselinck, Colin Hamilton, & Francesca Pazzaglia.
14:20-14:40 Cognitive Discourse Analysis: A Method for Addressing Cognitive Processes and Concepts. Thora Tenbrink.
14:40-15:00 Coffee break
14:40-16:40 POSTER SESSION (West Mosaics Room)
08:30 Registration
09:00-10:00 Keynote Lecture: The many faces of perception-imagination entanglement in body recognition. Beatrice De Gelder.
SESSION 7: Embodiment and sensorimotor processing (Danae Room)
10:00-10:20 Embodied and Situated Spatial Cognition: A cognitive systems engineering approach. Christian Freksa & Holger Schultheis.
10:20-10:40 Common meaning system for processing scenes and sentences. Carol Madden-Lombardi, Sullivan Hidot, Anne-lise Jouen, Jocelyne Ventre-Dominey, & Peter Ford Dominey.
10:40-11:00 Cognition links to sensory-motor processing: insight from studying cerebellar functions. Tomaso Vecchi, Chiara Ferrari, Silvia Bergonzoli, & Zaira Cattaneo.
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
SESSION 8: Perception II (Danae Room)
11:20-11:40 Attentional load modulates face valence perception. Nikos Konstantinou.
11:40-12:00 The Thatcher illusion reveals orientation-dependence in brain regions involved in processing facial expressions. Lilia Psalta, Andrew Young, Peter Thompson, & Timothy Andrews
12:00-12:20 Imagery, emotion, and memory errors. Olesya Blazhenkova.
SESSION 9: Mental Rotation (Danae Room)
12:20-12:40 Is there a relationship between the performance in a chronometric mental-rotations test and testosterone and estradiol in children aged 9 to 14 years? Claudia Quaiser-Pohl, Petra Jansen, Jennifer Lehmann, & Brigitte Kudielka.
12:40-13:00 Hand mental rotation is not systematically altered by actual body position: Laterality judgment versus same–different comparison tasks. Nady Hoyek, Franck Di Rienzo, Christian Collet, Thomas Creveaux, & Aymeric Guillot.
13:00-13:20 Using Mental Rotation in Primate–inspired Autonomous Navigation. Michael Pettinati & Ronald Arkin.
13:20-14:40 Lunch
14:40 Closing Remarks