JYU: Behavioral and Brain Science Seminar 2022

JYU: Behavioral and Brain Science Seminar 2022


Thursday 24.11.

12:00-12:15 Opening

12:15-13:00 Kimmo Alho, University of Helsinki: Brain activity during selective attention to audiovisual dialogues

13:00-13:30 Viljami Salmela, University of Helsinki: Perception of facial expressions: Integration of features and the structure of neural representations

13:30-14:15 Lauri Nummenmaa, University of Turku: Imaging the human emotion circuits with positron emission tomography

14:45-15:15 Anneli Kylliäinen, Tampere University: Early detection of autism spectrum disorder

15:15-16:00 Jari Hietanen, Tampere University: Eye contact and the meeting of minds

16:00-18:00 Poster session


Friday 25.11.

9:30-10:15 Carles Escera, University of Barcelona: Maturational changes in the frequency-following response (FFR) during early language acquisition.

10:15-10:45 Tiina Parviainen, University of Jyväskylä

10:45-11:15 Vesa Putkinen, University of Turku: Molecular and functional neural basis of music-induced emotions

12:15-12:45 Kairi Kreegipuu, University of Tartu: Pre-attentional information processing for the eye and ear

12:45-13:15 Piia Astikainen, University of Jyväskylä: Electrophysiological change detection responses in studying brain’s predictive perceptual mechanisms in depression and aging

13.15-13.45 Paavo Leppänen, University of Jyväskylä: Neural responses for speech in infancy and childhood as a precursor of reading difficulties

13:45-14:00 Closing

Posters relevant to the seminar’s topic are welcome without prior evaluation. The size of the poster board is 80 x 180 cm. Please indicate in the registration if you will present a poster.


There is no participation fee. The event is open for all interested in brain and behavioral sciences.

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