scientists

Resources for Scientists

Rita Levi Montalcini Programme for the Recruitment of Young Researchers @ University of Trento (Italy)

The programme (budget: 5.000.000 Euro) aims at funding 24 temporary research positions for the realization of a research project at the selected Host Institution. Eligibility requirements: applicants should be scholars (of any nationality) who – have been awarded their doctoral Degree, or equivalent, after 31/10/2010 and by 31/10/2013; – at the date of the application […]

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Assistant/Associate professor in Visual Science @ U of Montreal (Canada)

The School of Optometry of the Université de Montréal invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor for an initial period of 3 years. Within that period the candidate must succeed in obtaining a salary grant, such as the Research Scholar Career Award from the Fonds de recherche […]

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Postdoc position available @ University of York (Canada)

A three year postdoctoral research position is available at the University of York to work in Dr. David Pitcher’s lab on a BBSRC funded project. The position involves TMS, fMRI and Neuropsychological studies of face perception. More details and application information can be found here: https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=302173

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Faculty position in Neuroeconomics @ Queen’s University (Kingston, Canada)

The Departments of Psychology and Economics at Queen’s University invite applications for a Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with specialization in Computational Neuroeconomics. This is a tenured or tenure-track position held jointly in the Departments of Psychology and Economics, with a preferred starting date of July […]

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Assistant Professor Position @ Federal University of ABC ( São Paulo, Brazil)

The Center for Mathematics, Computation and Cognition at Federal University of ABC (UFABC) seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (entry-level) effective July 1, 2017. We are interested in applicants who study mechanisms underlying cognition in biological and artificial systems. The successful candidate will join a young, highly-qualified interdisciplinary team […]

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courses

Scientific Meetings and Courses

Escuela de Ciencias Informáticas ECI 2017 @ Universidad de Buenos Aires

La 31º edición de la Escuela de Ciencias Informáticas, ECI 2017, se llevará a cabo desde el 24 al 29 de julio, en el Departamento de Computación de la Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales de la Universidad de Buenos Aires.  El objetivo de la ECI es contribuir a la formación de alumnos, graduados y […]

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2nd LABMAN Meeting in pictures

The 2nd Meeting of the Latin American Brain Mapping Network was held on March 16-17 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) with the aim of bringing together scientists and students from diverse areas in order to help the consolidation of the brain mapping research community in Latin America. Here is a summary of the meeting in pictures:

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Sleep and Cognition Advanced Course in Siena, Tuscany (Italy)

July 8 – 15, 2017 in Siena, Italy. This Advanced Course will cut across multiple fields of sleep studies and will address important emerging areas. Emphasis will be placed on cutting-edge methods and hypotheses for understanding sleep and its effects on cognitive functions, and on how neurophysiological/genetic/imaging approaches can shed light on the functions of […]

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Conference on Music and Eye-Tracking (Frankfurt, Germany)

We are very pleased to announce the call for abstract submissions to the conference on “Music and Eye-tracking (MET) – What eye movements, pupil dilation, and blinking activity tell us about musical processing” , which will be held 17th-18th of August 2017 at the Max-Planck-Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany. Our goal is to […]

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Rovereto workshop on Concepts, Actions, Objects (Italy)

We are pleased to announce the 11th edition of the Rovereto workshop on Concepts, Actions and Objects (CAOs), taking place at the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, May 4-7, 2017, in Rovereto, Italy. The Rovereto workshop provides a unique forum for researchers from a range of perspectives who are interested in Concepts, Actions, and Objects to […]

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publications

Publications

Centered Kernel Alignment Enhancing Neural Network Pretraining for MRI-Based Dementia Diagnosis

This article was published by the Signal Processing and Recognition Group (Universidad Nacional de Colombia). The study addresses an automated dementia diagnosis by introducing a novel supervised pretraining approach that takes advantage of the artificial neural network for complex classification tasks. The performed linear embedding allows accounting for features that contribute the most to the […]

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Tactile stimulation during sleep alters slow oscillation and spindle densities but not motor skill

A paper was recently published by a group of LabCrono UFPR Brazil. The study features a novel tactile stimulation during sleep. It was shown that this technique did not impact on the offline gains in motor skill, but altered slow oscillations and spindle densities. Alterations in electrophysiology parameters didn’t translate into behavioral changes. Paper available […]

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