Behavioral and Brain Science Seminar 2022 November 24-25, 2022, University of Jyväskylä


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Registrations are requested by November 21st.


Thursday 24.11.
Ruusupuisto, Helena
(Alvar Aallon katu 9)

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
14:15-14:45 Coffee break
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 at Ruusupuisto, 2nd floor lobby

Friday 25.11.
Agora Aud3
(Mattilanniemi 2)

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: Child brain is more than adult brain: What MEG reveals about cortical maturation and cognitive competence in children?
10:45-11:15 Vesa Putkinen, University of Turku: Molecular and functional neural basis of music-induced emotions
11:15-12:15 Lunch break
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

Poster session

The poster session will be held in Ruusupuisto, 2nd floor lobby (Alvar Aallon katu 9) on Thursday 24th November, at 16:00-18:00.

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. 

Participation fee

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


Piia Astikainen
phone: +358 40 805 34 80


Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research, CIBR, University of Jyväskylä 
Piia Astikainen, Head of the organizing committee
Sara Veistola, CIBR / Jyväskylä Brain & Mind coordinator
Xueqiao Li, Kaijun Jiang, Aino Sorsa, Chaoxiong Ye, Leevi Saukkola


The Finnish Psychological Society


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