Jyväskylä Brain & Mind Annual Meeting 14.12.

We are happy to welcome the whole Jyväskylä Brain & Mind Network to this year's Annual Meeting!

This event brings together all the neuroscience and brain research groups in the University of Jyväskylä to share and discuss recent research discoveries! We welcome everyone in the Jyväskylä Brain & Mind network to join in following intriguing topics on the latest research results and to participate in the subsequent discussions.

Date, time, and location:
14th of December
Agora, Gamma (Ag B222.1)

Program, research groups and speakers:

Part 1
12:00–12:10 Opening words by Tiina Parviainen
12:10–12:40 Centre of Excellence in Music, Mind, Body and Brain
  · Petri Toiviainen: Overview of the Centre of Excellence in Music, Mind, Body and Brain
Andrew Danso: Combining Music and Virtual Reality in Exercise and Rehabilitation: Cognition and Interaction
  • Patti Nijhuis: Neural Correlates of Self-Other Integration During Interpersonal Coordination
  · Geoffrey Luck: New Directions in Brain and Mind (and Music) Research

12:40–12:55 Neural Processes and Connectivity
  • Jan Kujala: Multiverse of MEG

12:55-13:15 BEST: Human’s best friend - Dog-Human Interaction Research
Miiamaaria Kujala: Human’s best friend - Dog-Human Interaction Research

13:15-13:30 Towards neural network modeling of continuous reading
  • Jarkko Hautala: Towards Neural Network Modeling of Continuous Reading

13:30-14:00 Learning and neural plasticity - From single neurons to behavior
  • Miriam Nokia & Sanna Lensu: Learning and Neural Plasticity - From Single Neurons to Behavior

14:00-14:30 COFFEE BREAK

Part 2
14:30–15:00 Sensorimotor Systems Neuroscience (MOTOR)
Harri Piitulainen: Multi-coil TMS – a New Era for Brain Stimulation?
Toni Mujunen: Adaptations in Cortical Processing of Proprioception Following Different Types of Peripheral Injuries
Joona Juurakko: Sensorimotor Functioning and Balance Control in Young and Older Adults: Effects of Physical Training - Research Plan

15:00-15:45 Changing Brain & Behavior Research Group
  •  Tiina Parviainen, Suvi Karjalainen, Orsolya Kolozsvari, Santtu Seipäjärvi & Xiaoshu Lin: Understanding Dynamics of Brain Development and Body Brain Interaction
Doris Hernández Barros: Between bodily action and conventionalized structure: The neural mechanisms of constructed action in sign language comprehension

15:45 Closing words by Tiina Parviainen

We hope to see you there! For more information, please contact Vesa Romppanen (vesa.l.a.romppanen@jyu.fi).