Mini-symposium:“Attention, Learning and Reward”

February 23, 2017, Time: 15.00 – 17:30
Place: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (MF-G6-13: medical faculty, G-Wing, 6th floor, room 13)

Program:

Time

Speaker

Title

15:00- 15:05 Welcome   Introduction
15:05-15:30 Leonardo Chelazzi, University of Verona, Italy  Statistical Learning of Target Selection and Distractor Filtering
15:30-15:55 Sara Jahfari, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam On the role of learning in the future deployment of attention, and the regulation of uncertain choices: a computational approach
15:55-16:20 Jan Engelmann, Universiteit van Amsterdam How rewards and punishments guide goal-directed cognition and choice
15:55-16:20 Jan Engelmann, Universiteit van Amsterdam How rewards and punishments guide goal-directed cognition and choice
16:20-16:35 Break  
16:35-17:00 Jane Raymond, University of Birmingham Competition among motivational states drives visual attention
17:00-17:25 Jan Theeuwes, Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam Reward shapes visual attention

Mini-symposium is coupled to PhD defense of Michel Failing:

Thesis title:  “For What It’s Worth: Reward Value Drives Visual Selective Attention”
Time: 11.45 – 12:45
Place: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Aula, main building)

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