Neuronal Oscillations Group

Group meetings


Neuronal oscillation and attention

 

For our System Neuroscience Journal Club, please see our JC website.

 

 

The next scheduled training session will be Tuesday May 26th @ 11  pm.


For the time being our training sessions will take place on Zoom. Please keep an eye on your emails for the Zoom invitation links.

 


Upcoming sessions:



Tuesday  26/05       11 am     Tamas Minarik:


 "Understanding decision-making in the brain of mice"


Working collaboratively with the International Brain Laboratory Behavioral Data Portal.




Friday  29/05      1 pm    Computational neuroscience session 6:      


"A network model for pyramidal-interneuron gamma (PING)'


 


Tuesday  02/06       11 am     Jan-Mathijs Schoffelen (Donders Institute Nijmegen):


 Q&A in response to the journal club discussion about the paper: "Comparison of beamformer implementations for MEG source localization." BioRxiv, 795799. https://doi.org/10.1101/795799  





Date t.b.a.:                 The FAIR principles of open science


Discussion on the FAIR principles of open science:


https://www.go-fair.org/fair-principles/




Date t.b.a.:                Valeria Bekhtereva (University of Leipzich):


"Steady-state visual evoked potentials as the neural signature of emotional content extraction from rapid visual streams"




Previous sessions:



Friday  22/05      1 pm    Computational neuroscience session 5:      


"Gamma synchronization in multi-neuron networks"



Tuesday  19/05         Anne Kosem:


"Neural entrainment influences perceived speech content"



Friday  15/05            Computational neuroscience session 4:      


"Synaptic communication (AMPA, NMDA and GABA) and network models"



Thursday 14/05       Ole Jensen:


 "Computational models for gamma entrainment and echoes"



Tuesday  05/05       Ole Jensen:


"Funding idea: saccadic pre-viewing during viewing and reading"



Friday  01/05          Computational neuroscience session 3: 


"The Izhikevich model spiking-model"



Tuesday  28/04      Andrew Furman:


"Discovery and Validation of Peak Alpha Frequency as a Pain Sensitivity Biomarker"


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29175204

 

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/613299v2



Friday 24/04:          Computational neuroscience session 2:


"The birth of computational neuroscience: The Hodgkin Huxley model"



Tuesday  21/04      Rodolfo Solís-Vivanco - Universidad Nacional Autonóma de México:


"New insights on the ventral attention network: Active suppression and involuntary recruitment during a bimodal task."



Friday 17/04:          Computational neuroscience session 1:


"Computational neuroscience session 1: Solving ordinary differential equations using the SIR and SEIR models as example"



Tuesday 07/04       Til Ole Berhgmann - Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research:


Til Ole Begmann from Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research will Zoom in to talk about his recently published paper:


Bergmann, T. O., Lieb, A., Zrenner, C., & Ziemann, U. (2019). Pulsed Facilitation of Corticospinal Excitability by the Sensorimotor μ-Alpha Rhythm. The Journal of Neuroscience, 39(50), 10034 LP – 10043. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1730-19.2019



Thursday 02/04      Saskia Haegens:


"Oscillatory building blocks underlying perception & cognition"



Tuesday 31/03        Ole Jensen:


"Beauty from simplicity: chaotic attractors and self-similarity in the logistic map."



Wednesday 25/03     Tzvetan Popov, Geoff Brookshire, Yali Pan:


"Saccades and alpha oscillations"



Tuesday 03/03        Jan Weber: 


"Information processing during the transition from wake to sleep."



Tuesday 25/02       Tara Ghafari:


"Is suppression of visual distractors driven by auditory targets?"



Tuesday 18/02    


"How to do cross correlation analysis with MEG data"



Tuesday 11/02       JeYoung Jung (University of Nottingham):


"The neural mechanism of semantic cognition and its plasticity"


 

Tuesday 04/03    


Discussion towards ethical conduct in science (Leiden-, Birbaumer-, & Diederik Stapel-case, and/or other relevant cases will be discussed).


Before the meeting, please get acquainted with the report distributed by email and the following statement from Leiden University:

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/news/2019/11/191129-integriteitsmelding-en


Tuesday 28/01     Oscar Ferrante: 


"Statistical learning is expressed in early visual cortex"



Tuesday 21/01     Marion Brickwedde: 


"Application of Rapid Frequency Tagging for Brain Computer Interfaces with Optically Pumped Magnetometers"



Tuesday 07/01      Overview of the new year and any prefered items to be discussed.




- 2019 -


Tuesday 10/12 11:00 - 13:30 am:    Distractor inhibition workshop - 52 PR - Lecture theater 1


11:00 -11:20       Ole Jensen                    “Working memory, distractor suppression & alpha rhythm”

11:20-11:40        Oscar Ferrante             “A quick review on target selection & alpha rhythm”

11:40-11:50                                  Coffee break

11:50-12:20        Tjerk Gutteling              “Load theory & alpha rhythm”

12:20-12:50        Clayton Hickey              “Eye movements, distractor suppression & alpha rhythm”

12:50-13:00                                  Coffee break

13:00-13:30        Ali Mazaheri                  “Target/distractor similarity & alpha rhythm”



Wednesday 04/12  11:30 - 09:30 am:     Yulia Bezsudnova:

 

“OPM. Nonlinear magneto-optical rotation of the light.”



Wednesday 27/11 11:00 am     Peter Kok:

 

"Prior expectations modulate early sensory representations" 



Tuesday 12/11 11:00 am     Geoff Brookshire:

 

Today we will be discussing the following two papers, please read before attending the meeting:


Lakatos, P., Gross, J., & Thut, G. (2019). A New Unifying Account of the Roles of Neuronal Entrainment. Current Biology, 29(18), R890–R905. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.07.075


Obleser, J., & Kayser, C. (2019). Neural Entrainment and Attentional Selection in the Listening Brain. Trends in cognitive sciences.

https://www.cell.com/action/showPdf?pii=S1364-6613%2819%2930205-0



Tuesday 12/11 11:00 am     Nicholas Myers:

 

"Neural markers of use-dependent working memory maintenance"



Tuesday 05/11 11:00 am     Sophie Hardy:

 

"Syntactic binding during language comprehension: MEG oscillatory findings"



Tuesday 15/10 10:30 am    ppm Tjerk Gutteling:


"Spatial profile of figure ground segregation"


+ ppm Geoff Brookshire:


"How does the brain coordinate attention during naturalistic eye-movements?"



Tuesday 08/10 11:00 am     Geoff Brookshire:


"How does the brain coordinate attention during naturalistic eye-movements?"



Tuesday 24/09 09:30 - 12:00      Sylvain Baillet workshop:


09:30 - 9:45      coffee and a few words by Ole Jensen

09:45-10:00      Tjerk Gutteling - How brain oscillations reflect the allocation of attention: support for cognitive load theory

10:05-10:20      Tamas Minarik - Optimal parameters of rapid frequency tagging

10:25-10:40      Yali Pan - Spatial attention during reading investigated with MEG

10:45-11:00      Hyojin Park - tba

11:05-11:20      Ling Liu - Neural dynamic underlying global precedence in visual perception

11:25-11:40      Barbara Berger - Dynamic allocation of cognitive resources in working memory through oscillatory coupling in the human cortex

11:45-12:00      general discussion and wrap up


Tuesday 10/09 11:00 am     George Parish:

 

"The Sync/deSync model : how a desynchronised neo-cortex & a synchronised hippocampus code memories" 



Tuesday 17/09 11:00 am     Ling Liu



Tuesday 16/07 11:00 am     Kelly Gartner:

 

"Investigating the sensitivity of the human striatum during the formation of visual priorities" 



Tuesday 09/07 11:00 am     Britta Ulrike Westner:

 

"Next stop source space: Low SNR signals and the interpretability of results in MEG decoding"



Tuesday 02/07 10:30 am     Ali Mazaheri:

 

"Unique Neurophysiological Vulnerability of Visual Attention Networks to Acute Inflammation



Tuesday 25/06 11:00 am     Ole Jensen:


"On the role of alpha for  routing and prioritizing information in the working brain: relation to metacognitive awareness and meditations experience" 



Tuesday 18/06


11:00 am     Nicholas Menghi:  


"Visual sampling and error correction in human performance"


13:00 pm     Xiaofang Yang:


"The role of Alpha-band oscillations during anticipatory gating of attention"



Tuesday 28/05 11:00 am     Ole Jensen:


'Introduction to minimum current estimates' 



Tuesday 21/05 11:00 am     Ole Jensen:

 

"Beamforming - theory and application" 



Tuesday 09/04 12:00 - 14:00     various:


CHBH talks MEG UK Cardiff:


Talks:

Hyojin Park: "Multivariate information theory analysis reveals spatiotemporal properties of audiovisual speech integration"

Cecilia Mazzetti: "Methylphenidate normalizes modulation of motor-cortical beta oscillations in ADHD children​"


Poster pitch talk:

Alexander Zhigalov: "Probing cortical excitability using rapid frequency tagging" 


Posters:

Tjerk Gutteling: "Attentional modulation and perceptual load investigated using Rapid Frequency Tagging"

Ana Pesquita: "The two-body problem: Alpha decreases over the right-temporal cortex during the perception of social actions (preliminary observations)"



Tuesday 02/04 11 am     Abraham Panameno:


"Auditory Verbal Hallucinations (AVH), differences in verbal predictions based on AVH susceptibility scores" 



Tuesday 26/03 11 am     


Discussing any MEG related/ project related issues



Tuesday 19/03 11 am     Oscar Ferrante:


"Neurophysiological correlates of history-driven distractor suppression"



Tuesday 12/03 11 am     Howard Bowman:

 

"The Theory and Practice of Breakthrough Percepts, with Application to Deception Detection on the Fringe of Awareness."



Tuesday 26/02 10 am     Ole Jensen:  

 

"How to do quality control for MEG"



Tuesday 12/02 11 am     Ole Jensen:


"Broadband frequency tagging and temporal response functions"


 

Tuesday 08/01 11 am     Petra Fischer:

 

"Cortico-basal ganglia gamma coupling and beta oscillations during movement initiation and inhibition."

 

 

 

- 2018 -

 

 

Tuesday 18/12 11 am:     *Christmas treats and jumper session*     Sang-Hoon Yeo:

 

"Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound on Frontal Eye Field Modulates Human Saccade Behavior."

 

 

Tuesday 04/12 11 am     Oscar Ferrante:

 

"Statistical learning in visual attention: what is the role of brain oscillations?"

 

 

Tuesday 27/11 11 am     Sophie Hardy:

 

"Building language: Investigating the neural processes involved in syntactic binding."

 

 

Tuesday 20/11 13:00     Penny (Penelope) Lewis:

 

"Sleep, semantic memory and creative problem solving."

 

 

Tuesday 13/11 11 am     Linda Drijvers:

 

"Selective routing and integration of speech and gestural information studied by rapid invisible frequency tagging."

 

 

Tuesday 30/10 11 am     Wieske van Zoest:

 

"Neural signatures of visual control, measuring eye movements and EEG/ MEG"

 

 

Tuesday 23/10 11 am     Penny (Penelope) Lewis (postponed):

 

"Sleep, semantic memory, and creative problem solving."

 

 

Tuesday 16/10 11 am     Poppy Sharp:

 

"Modulation of alpha frequency by temporal processing goals and spatial attention."

 

 

Tuesday 02/10 11:30     Benedikt Zoefel:

 

"Oscillatory processes in the auditory system"

 

 

Tuesday 11/09 10 am     Yali Pan:

 

"Oscillatory activity underlying parafoveal reading"

 

 

Tuesday 04/09 10 am     Geoff Brookshire:

 

"Temporal prediction in perception and language comprehension."

 

 

Tuesday 21/08 11 am     Ole Jensen:

 

"FLUX pipeline: TFRs and multitapers." See also our Wiki page on calculating time-frequency representations of power using multitapers

 

 

Tuesday 14/08 11 am     Ole Jensen:

 

FLUX pipeline: 'time-frequency analysis; basics + FLUX'

 

 

Tuesday 09/08 11 am     Ole Jensen:

 

FLUX pipeline: 'planar gradiometers and magnetometers & event-related fields'

 

 

Tuesday 07/08 11 am     Ole Jensen:

 

'MEG analysis: How to get rolling with Fieldtrip using our FLUX pipeline'

 

 

Tuesday 31/07 11 am     Alexander Zhigalov:

 

'Phase coding in the visual system: neuronal processing coordinated by brain oscillations'

 

 

Tuesday 24/07 11 am     Kelly Garner:

 

'The role of cortical asynchrony during contextually driven behavioural variability: sensory likelihoods or optimal inference?'

 

 

Tuesday 17/07 11 am     Oscar Ferrante:

 

'Statistical learning of target selection and distractor filtering.'

 

 

Tuesday 10/07, 11 am     Andrew Corcoran:

 

'Savitzky-Golay filtering to improve individual alpha frequency estimation'

 

 

Tuesday 03/07 11 am     Anagh Pathak:

 

'A toy model of Cross Frequency Coupling'

 

 

Tuesday 26/06, 11 am     Ana Pesquita:

 

'People Watching: Brain oscillatory mechanisms of social perception.'

 

 

Tuesday 19/06, 11 am     Katharina Duecker:

 

'Entrainment of neuronal gamma-oscillations using rapid frequency tagging.'

 

 

Tuesday 19/06, 11 am     Tara van Viegen:

 

'Oscillatory power dynamics and behavioural adjustments after commission errors.'

 

 

Wednesday 06/06, 09:30 am     Rachel Upthegrove:

 

'Prediction in Auditory Verbal Hallucinations, a mixed methods study in young people who hear voices. Grant development’.

 

 

Tuesday 29/05, 11 am     Tjerk Gutteling:

 

'Frequency tagging in MEG studies.' 

 

 

Tuesday 22/05, 12 pm     Elisabet Alzueta:

 

'Beyond the self: the role of attention in self-face perception'.

 

 

Tuesday 22/05, 11 am     Robert Seymour:

 

'Dysregulated local oscillatory connectivity of the visual system in autism spectrum disorder'.

 

 

Tuesday 15/05, 11 am     Sean Fallon:

 

'Clearing the mind of irrelevant information: Differential effects of reward, drugs and Parkinson’s disease'.

 

 

Tuesday 01/05, 10 am     Uta Noppeney:

 

'The neural dynamics of Bayesian Causal Inference'.