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.
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:
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"
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"
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?"
"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"
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:
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.
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"
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:
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"
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'.