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April 2015

Grammar & Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 20.04.2015 (Barcelona) (Stephanie Durrleman)

April 20, 2015
Faculty of Philology, Aribau-Gran Via street
Barcelona, Spain
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Stephanie Durrleman (Université de Genève)Title: Grammar & Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders Organizer: Grammar and Cognition Lab. Dpt. Lingüística General, Universitat de Barcelona Day: 20th April, Monday Location: Faculty of Philology. Aribau-Gran Via street Time: 18h Room: Sala Professors. 5th floor. Edifici Josep Carner (Building name) Abstract The ability to attribute mental states to others and reason on the basis of this knowledge is referred to as Theory of Mind (ToM) and is known to be impaired in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Recent theories have identified links…

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October 2017

Cycle of conferences on brain and language: Representation of language in the brain

October 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CosmoCaixa Barcelona, Carrer d' Isaac Newton, 26
Barcelona, Barcelona 08022 Spain
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In relation to the Talking Brains exposition (http://agenda.obrasocial.lacaixa.es/-/expo-talking-brains), GraCLab together with CosmoCaixa organize a cycle of conferences regarding brain and language. The following talk will address the question of how can the knowledge attained in the field of linguistics be transferred into clinical practice and how can this practice, in turn, inspire formal linguistic models. Invited speakers: Mavi Sánchez-Vives, ICREA Research Professor at August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIABAPS) and Head of the Systems Neuroscience group. Marco Catani, Professor…

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November 2017

4th International Consortium Meeting on Hallucitacion Research

November 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nouveau Siècle meeting centre, 17 Place Pierre Mendès France
Lille, 59800 France
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The 4th International Consortium meeting on Hallucination Research organized by The International Consortium on Hallucination Research (ICHR) will take place in Lille, France, 6th to 8th November 2017. The Consortium is designed to provide a scientific platform for researchers, mental health professionals and people with a lived experience of ‘voices’ and other hallucinations to collaborate on research topics related to hallucinations and to act as a vehicle for the cross-fertilization of ideas. Hosts: Professor Renaud Jardri and Professor Frank Laroi On Day 1 an “open” conference day…

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Cycle of conferences on brain and language: Can language unmask dementia?

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CosmoCaixa Barcelona, Carrer d' Isaac Newton, 26
Barcelona, Barcelona 08022 Spain
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In relation to the Talking Brains exposition (http://agenda.obrasocial.lacaixa.es/-/expo-talking-brains), GraCLab together with CosmoCaixa organize a cycle of conferences regarding brain and language. The last talk of the cycle will look closely at the impact of different types of dementia on the language faculty. What can language reveal about the mind of who suffers from dementia? How are dementia symptoms different from one another when it comes to their linguistic perturbance? Invited speakers: Peter Garrard, Professor of Neurology at the Molecular and…

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Biolinguistic conference on Interface asymmetries

November 10, 2017 @ 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm
NYU Department of Linguistics, 10 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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International Biolinguistic Network together with Laboratoire de recherche sur les asymétries d'interface is organizing a conference on Interface asymmetries (biolinguistics) that will take place from 10th to 12th November 2017 in New York, US. The conference targets the asymmetry between the semantic interface and the sensorimotor interface externalizing it. This year the director of Grammar & Cognition Lab, Wolfram Hinzen, is among the invited speakers. His talk will concern language disintegration under conditions of formal thought disorder.

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May 2018

Querer Foundation´s conference on neurological disorders

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CaixaForum Madrid, Paseo del Prado, 36
Madrid, Spain
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Next Monday the principal investigator of Grammar and Cognition Lab, Dr. Wolfram Hinzen, will be giving a talk on the role of language in developmental disorder: the case of autism spectrum disorder in Madrid´s Querer Foundation. The conference is dedicated to broadcast the research that is currently being done to the wide public in order to raise general population´s awareness of different developmental disorders. The program of the conference can be found on the following web page: https://www.fundacionquerer.org/brain_on/i-jornadas-neurocientificas-educativas/

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