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Lynn Nadel

Lynn Nadel Lynn Nadel (born 12 November 1942) is the Regents' Professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory formation. Together with John O'Keefe, he coauthored the influential 1978 book The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map,[1] which defended the [...]

Two prestigious scientists were proposed as new honorary members

Two prestigious scientists were proposed as new honorary members: John O'Keefe and Lynn Nadel. Their contribution to the field of cognitive neuroscience was considerable, in particular through the publication, in 1978, of their theory of the hippocampus as a cognitive map. Both were appointed unanimously and EBBS is proud to welcome them as honorary members.

Report on FENS 2016 meeting

"A special lecture by Wolfram Schultz at FENS: During the FENS meeting, Wolfram Schultz (Cambridge, UK) gave a special lecture on 'The economic utility signal of dopamine neurons. The lecture was promoted by both EBBS and the Behavioural Brain Research Prize.” Wolfram Schultz "At FENS in Copenhagen, EBBS organized a convivial meeting around [...]

Report on the joint EBBS-EMCCS meeting

EBBS organized jointly with EMCCS (European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society) its first joint Meeting at FENS in Copenhagen on June 30th and July 1st. The meeting, which surveyed recent discoveries in the field of molecular and cellular cognition, was a great success with more than 110 participants.

5th Symposium on Decision Neuroscience

5th Symposium on Decision Neuroscience Düsseldorf, July 17th, 2017 Speakers and talks “Arbitration between model-based and model-free learning.” John O’Doherty, Caltech Brain Imaging Center “Brain circuit mechanisms for self-control failure.” Joshua Buckholtz, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University “The evolutionary origin of pro-sociality.” Judith Burkart, Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich “Social [...]

Symposium “Brain Bioenergetics – From Behaviour to Pathology”

Scientific report: Symposium “Brain Bioenergetics- From Behaviour to Pathology”, School of Life Science, EPFL, Lausanne- June 28th and 29th 2016 The symposium “Brain Bioenergetics- From Behaviour to Pathology”, (http://bms2016.epfl.ch/) gathered together renowned scientists from the burgeoning field of brain bioenergetics. With a highly interdisciplinary nature, sixteen speakers with a broad range of expertises (e.g. electrophysiology, [...]

Johannes Gräff

Johannes Gräff Johannes Gräff is a tenure-track assistant professor at the Brain Mind Institute at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. His main areas of research are the molecular underpinnings of cognitive decline in neurodegeneration, as well as the cellular and molecular mechanisms of long-lasting traumatic memories. His lab uses state-of-the-art [...]

Androniki Raftogianni

Androniki Raftogianni Androniki Raftogianni was born in Giannitsa, Greece in 1983.She obtained her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Athens, Greece, in March 2013. She has been a postdoctoral research scientist in Max Planck Institute for Medical Research and in Schaller Research Group on Neuropeptides at German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), since [...]

Betsy Murray

Betsy Murray Dr. Betsy Murray heads the Laboratory of Neuropsychology in the National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, located in Bethesda, MD, USA. Dr. Murray’s group investigates the neural bases of reward-based learning and decision making, with a focus on frontal cortex contributions. This work examines the neural circuits critical for affective processing [...]