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Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 138 Research Topics

Neural Mechanisms of Impaired Cognitive and Emotional Functioning in Schizophrenia

Topic Editors:
Tamara Swaab
Megan A. Boudewyn, University of California, Davis, USA
Cameron S. Carter, University of California at Davis, USA

Impaired cognition in schizophrenia is a core feature of the illness that for many patients represents a “glass ceiling” for functional recovery. Strong links have been...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Jun 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 2014

Abstract Mathematical Cognition

Topic Editors:
Wolfgang Grodd, University Hospital Aachen (UKA), Germany
Philippe Chassy, Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom

Despite the importance of mathematics in our educational systems little is known about how abstract mathematical thinking emerges. Under the uniting thread of...

Deadline for full article submission: 19 Apr 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 23 Oct 2014

Neural mechanisms underlying “movement-based” embodied contemplative practices

Topic Editors:
Laura Schmalzl, University of California San Diego, USA
Catherine Kerr, Brown University, USA

The scientific study of mindfulness meditation has received increasingly growing interest over the past years within the fields of psychology, neuroscience and behavioral...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Nov 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Oct 2014

The Reasoning Brain: the interplay between cognitive neuroscience and theories of reasoning

Topic Editors:
Vinod Goel, York University, Canada
Gorka Navarrete, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
Jérôme Prado, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Ira A. Noveck, Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique , France

Despite the centrality of rationality to our identity as a species (let alone the scientific endeavour), and the fact that it has been studied for several millennia, the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Oct 2014

The medial prefrontal cortex and integration in ASD and typical cognition

Topic Editors:
Dorit Ben Shalom, ben gurion university, Israel
Yoram S. Bonneh, University of Haifa, Israel

The field of the study of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can be broadly divided into two equally important approaches. One focuses on etiology, and as we now know,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Oct 2014

Bridging the theories of affordances and limb apraxia

Topic Editors:
Antonello Pellicano, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Anna M. Borghi, University of Bologna & Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, ISTC, Rome, Italy
Ferdinand Binkofski, University of Luebeck, Germany

Limb apraxia refers to a range of higher-order motor disorders that result from acquired brain diseases affecting the performance of skilled, learned movements. ...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Sep 2014

Sensory impairment and its impact on the mental health of older adults (this Research Topic is cross-listed in Aging Neuroscience)

Topic Editors:
Bamini Gopinath, University of Sydney, Australia
Louise Hickson, The University of Queensland, Australia
Kaarin J. Anstey
Catherine McMahon, Macquarie University, Australia

Depression among persons aged 65 years and older is a major health problem. Visual, hearing and olfactory impairment are also common among older persons, and they often...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 25 Sep 2014

Bridging the gap before and after birth: methods and technologies to explore the functional neural development in humans

Topic Editors:
Marika Berchicci, University of Rome “Foro Italico” - Rome, Italy, Italy
Silvia Comani, Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio", Italy

Early human development from late gestation to the neonatal period is a critical time in the individual’s life span. Medical issues that compromise the brain functions...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 May 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 06 Sep 2014

Can an Emphasis on the Single Subject Provide Novel Neuroscientific Insights? Where Neuroscience Meets Behavior Analysis

Topic Editors:
Daniele Ortu, University of North Texas, USA
Manish Vaidya, University of North Texas, USA

A persistent problem in neuroscientific research, particularly neuroimaging techniques such as fMRI and ERPs, is the intrinsically low signal-to-noise ratio in the data...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 15 Aug 2014

Proprioceptive Dysfunction, Related Motor Disorders and Their Neurological (Robotic) Rehabilitation

Topic Editors:
Juergen Konczak, University of Minnesota, USA
Lorenzo Masia, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Giovanni Abbruzzese, DINOGMI - University of Genoa (Italy), Italy

After nervous system injury one major goal of neurological rehabilitation is to recover sensorimotor function. For intact sensorimotor function proprioceptive information...

Deadline for full article submission: 04 Aug 2014

Applied Neuroimaging, Neuromodulation and Neurofeedback investigations in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Topic Editors:
Robert Coben, Integrated Neuroscience Services, USA
Adam R. Clarke, University of Wollongong, Australia
Mirjam E. Kouijzer, GGz Breburg, Netherlands

The concept of neural plasticity has led to investigation into advanced techniques for altering brain activity in a therapeutic direction. This has started with...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Apr 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Aug 2014

Sleep spindles: Breaking the methodological wall

Topic Editors:
Christian O'Reilly, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Canada
Tore Nielsen, Université de Montréal, Canada
Simon C. Warby, Stanford University, USA

In the last decade, the sleep spindle has been a topic drawing steadily increasing attention. This interest is motivated by the many intriguing relationships observed...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Feb 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Aug 2014

Turning the Mind’s Eye Inward: The Interplay between Selective Attention and Working Memory

Topic Editors:
Elger Abrahamse, Ghent University, Belgium
Jean-Philippe van Dijck, Ghent University, Belgium
Steve Majerus, Université de Liège, Belgium
Wim Fias, Ghent University, Belgium

Historically, cognitive sciences have considered selective attention and working memory as largely separated cognitive functions. That is, selective attention as a...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Mar 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Aug 2014

Morphologically complex words in the mind/brain

Topic Editors:
Alina Leminen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Harald Clahsen, Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism, Germany
Minna Lehtonen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Mirjana Bozic, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

The question of how morphologically complex words (assign-ment, listen-ed) are represented and processed in the brain has been one of the most hotly debated topics in the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2014

Consciousness: from assessment to rehabilitation

Topic Editors:
Marta Olivetti Belardinelli, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Giulio E. Lancioni, University of Bari, Italy
Thomas Huenefeldt, University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany
Steven Laureys, University of Liège, Belgium

Content reportability has often been considered as the principal access to phenomenal consciousness. However, in severe conditions such as aphasia and persistent...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Nov 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Jul 2014

Muscular synergies underlying complex upper-limb movements: from fundamental research to clinical application.

Topic Editors:
Ana Bengoetxea, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Guy Cheron, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium
Paul VERBANCK, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Bernard Dan, Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Daily-life movements are complex in the sense that they have a goal, they imply the rotation of many joints with multiple degrees of freedom and they require the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jul 2014

Mechanisms underlying firing in healthy and sick human motoneurons

Topic Editors:
Parveen N. Bawa, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Maria Piotrkiewicz, Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Annie Schmied, National Center for Scientific Research (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), France

During the second half of the last century an enormous amount of knowledge about mammalian motoneuron pools has been collected. This progress was enabled mostly by the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 30 Sep 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

The Future of Perceptual Illusions : From Phenomenology to Neuroscience.

Topic Editors:
Baingio Pinna, University of Sassari, Dept. of Architecture, Design & Planning, Italy
Adam Reeves, Northeastern University, USA

The main topic of this Research Topic is the surprising world of perceptual illusions involving all the senses and very common also in everyday life. Visual illusions may...

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 Feb 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

Neurofeedback in ADHD

Topic Editors:
Hartmut Heinrich, Dept. of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Ute Strehl, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Martijn Arns, Research Institute Brainclinics, Netherlands
Aribert Rothenberger, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany
Tomas Ros, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Neurofeedback is an operant learning procedure where participants learn to gain self-control over specific aspects of neural activity. Thus, depending on the...

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

Music disorders

Topic Editors:
Simone Dalla Bella, University of Montpellier 1, France
lauren Stewart, Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom

Humans are naturally musical. The majority is biologically endowed to recognize well-known songs, memorize new tunes, appreciate the masterworks of great composers, and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jan 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2014

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