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Research Topics

Displaying 1 - 20 out of 149 Research Topics

How variable, stable, or universal are aesthetic preferences?

Topic Editors:
Daniel J. Graham, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA
Christoph Redies, University of Jena School of Medicine, Germany
Edward A. Vessel, New York University, USA

In experimental aesthetics, two seemingly contradictory sets of findings have emerged in recent years. On the one hand, researchers have studied inter-individual...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jul 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Nov 2015

Inflammation and the brain, in the context of mental health and illness

Topic Editors:
Rajeev Krishnadas, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, India
Jonathan Cavanagh, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Neil A. Harrison, Brighton & Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom

Mental, neurological and substance use disorders account for a significant proportion of the global burden of disease, surpassing that of cardiovascular disease and...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 26 Oct 2015

Trends in Neuroergonomics

Topic Editors:
Klaus Gramann, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany
Thorsten O. Zander, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Hasan Ayaz, Drexel University, USA
Stephen Fairclough, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Raja Parasuraman, George Mason University, USA

Neuroergonomics is an emerging field that is defined as the study of the human brain in relation to performance at work and everyday settings. Since the advent of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 07 Oct 2015

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

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

Extended deadline for full article submission: 15 Sep 2015

Saccadic Adaptation and Visual Function

Topic Editors:
Tyler W. Garaas, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA
Marc Pomplun, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Markus Lappe, Universität Münster, Germany

Saccadic eye movements are used to quickly and accurately orient our fovea within our visual field to obtain detailed information from the visual world. The accuracy of...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Mar 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2015

Brain Oscillations in Human Communication

Topic Editors:
Anne Keitel, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Johanna M. Rimmele, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Joachim Gross, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sophie Molholm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA

Brain oscillations, or neural rhythms, reflect widespread functional connections between large-scale neural networks, as well as within cortical networks, in the brain....

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 May 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Sep 2015

Explicating the interplay between anatomical and functional connectivity in the human brain

Topic Editors:
Timothy Verstynen, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ariel Rokem, Stanford University, USA
Eleftherios Garyfallidis, University of Sherbrooke, Canada

Please Note: The editors ask that you only submit an abstract for consideration first. Manuscripts will be requested after a review of the abstract to assure thematic fit...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Sep 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Feb 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 01 Jul 2015

Perceiving and Acting in the real world: from neural activity to behavior

Topic Editors:
Simona Monaco, University of Trento, Italy
Gavin Buckingham, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
Irene Sperandio, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
J.Douglas Crawford, York University, Canada

One remarkable ability of the human brain is to process large amounts of information about our surroundings to allow us to interact effectively with them. In everyday...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Oct 2013

Deadline for full article submission: 30 Apr 2014

Extended deadline for full article submission: 30 Jun 2015

It's about time! Characterizing Time-varying Complex Brain Networks

Topic Editors:
Joydeep Bhattacharya, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
Ernesto Pereda, University of La Laguna, Spain
Christian Windischberger, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

In the last decade, the study of functional and effective brain connectivity from multivariate neuroimage data has become a very active and fruitful field of research,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 31 May 2015

Mapping psychopathology with fMRI and effective connectivity analysis

Topic Editors:
Baojuan Li, national university of defense technology, China
Adeel Razi, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, United Kingdom
Karl Friston, UCL, United Kingdom

There is a growing appreciation that many psychiatric (and neurological) conditions can be understood as functional disconnection syndromes – as reflected in aberrant...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Dec 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 30 May 2015

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: 30 Apr 2015

Dialogues in music therapy and music neuroscience: collaborative understanding driving clinical advances

Topic Editors:
Jorg C. Fachner, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom
Mari Tervaniemi, Institute for Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
Julian O'Kelly, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, United Kingdom

Music is a complex, dynamic stimulus with an un-paralleled ability to stimulate a global network of neural activity involved in attention, emotion, memory, communication,...

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Jan 2015

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Language beyond words: the neuroscience of accent

Topic Editors:
Ignacio Moreno-Torres, University of Malaga, Spain
Peter Mariën, Vrije Universiteit Brussel , Belgium
Guadalupe Dávila, University of Málaga, Spain
Marcelo L. Berthier, University of Malaga, Spain

Language learning also implies the acquisition of a set of phonetic rules and prosodic contours which define the accent in that language. While often considered as merely...

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Apr 2015

Neuroaesthetics: Neuroscience of aesthetics

Topic Editors:
Oshin Vartanian, Defence Research and Development Canada; Toronto Research Centre, Canada
Marcos Nadal, University of Vienna, Austria

There is general consensus that the publication of Gustav Theodor Fechner’s (1876) Vorschule der Aesthetik marks the birth of the field of psychological aesthetics. As a...

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 Oct 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Mar 2015

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

Extended deadline for full article submission: 31 Mar 2015

From intentions to actions: Psychological and neural processes

Topic Editors:
PATRIZIA BISIACCHI, University of Padova, Italy
Matthias Kliegel, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Peter G. Rendell, Australian Catholic University, Australia

The concept of intentions has been central to describing and explaining human goal directed behavior. In everyday life we constantly plan, store and implement intentions....

Deadline for abstract submission: 01 Sep 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Mar 2015

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

Topic Editors:
Robert Coben, Integrated Neuroscience Services, USA
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 Aug 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 01 Jan 2015

Neural Mechanisms of Impaired Cognitive and Emotional Functioning in Schizophrenia

Topic Editors:
Megan A. Boudewyn, University of California, Davis, USA
Tamara Swaab
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 Nov 2014

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 2014

Rehabilitation Neuroscience: Advancing translational recovery

Topic Editors:
A M. Barrett, Kessler Foundation, USA
Guang H. Yue, Kessler Foundation Research Center, USA
Paul Van Donkelaar, University of British Columbia - Okanagan Campus, Canada
Ela B. Plow, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
Lori J. Altmann, University of Florida, USA
Tobias Loetscher, University of South Australia, Australia

Neurological conditions have a tremendous adverse impact on daily life and function. However, many rehabilitation treatments are primarily inspired by learning...

Deadline for full article submission: 31 Dec 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: 20 Dec 2014

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