Past Meetings

Past Meetings

28.08.2020 | Methods talk

Tilman Stephani (MPI CBS) : „Primer on Structural Equation Modeling“


17.07.2020 | Research Presentation

Vanessa Scholz (Donders Institute) : "Too much or too little? The clinical relevance of cognitive control over motivational biases in decision making"


03.07.2020 | Tools & Techniques

Richard GastDaniel Rose (MPI CBS) : "Dynamical Systems Approaches to Neuroscience: A Hands-On Introduction via  PyRates"


19.06.2020 | Research Presentation

Sofie Valk (MPI CBS) : „Shaping Brain Structure: Genetic and Phylogenetic Axes of Macro Scale Organization of Cortical Thickness


05.06.2020 | Guest Talk

Kate Storrs (Justus Liebig University Giessen): „Learning About the World By Learning About Images“


22.05.2020 | Research Presentation

Malte Brammerloh (MPI CBS) | "Biophysical modeling of the iron-induced MRI contrast in Substantia Nigra"


08.05.2020 | Research Presentation

Jacob Bellmund (MPI CBS) [Video, Slides]: "Deforming the metric of cognitive maps distorts memory" (Paper)


24.04.2020 | Research Presentation

Aroma Dabas (MPI CBS) [Slides]: "The computational basis of learning induced by episodic simulation"


30.02.2020 | Journal Club

Evelyn Medawar (MPI CBS), Julian D. Rolfes ( MPI KOFO) [Slides, Video-Slides]: "On the statistical mechanics of life: Schrödinger revisited" by Kate Jeffery, Robert Pollack, & Carlo Rovelli (arXiv, 2019)


21.02.2020 | Virtual Guest Talk

Payam Piray ( Princeton Neuroscience Insitute) [Video, Slides]: A common model explaining flexible decision making, grid fields and cognitive control


31.01.2020 | Guest Talk

Wolfram Barfuß ( MPI MiS)[Slides]:  "The dynamics of multi-agent reinforcement learning"


17.01.2020 | Guest talk

Nico Scherf (Group Leader at Technical University of Dresden) [Slides, Video-Slides]: "Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs): A Primer"


06.12.2019 | Guest talk

Pau Aceituno ( MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences) [Slides, Video-Slides]: "Reservoir Computing in Neural Modeling"


27.09.2019 | Conference Decompression

Maria Waltmann & Simon M. Hofmann (Neurology)[Slides]: Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience Conference 2019


30.08.2019 | Journal Club

Kornelius Podranski (Neurophysics)[ Slides]: Shwartz-Ziv & Tishby, "Opening the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks via Information", arXiv, 2017


16.08.2019 | Tools & Techniques

Simon M. Hofmann (Department of Neurology)[Slides]: "Deep Learning: A primer"


05.07.2019 | Journal Club

Peng Wang ( MEG & Cortical Neworks Group): Cichy et al., "Comparison of deep neural networks to spatio-temporal cortical dynamics of human visual object recognition reveals hierarchical correspondence"Scientific Reports, 2016


21.06.2019 | Journal Club

Romy Lorenz (Department of Neurophysics): Cichy & Kaiser, "Deep Neural Networks as Scientific Models", TiCS, 2019


24.05.2019 | Guest talk

Dirk Ostwald (Freie Universität Berlin, MPI for Human Development): "The neurocomputational mechanisms of human sequential decision making under uncertainty in a spatial search task"


26.04.2019 | Research presentation

Lieneke Janssen (O'BRAIN LAB): "Reliance on model-based and model-free control in obesity"


12.04.2019 | Journal Club

Aroma Dabas & Nadene Dermody presented: Gershman, "What does the free energy principle tell us about the brain?", arXiv, 2019


29.03.2019 | Tools & Techniques

Richard Gast & Thomas Knoesche [Video-Slides]: "The Free Energy Principle - A deeper mathematical dive"


15.03.2019 | Journal Club

Alessandro Braga presented [Slides]: Corlett et al., "Hallucinations and Strong Priors", TiCS, 2019


15.02.2019 | Philosophical discourse   

Richard Gast (MEG and Cortical Networks Group) [Audio]: "The Free Energy Principle - A conceptual and mathematical introduction"


01.02.2019 | Research presentation

Maria Waltman (O'BRAIN LAB): "Probing Neurocognitive Flexibility in Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity Using a Reversal Learning Paradigm and Computational Modelling"


18.01.2019 | Research presentation

Mona Garvert (Psychology): "Models of the world for novel inference"


07.12.2018 | Research presentation

Kathleen Wiencke (O'BRAIN LAB): "Dopamine, Reinforcement Learning and Obesity"


22.11.2018 | Research presentation

Vincent Chien (MEG and Cortical Networks Group): "A generic deviance detection principle for cortical On/Off responses, omission response, and mismatch negativity"

Simon Hofmann (Neurology): "EEG decoding of subjective experience in a naturalistic VR experience"


08.11.2018 | Journal Club

Simon Hofmann & Romy Lorenz [ Slides]: Kriegeskorte & Douglas, "Cognitive computational neuroscience", Nature Neuroscience, 2018


19.10.2018 | Kickoff

CBS CoCoNUT was born!


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