MindBrainBody Lectures

The MindBrainBody Lectures take place on Mondays every 3-4 weeks virtually. The access link and details about the lectures will be given shortly before the date of the lecture. Everyone is invited to join virtually!

Upcoming MindBrainBody Lecture:


We would like to invite you to our next MindBrainBody Lecture.
Monday , 18.11.2021 at 11am
Meeting ID: 815 6464 7279   Passcode: 093283
Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience | Karolinska Institutet
Previous MBB Lectures
Guest Speaker:

Francesca Fardo, PhD
Associate Professor

Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience
& Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark

Illusions in the thermo-nociceptive system
Alternating innocuous warm and cold stimuli on the skin can strangely provoke a hot and burning sensation. This misperception of heat and pain resembles cold allodynia – a common symptom in patients with polyneuropathy. In this talk, I will present novel protocols to investigate pain and heat illusions, based on the thermal grill illusion or TGI (i.e., spatial alternations of warm and cold stimuli) and the thermal sensory limen or TSL paradigm (i.e., temporal alternations of warming and cooling). The TGI has been largely investigated in healthy individuals, while the TSL is commonly used to assess paradoxical heat sensations (PHS) in patients with neuropathy. I will discuss how new TGI protocols can be used to investigate spinal integration of thermo-nociceptive afferent inputs and how new TSL protocols may redefine our functional interpretation of thermo-nociceptive illusions.






Monday, 26.07.2021 at 11am.


Dr. Lucie Charles

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London





Previous MindBrainBody Lectures

 DatePresenterLecture Title
1410.05.2021Jakub LimanowskiPrecision control for a flexible visuo-proprioceptive body representation
1329.03.2021Rochelle AckerleyHow do you feel? The contribution of a single mechanoreceptive afferent to tactile sensation
1208.03.2021James KilnerThe role of internal bodily signals in action and perception
1108.02.2021Sophie BetkaThe exploration of components of bodily self-consciousness, using mixed-reality
1025.01.2021Micah AllenTowards better interoceptive biomarkers in computational psychiatry
921.12.2020Joachim LangeThe rhythms of temporal perception
807.12.2020Thomas BaumgartenEffects of intrinsic and extrinsic neural activity changes on stimulus processing and perception
730.11.2020Timo SteinMeasuring unconscious visual processing
619.10.2020Elena Azanon GraciaLocation specificity of tactile distance aftereffects
512.10.2020Louise KirschWhat’s so special about touch? A multidimensional approach to study social touch
405.10.2020Natalie SchaworonkowMethodological aspects of analyzing neuronal rhythms in electrophysiological recordings
328.09.2020Niels KloostermanHow More Unconstrained Neural Dynamics Aid Adaptive Behaviour
207.09.2020Saskia HaegensOscillatory building blocks underlying perception & cognition.
124.08.2020Luke E. MillerTools extend the spatial coding of touch beyond the body
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