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:
Monday , 18.11.2021 at 11am
Francesca Fardo, PhD
Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience
& Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University
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.
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Previous MindBrainBody Lectures
|14||10.05.2021||Jakub Limanowski||Precision control for a flexible visuo-proprioceptive body representation|
|13||29.03.2021||Rochelle Ackerley||How do you feel? The contribution of a single mechanoreceptive afferent to tactile sensation|
|12||08.03.2021||James Kilner||The role of internal bodily signals in action and perception|
|11||08.02.2021||Sophie Betka||The exploration of components of bodily self-consciousness, using mixed-reality|
|10||25.01.2021||Micah Allen||Towards better interoceptive biomarkers in computational psychiatry|
|9||21.12.2020||Joachim Lange||The rhythms of temporal perception|
|8||07.12.2020||Thomas Baumgarten||Effects of intrinsic and extrinsic neural activity changes on stimulus processing and perception|
|7||30.11.2020||Timo Stein||Measuring unconscious visual processing|
|6||19.10.2020||Elena Azanon Gracia||Location specificity of tactile distance aftereffects|
|5||12.10.2020||Louise Kirsch||What’s so special about touch? A multidimensional approach to study social touch|
|4||05.10.2020||Natalie Schaworonkow||Methodological aspects of analyzing neuronal rhythms in electrophysiological recordings|
|3||28.09.2020||Niels Kloosterman||How More Unconstrained Neural Dynamics Aid Adaptive Behaviour|
|2||07.09.2020||Saskia Haegens||Oscillatory building blocks underlying perception & cognition.|
|1||24.08.2020||Luke E. Miller||Tools extend the spatial coding of touch beyond the body|