2015 Course Schedule

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Day 1, April 29, 2015

Session 1
Behavioral modelling 


09:00-10:00Overview of computational psychiatry

Karl Friston (WTCN, UCL) 

10:00-11:00Uncertainty, precision, and prediction errors 

Chris Mathys (WTCN, UCL) 

11:00-12:00Fitting computational models to real people's data

Michael Moutoussis (WTCN, UCL) 

12:00-13:00Lunch break (on your own)

Session 2   

13:00-13:45Neuroimaging: model-based fMRI, EEG, MEG 

Thomas FitzGerald (WTCN, UCL)

13:45-14:30Computational genomics and application to psychiatry

Jonathan Flint (Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University)

14:30-15:30Poster session / coffee break

15:30-16:15Serotonin and social decision- making

Molly Crockett (Experimental Psychology, Oxford University)

16:15-17:00Dopamine and decision-making

Robb Rutledge (WTCN, UCL)

17:00-17:45Neurotransmission in instrumental and Pavlovian learning

Marc Guitart-Masip (Ageing Research Center, Karolinska Institute)

18:00 until lateSocial

Day 2, April 30, 2015

Session 3 Applications to psychiatry

09:00-10:00 Computation in schizophrenia

Rick Adams (ICN, UCL)

10:00-11:00 Computational models of depression and anxiety

Quentin Huys (ETH Zürich/U Zürich)

11:00-12:00 Borderline personality disorder

Tobias Nolte (WTCN, UCL/Anna Freud Centre)

12:00-13:00 Lunch break (on your own)

13:00-14:00 Toward a neurocomputational understanding of autism spectrum disorder

Rebecca Lawson (WTCN, UCL/Virginia Tech)

14:00-15:00 Decision-making deficits in OCD and ADHD

Tobias Hauser (WTCN, UCL)

Poster session / coffee break

15:30-16:30 Reinforcement learning and homeostatic models of addiction

Xiaosi Gu (WTCN, UCL)

Mehdi Keramati (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL)

16:30-17:30   Ageing: dementia and memory

Emrah Duzel (ICN, UCL/University of Magdeburg)

17:30-18:15 Concluding remarks

Peter Dayan (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL)

18:15 until lateSocial