15 to 19 January 2018
This course provides an overview of the molecular basis of neurodegeneration and the development of therapeutic intervention to combat neurodegenerative disorders. The programme will focus on several disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Fragile X, Spinocerebellar ataxia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
This event will look into contemporary suggestions about the neuroprotective effects of bi-/multilingualism against brain decline in healthy and patient populations.
Reading Short Course in Neuroscientific Methods
13 to 17 June 2017
Target group: post-graduate students and doctoral in the Humanities and Social Sciences
The course provides exposure to contemporary neuroimaging techniques, including empirical design for electroencephalographic, and functional magnetic resonance brain imaging (EEG and fMRI, when recorded separately and simultaneously), as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Demonstration and training components draw on existing social neuroscience data from emotional regulation, language, decision making and learning and memory paradigms.
23 to 28 June 2017
Target group: Advanced Master students and PhD students of psychology and other related disciplines.
The Wuerzburg Summer School on Social Cognition and Neuroscience (SCONE) is held in Wuerzburg, Germany and all courses will be taught in English. The summer school includes stimulating keynote lectures, seminar-like hot-topic sessions, and skill-focused workshops led by internationally recognised experts.