Connecting European Neuroscience

Watch the Winter School 2015 online

Listen to lectures given during the FENS Hertie Winter School 2015 on Neurobiology of Language and Communication, which was held on 3-9 January 2016 in Obergurgl, Austria.

Start with the interview of the two scientific organisers to know what they had in mind while preparing the school:

   
 

Prof. Peter Hagoort (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands) on "the Toolkit of Cognitive Neuroscience”

 

Prof. Peter Hagoort (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands) on "Language from an embrained perspective: It is hard to give a good presentation"

   
 

Prof. Nina Dronkers (University of California, USA)
on “Aphasia Language Disorders and Localization” Part 1

 

Prof. Nina Dronkers (University of California, USA)
on “Aphasia Language Disorders and Localization” Part 2

 
   
 

Prof. Julia Fischer (University of Goettingen, Germany) on “What animals can and cannot tell
us about the evolution of language” Part 1

 

Prof. Julia Fischer (University of Goettingen, Germany) on “What animals can and cannot tell us about the evolution of language” Part 2

 
   
 

Dr. Steffen Hage (University of Tübingen, Germany) on “Vocal control mechanisms in the mammalian brain” Part 1

 

Dr. Steffen Hage (University of Tübingen, Germany) on “Vocal control mechanisms in the mammalian brain” Part 2

 
     
 

Prof. Daniel Margoliash (University of Chicago, USA) on “Contributions of birdsong to the neurobiology of language and communication”

 

   
   
 

Prof. David Poeppel (New York University, USA)
on “Linking motor and perceptual systems
in speech through internal forward models”

 

Prof. David Poeppel (New York University, USA)
on “What 'administrative' tasks do neuronal oscillations provide for language processing?”

 
   
 

Dr. Anne Christophe (Ecole Normale Supérieure – CNRS, France) on “Synergies in early lexical and syntactic acquisition” Part 1

 

Dr. Anne Christophe (Ecole Normale Supérieure – CNRS, France) on “Synergies in early lexical and syntactic acquisition” Part 2

 
   
 

Dr. Nicola Palomero-Gallagher (Institute
of Neuroscience and Medicine Jülich)
on "Language-related regions: Cytoarchitecture, transmitter receptors and organizational principles" Part 1

 

Dr. Nicola Palomero-Gallagher (Institute
of Neuroscience and Medicine Jülich)
on "Language-related regions: Cytoarchitecture, transmitter receptors and organizational principles" Part 2

 
   
 

Prof. Simon Fisher (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands) on “A molecular genetic perspective on speech and language” Part 1

 

Prof. Simon Fisher (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands) on “A molecular genetic perspective on speech and language” Part 2

 
   
 

Prof. Franck Ramus (Ecole Normale Supérieure – CNRS, France) on “Developmental dyslexia: from genes to brain to reading” Part 1

 

Prof. Franck Ramus (Ecole Normale Supérieure – CNRS, France) on “Developmental dyslexia: from genes to brain to reading” Part 2

 
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The students' perspective

The students who attended the FENS-SfN Summer School 2015 on Shared mechanisms and specifity in neurodegenerative diseases (7-13 June 2015, Bertinoro, Italy), tell you about their experience:

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Interview with Roger Barker

Prof. Roger Barker, one of the faculty members at the FENS SfN Summer School 2015 on Shared mechanisms and specificity in neurodegenerative diseases, explains his views on the school and shares his experience in this interview.

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