ASSC 17 Concurrent Talks
1.1-1.3: July 13th, 2013 (1530-1730)
2.1-2.3: July 14th, 2013 (1530-1730)
3.1-3.3: July 15th, 2013 (1230-1430)
Concurrent Session 1.1 (July 13th, 1530-1730)
Attention & Time Consciousness
1. David James Robertson & Nilli Lavie: Perceptual load and the awareness of time.
2. Eve A. Isham, Tiffany Wall, Farhan Sareshwala, Joseph Butler, Iain M. Harlow, Andrew P. Yonelinas & Joy J. Geng: Quantifying Temporal Consciousness.
3. Mikael Bastian, Valentin Wyart, Jérôme Sackur: Shutting down the world (in your mind): spontaneous mind-wandering associated with and predicted by threshold fluctuations in conscious perception.
4. Juliet Shafto & Michael Pitts: Neural signatures of conscious face perception: The N170 is absent during inattentional blindness.
5. Ying-Tung Lin: My future self and me: prospective memory and temporal discounting.
6. David Carmel  & Marisa Carrasco: Attentional attractors: Explaining the contrasting effects of different numbers of cues at attended and unattended locations.
Concurrent Session 1.2 (July 13th, 1530-1730)
Embodiment, Extended consciousness, and Higher-Order Theory
1. Mike Beaton: Towards a scientifically tractable, direct realist, sensorimotor account of experience.
2. Anya Farennikova: Seeing absence.
3. Tobias Schlicht: Extended cognition, extended consciousness?
4. Luke Miller, Matthew Longo & Ayse Saygin: Tool use modulates both conscious and unconscious representations of body shape.
5. Karen Yan: Troubles with higher-order thought theories of consciousness: An objection from hydranencephaly.
6. Rocco Gennaro: Somatoparaphrenia and higher-order thoughts.
Concurrent Session 1.3 (July 13th, 1530-1730)
Consciousness & Unconsciousness
1. Olivia Gosseries, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Rémy Phan-Ba, Christophe Phillips, Pierre Boveroux, Vincent Bonhomme, Didier Ledoux, Jean-François Brichant, Manuel Schabus, Evelyne Balteau, Christian Degueldre, André Luxen, Pierre Maquet, Steven Laureys, M. Boly: Interaction between spontaneous fluctuation and auditory evoked activity during wakefulness and propofol-induced loss of consciousness: an EEG-fMRI study.
2. Jacobo Sitt et al.: Signatures of consciousness and predictors of recovery in vegetative and minimally conscious patients.
3. Axel Cleeremans: The reach of the unconscious
4. Filip Van Opstal, Tom Verguts, Nick Van Laecken, Filip De Vos, Ingeborg Goethals & Wim Fias: Threshold for subjective visibility is associated with striatal dopamine D2 receptor binding.
5. Adam Barrett, Andrea Pigorini, Lionel Barnett, Lino Nobili, Marcello Massimini & Anil Seth: Neurodynamics of transitions between sleep and wakefulness revealed by Granger causality analysis of intracranial EEG data.
6. Asael Y. Sklar & Ran R. Hassin: Unconscious arithmetic –arithmetic problems are solved without conscious awareness.
Concurrent Session 2.1 (July 14th, 1530-1730)
Consciousness, Access, and subjective confidence
1. Ken Mogi: Categorical judgments in visual overflow.
2. Yair Pinto: Expectations accelerate entry into awareness.
3. Henry Shevlin: Generic phenomenology and partial report paradigms.
4. Acer Yu-Chan Chang, Ryota Kanai & Anil Seth: Cross-modal prediction changes the timing of conscious access during the motion-induced blindness.
5. Brian Silverstein, Michael Snodgrass, Ramesh Kushwaha & Howard Shevrin: Subliminal oddball ERP effects: Psychophysiological evidence for complex unconscious processing.
6. Steven Fleming: The effect of stimulus strength on subjective confidence.
Concurrent Session 2.2 (July 14th, 1530-1730)
1. Santiago Arango-Munoz: Metacognition versus mindreading, Some differences from error awareness studies.
2. Hakwan Lau: Metacognition and two kinds of visual awareness.
3. Man Song, Brian Maniscalco, Ai Koizumi & Hakwan Lau: A new method for manipulating metacognitive awareness while keeping performance constant.
4. Emma C. Palmer: Metacognition and Cognitive Insight: Two sides of the same coin?
5. Ai Koizumi: The effects of metacognitive awareness on top-down cognitive control.
6. Maxine Sherman: Dissociable effects of attention and expectation on perceptual decision and metacognition.
Concurrent Session 2.3 (July 14th, 1530-1730)
1. Kristian Sandberg, Gareth Robert Barnes, Bahador Bahrami, Ryota Kanai, Morten Overgaard & Geraint Rees: Distinct MEG correlates of conscious experience, perceptual reversals and stabilization during binocular rivalry.
2. Matthew Larkum: A cellular mechanism for perceptual binding.
3. Melanie Wilke, Yuranny Cabral-Calderin & Carsten Schmidt-Samoa: Causal role of gamma oscillations in bistable perception revealed by transcranial alternating current stimulation.
4. Laila Hugrass & David Crewther: Transient induced gamma-band responses in MEG during binocular rivalry: Do they reflect perceptual transitions or microsaccades?
5. Marjan Persuh, Tatiana Aloi Emmanouil & Tony Ro: Emergence of illusory shapes from invisible inducers.
6. Liad Mudrik: High-level contextual integration without awareness: Evidence from unconscious processing in visual masking.
Concurrent Session 3.1 (July 15th, 1230-1430)
Feeling, Consciousness and decision-making
1. Uri Maoz, Liad Mudrik, Shengxuan Ye, Dawn Eliashiv, Jeffrey Chung, Ian Ross, Adam Mamelak, Ralph Adolphs & Christof Koch: Is consciousness involved in deliberate decision making? Evidence from intracranial recordings.
2. Jennifer Windt: Prospects for an experimental philosophy of mind: experimental philosophy with or without intuitions?
3. Leila Montaser-Kouhsari, RalphAdolphs, Christof Koch & Antonio Rangel: Ventral striatum but not ventromedial prefrontal cortex represents stimulus value without perceptual awareness.
4. Ilya Farber, Fumihiko Taya, Swati Gupta & O'Dhaniel Mullette-Gillman: The mechanism of choice blindness: clues from patterns of preference alteration.
5. Pietro Snider: Why has feeling not (yet) been selected against? Homeostasis, valence and biological value.
6. Lucie Charles, Jean-Rémi King & Stanislas Dehaene: Decoding the dynamics of action, intention, and error-detection for conscious and subliminal stimuli.
Concurrent Session 3.2 (July 15th, 1230-1430)
Consciousness, Self and Unity
1. Robert van Gulick: Re-Thinking the unity of consciousness.
2. Carolyn Dicey Jennings: Attention and the problem of unity.
3. Paula Droege: From Darwin to Freud: Confabulation as an adaptive response to dysfunctions of self-consciousness.
4. Aleksandra Mroczko-Wąsowicz: Intersection of perception and cognition & cross-modal experiences: New insights into unified consciousness.
5. Shimon Edelman: I am what I am.
6. Andrew Brook: Tracking persons over time is tracking what?
Concurrent Session 3.3 (July 15th, 1230-1430)