• The State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    The State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    A national platform in brain research

  • The State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    The State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

    A national lab to conduct first rate, cutting-edge research in brain and cognitive sciences in the world

The Science of Brain Functions

on April 18, 2016

Co-organized by 

The State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, HKU
Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU

18 April, 2016 (Monday)

Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

08:30-09:00

Symposium Registration

09:00-09:30

Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Speech & Souvenir for Speakers by Prof. Paul Tam

Group Photo

Session 1

09:30-10:10

Prof. Lin Chen

“Defining the primitives of visual cognition: the global-first topological definition of perceptual objects”

10:10-10:40

Prof. Richard Ebstein
“Integrating Behavioral Economic ‘Games’ with Molecular Genetics”

10:40-11:00

Prof. Pak Chung Sham
 
“Unravelling the complex genetic basis of schizophrenia”

11:00-11:20

Tea Break

Session 2

11:20-12:00

Prof. Jizong Zhao
臨床神經科學:腦科學研究轉化基地
Clinical Neuroscience: Translational Research Hub for Brain Science”

12:00-12:20

Dr. Li Li
“Visuomotor control in patients with Parkinson’s disease”

12:20-12:40

Prof. Tatia Lee
“Neuroplasticity of Brain Functions”

12:40-13:00

Q and A for Morning Sessions

13:00-14:00

Lunch

Session 3

14:00-14:30

Prof. Paul Glimcher
“Neural Representations of Value and the Neurobiology of Decision-Making”

14:30-15:00

Prof. Nai-shing Yen
 
“Adding new knowledge of neural underpinnings for phenomena in decision science”

15:00-15:20

Dr. Bolton Chau
"Dissociable decision making systems in prefrontal and parietal cortices" 

15:20-15:40

Dr. Xinying Cai
“A neuroeconomic approach to dissecting the contributions of the prefrontal cortex and striatum to decision making”

15:40-16:00

Dr. Jeffrey Erlich

“Using rodents to study neural mechanisms of cognition”

16:00-16:15

Tea Break

Session 4

16:15-16:45

Prof. Robert Rogers
“Why don’t (some) gamblers learn the value of losing games? And what can we do about it?”

16:45-17:05

Dr. Robin Shao
“The interaction of perceived control and gambler’s fallacy in risky decision making:

New neuroimaging evidence”

17:05-17:35

Prof. Xiaolin Zhou
“Intention processing in social emotion and moral judgment”
 

17:35-17:45

Q & A for Afternoon Sessions

End of Symposium

 

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