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8th Symposium

BIAL Foundation 8th Symposium
Behind and Beyond the Brain

Intuition and Decision-making



8th Symposium Video


Program

April 7

Wednesday
20:00 Registration
21.15 Opening Session
21:45 Opening Conference Fernando Lopes da Silva Chairman
  Intuition and decision-making Seymour Epstein
22:30 Close of day

April 8

Thursday

1st session - Intuition and Decision-making - Neuroscience Fernando Lopes da Silva Chairman
9:00 Opening remarks Fernando Lopes da Silva Chairman
9:15 Should you think unconsciously or trust your first impressions? Reassessing unconscious thought theory Axel Cleeremans
9:50 Unconscious determinants of human decisions John-Dylan Haynes
10:25 Modulators of human decision-making: genes and social information Hauke Heekeren
11:00 Intervalo para café
11:30 General Lecture - Beyond free will: towards a cognitive neuroscience of decision- making and volitional control Thomas Goschke
12:30 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows Dick Bierman Moderator
16:00 Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty
17:30 Close of day

April 9

Friday

2nd session - Intuition and Decision-making - Parapsychology Caroline Watt Moderator
9:00 Opening remarks Caroline Watt
9:15 An evolutionary approach to anomalous intuition Richard Broughton
9:50 Somatic components of intuition and Psi Eva Lobach
10.25 The reach of mind: bridging science and popular culture Marilyn Schlitz
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 General Lecture - The potential anomalous component of intuition: empirical evidence and an integrated theoretical approach Dick Bierman
12:30 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows Rui Mota Cardoso
16:00 Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty
17.30 End of session
  Evening encounter - Questions about and around intuition Mário Simões
23:00 Close of day

Abril 10

Saturday

3rd session - Intuition and Decision-making - Society Alexandre Castro-Caldas Moderators
9:00 Opening remarks Alexandre Castro-Caldas Moderators
9:15 The intuitive manager: understanding and applying gut feel in business decisions Eugene Sadler-Smith
9:50 Intuition in clinical decision-making Cilia Witteman
10:25 Researching and learning mathematics with a big help from intuition Nuno Crato
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 General Lecture - The powers and perils of intuition David Myers
12:30 Discussion
13:00 Lunch
14:30 Round-table on Intuition and Decision-making Fernando Lopes da Silva Chairman
  Participants: Thomas Goschke
  Dick Bierman
  David Myers