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9th Symposium


BIAL Foundation 9th Symposium
Aquém e Além do Cérebro
Behind and Beyond the Brain

Sono e Sonhos
Sleep and Dreams


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March 28

Wednesday
20:00 - 21:15 Registration
21:15 - 21:45 Opening Session
21:45 - 22:30 Opening Conference Chairman
  Dream consciousness

March 29

Thursday

1st session - Sleep and Cognition Moderator
09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks Moderator
09:15 - 09:45 Sleep, memory and dreams: putting it all together
09:50 - 10:20 Dreams, emotions and brain plasticity
10:25 - 10:55 REM sleep in insomnia
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15 Keynote Lecture - Lying awake of insomnia: imaging causes and consequences
12:30 - 13:00 Discussion
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
  Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows
14:30 - 15:30 Sleep and Dreams - Ahmed Karim, Nancy Zingrone, Adrian Parker, Thilo Hinterberger
15:30 - 16:30 Learning and Memory 1 - São Luís Castro, Sara Cavaco, Christopher French, André Valente
16:30 - 18:00 Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty

March 30

Friday

2nd session - Dreams and Anomalous Cognition Moderator
09:15 - 09:45 Dream ESP studies before Maimonides: an overview, 1880s-1950s
09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks Moderator
09:50 - 10:20 Spontaneous Psi dreams: Louisa E. Rhine's studies revisited
10:25 - 10:55 What have we learned from experimental tests of dream ESP?
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15 Keynote Lecture - The psychology of precognitive dream experiences
12:30 - 13:00 Discussion
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 Learning and Memory 2 - Marieke van Asselen, Marta Moita, Michael Crowley
  Oral presentations - BIAL Foundation's Fellows Moderator
15:15 - 16:15 Tools - Adam Rock, Jose Navarro, Luís Monteiro, Cassandra Vieten
16:15 - 16:30 General Discussion with Fellows
16:30 - 18:00 Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty
21:30 - 23:00 Evening encounter - Sleep and Dreams: any questions? Moderator
  Moderator

March 31

Saturday

3rd session - Sleep, Dreams and Society Moderators
09:00 - 09:15 Opening remarks Moderators
09:15 - 09:45 Waking life and dreaming: how they interact
09:50 - 10:20 Mutual relationships between sleep, dreaming and society
10:25 - 10:55 Dynamic structure of NREM sleep and cognition
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:15 Keynote Lecture - Exploring the world of Lucid Dreaming
12:30 - 13:00 Discussion
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Round-table - Controversial issues in the science of sleep and dreams Moderator
  Participants: