5º Simpósio - 2004

BIAL Foundation Symposium 
BEHIND AND BEYOND THE BRAIN

Casa do Médico, Oporto

Program

20:00
Registration
21:30
Opening Session
22:00
Opening Conference
Chairman – Nuno Grande

What is Next for Philosophy?
Chairman – Nuno Grande

22:00
Opening Conference
Patricia Churchland
22:45
Discussion
23:00
Close of day

What is Next for Philosophy?
Chairman – Nuno Grande

9:00
Introspection is alive and well: Current methodologies to study conscious experience
Etzel Cardeña
9:30
Changes in Conscious Awareness During Spontaneous Self-Paced Movement: a test of the Dynamic Core Hypothesis of Consciousness
Adrian Burgess
10:00
Understanding Nature out of the Continuity Principle: Relations between Experimental Parapsychology and Psychophysics
Jiri Wackermann
10:30
Non Conscious Processes Preceding Intuitive Decisions
Dick Bierman
11:00
Discussion
11:30
Coffee break
12:00
General lecture - If Neuroimaging is the Answer, What is the Question?
Stephen Kosslyn
12:45
Discussion
13:00
Lunch
14:30
Oral presentations - Bial Foundation's Fellows
Chairman – Rui Mota Cardoso
16:45
Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty
18:00
Close of day

2nd session - Consciousness and the Brain
Chairman – Fernando Lopes da Silva

8:45
Opening remarks
9:00
Imaging the states of consciousness
Pierre Maquet
9:30
Imaging the contents of consciousness
Geraint Rees
10:00
The temporal dynamics of conscious vision
Dominic ffytche
10:30
Definition of Consciousness from the Neuroscience PerspectiveVictor Lamme
11:00
Discussion
11:30
Coffee break
12:45
General lecture - If Neuroimaging is the Answer, What is the Question?
Stephen Kosslyn
12:45
Discussion
13:00
Lunch
14:30
Oral presentations - Bial Foundation's Fellows
Chairman – Mário Simões
16:45
Coffee, posters session and contacts with faculty
18:00
Close of day

3rd Session Unusual experiences and brain dysfunctions
Chairman – Alexandre Castro-Caldas

8:45
Opening remarks
9:00
The neural basis of sensory illusions, imagination of real objects and hallucinatory experiences
Miguel Castelo-Branco
9:30
Neurological correlates of out-of-body experience and autoscopy
Olaf Blanke
10:00
Anarchy in the brain: disowned actions and free won’t
Sergio Della Sala
10:30
Peduncular Hallucinosis: A Syndrome of Impaired Reality MonitoringThomas Benke
11:00
Discussion
11:30
Coffee break
13:45
Discussion

Mesa-Redonda: síntese e conclusões
Chairman – Dietrich Lehmann

Stephen Kosslyn, Stanislas Dehaene and Pim van Lommel

16:30
Farewell Coffee