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The Groningen Graduate School for Behavioral and Cognitive
Neurosciences (BCN) announces its second

Summer School in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences
30 June - 11 July 1997
Groningen, The Netherlands


Scope
Brain, behavior and cognition traditionally are studied by
various disciplines, ranging from linguistics and experimental
psychology through behavioral biology, biophysics and
biochemistry to the preclinical and clinical neurosciences.
Within the Groningen Graduate School for Behavioral and
Cognitive Neurosciences (BCN), established in 1991 at the
University of Groningen, researchers join efforts to study
these different areas of brain research. The Summer School
brings together international expertise in this
multidisciplinary field, with a focus on the interaction
between the disciplines.

Program
The Summer School program consists of 12 master classes and 4
general lectures. They are taught each morning (advanced
classes) and each afternoon (introductory classes) in four
parallel sessions, and provide an excellent opportunity for
in-depth discussions. The general lectures will be held in the
afternoon, after the afternoon sessions.

Week 1 (30 June - 4 July)
Parallel morning sessions (advanced courses):

- Neural Networks as Models for Neuronal Phenomena
Invited speakers:
J.P. Draye, Mons, Belgium
W. Gerstner, University of Lausanne, Switserland
D. Bullock, Boston University, USA
P.G. Morasso, University of Genova

- Neurobiology of CNS Damage
Invited speakers:
A. Arutjunyan, Lab. Perinatal Biochemistry, St.
Petersburg, Russia
R.I. HogenEsch, Norway
E.A.J. Joosten, Departent of Neurology, University
Hospital Utrecht, The Netherlands
M. De Ryck, Janssen Research Foundation, Beerse, Begium
R.A.I. de Vos, Laboratorium Pathologie Oost-Nederland,
Enschede, The Netherlands

- Topics in Constraint-Based Natural Language Processing
Invited speakers:
Suresh Manandhar, Department of Computer Science,
University of York, United Kingdom
From the University of Tuebingen, Germany:
Dale Gerdemann, Thilo Goetz, Gerald Penn, Detmar Meurers,
Guido Minnen and Shuly Wintner


Parallel afternoon sessions (introductory courses):

- Clinical Neuropsychology
Invited speakers:
E. de Haan, Utrecht, The Netherlands
P.W. Halligan, Oxford, United Kingdom
P. de Kort, Tilburg, The Netherlands
D.T. Stuss, Ontario, Canada

- Color Vision
Invited speakers:
K. Arikawa, CUY, Yokohama, Japan
T.W. Cronin, UMBC, Baltimore, USA
M. Kamermans, UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
D.G. Stavenga, RUG, Groningen, The Netherlands
J. Walraven, TNO, Soesterberg, The Netherlands
C.M.M. de Weert, NICI, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

- Foundations of Cognitive Science
Invited speakers:
B. von Eckardt, University of Nebraska, USA
M.R. ter Hark, Groningen, The Netherlands
E.I. Stiekema, Groningen, The Netherlands

- Multidisciplinary Microdialysis
Invited speakers:
Dr. A.M.J. Young, Dr. M.H. Joseph, Institute of
Psychiatry, London, UK
Dr. T. Obrenovitch, Insititute of Neurology, London, UK

Week 2 (7 - 11 July)
Morning session (advanced course):

- Methodology for Neuroimaging
Invited speakers:
C. Aine, Los Alamos, USA
H. Duifhuis, Department of Biohysics, Groningen,
The Netherlands
N. Leenders, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen,
Switzerland

Parallel afternoon sessions (introductory courses):

- Basics to Developmental Neurology
Invited speakers:
J.-R. Cazalets, CNRS, Laboratoire de Neurobiologie e
Mouvement, Marseille, France
M. van Gelder-Hasker, Department of Obstetry, Hospital of
the Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
E.A.J. Joosten, Department of Neurology, Utrech
University, The Netherlands
R.W. Oppenheim, The Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake
Forest University, Winston-Salem, USA
H.B.M. Uylings, Netherlands Institute for Brain Research,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
L. de Vries, Department of Paediatrics, Utrech
University Hosital, The Netherlands


- Developmental Dyslexia in Multidisciplinary Perspective
Invited speakers:
H. Lyytinen, Niilo Maki Institute, Department of
Psychology, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
R. Nicolson, Department of Psychology, University of
Sheffield, United Kingdom
F.J. Koopmans-van Beinum, Institute for Phonetic
Sciences, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

- Flexible Syntax
Invited speaker:
Ad Neeleman, Department of Linguistics, University of
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Special hands-on course, each day both in the morning and
afternoon:

- Cognitive modeling with ACT-R
Invited speakers:
John R. Anderson, Department of Psychology, Carnegie
Mellon University, USA
Christian Lebiere, Department of Psychology, Carnegie
Mellon University, USA

Fees
* Graduate and undergraduate students Dfl 200,-
* BCN staff and postdocs Dfl 300,-
* Non-BCN Staff and postdocs Dfl 400,-
* Industrial participants Dfl 1.000,-

Registration
* As soon as possible. Ask for the program booklet with regsitration
form or use the electronic registration form at our Web-site

Inquiries
Further information regarding the Summer School or BCN can be
obtained by contacting:

BCN Office
Nijenborgh 4
9747 AG Groningen
The Netherlands
tel: +31-50-363.47.34
fax: +31-50-363.47.40
e-mail: bureau@bcn.rug.nl

See for more details our Web-site:
http://www.bcn.rug.nl/bcn/events/index.html








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