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Brain Project Update
Interested in brain training, working memory, executive functions, and/or language & the brain? See below for an invitation to our seminar!
 
BRAINTRAIN PROJECT UPDATE
Humanisticum, June 10, 2016 at 9am - 3pm
The BrainTrain project is one of the Research Centres of Excellence (2015-2018) at the Åbo Akademi University. The project studies working memory training, its cognitive and neural mechanisms, the mental architecture of executive functions, and bilingualism (see http://www.braintrain.fi/). BrainTrain will organize a project update on June 10th in Humanisticum (Biskopsgatan 13) at the Åbo Akademi University. The seminar is free for all interested, but because of the limited space in the seminar room, you need to register beforehand via e-mail to Anna Soveri (asoveri@abo.fi) by June 3rd at the latest.
 
9:00-9:05 Matti Laine: Welcome
9:05-9:30 Daniel Wärnå: Internet testing - a programmer’s view
9:30-10:00 Karolina Lukasik: Executive functions - a meta-analysis
10:00-10:30 Otto Waris: The structure of working memory - an Internet-based study
10:30-11:00 Minna Lehtonen: Bilingualism and executive functions

11:00-12:00 LUNCH BREAK

12:00-12:30 Jussi Jylkkä: Measuring language switching with ecological momentary assessment
12:30-13:00 Anna Soveri: Working memory training - a meta-analysis
13:00-13:30 Daniel Fellman: Verbal working memory training

13:30-13:45 COFFEE BREAK

13:45-14:15 Juha Salmitaival: How does cognitive training change brain function?
14:15-14:45 Claudia Peñaloza: New word learning in aphasia
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