* You have to self-induce changes in mood
* You have to catch some sun
* You have to assume tryptophan through diet (some advices in a future post)
* You have to go to the gym
2nd IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School
London, UK, 6 – 8 July 2011
We would like to solicit your help to announce the 2nd IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School among your colleagues, your students, or any interested researchers. For more details please see: http://imprs-neurocom.mpg.de/summerschool
The Summer School of the “International Max Planck Research School on Neuroscience of Communication: Function, Structure, and Plasticity” (IMPRS NeuroCom) is jointly run by the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London and the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig.
We cordially invite national and international doctoral students, but also Master’s students and post-docs conducting research in the interdisciplinary field of cognitive neuroscience.
Participants are invited to present their current project in form of a poster.
Wednesday 6 July: Neuroscience of Communication
Organisers: Sophie Scott, Mairead MacSweeney
Angela D. Friederici
Thomas C. Gunter
Thursday 7 July: Sensory Processes
Organisers: Patrick Haggard, Jon Driver
Friday 8 July: Neural Connectivity
Organiser: Klaas Stephan
Friday 8 July: States of Consciousness
Organiser: Vincent Walsh
33 Queen Square Lecture
WC1A 3BG London
Registration deadline: 31 March, 2011
Online registration: http://imprs-neurocom.mpg.de/summerschool/registration
Phone: +49 341 9940 2261
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
In a study that will appear in the January 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers report the results of their study, the first to document meditation-produced changes over time in the brain’s grey matter.