New Directions in Brain Training: Effectiveness, Methodology, and Application of Cognitive Interventions

Workshop Announcement:

New directions in brain training – Effectiveness, methodology, and application of cognitive interventions

Berlin, Germany

October 11-13, 2012

The aim of this workshop is to bring together experts and young scientists from different fields of psychology and neuroscience to establish, discuss and systematize the state of the art in the field. The workshop will focus on cognitive training and transfer effects of different interventions from cognitive, developmental, clinical, and neuropsychological perspectives.

We are happy that a number of renowned and distinguished experts have already agreed to join the workshop as invited speakers:

http://braintraining2012.de/Program.html

Additional poster contributions presenting work on brain training from various cognitive, clinical, developmental, etc. angles and view points are highly welcome.

The deadline for registration and abstract submission for poster presentation is August 15, 2012. We explicitly encourage junior scientists (Ph.D students, Post-Docs, “Habilitanden”) to participate and to apply for travel grants that will be awarded by the organizers. For more information, please refer to:

http://braintraining2012.de/Registration.htm

The latest information on the workshop can be found at:

http://braintraining2012.de/Home.html

We are looking forward to hosting this exciting workshop and we will be happy to welcome you in Berlin.

Tilo Strobach, Torsten Schubert, and Julia Karbach