Meetings

 Lab seminar – Emotion Club (Seminar PSY17005)

The Emotion Club is the weekly open lab seminar of the Computational Emotion Neuroscience Group. All interested researchers and students are welcome.

Please feel free to contact Karita Ojala with questions.

Time: Wednesdays, 4.00 – 5.00 pm

Place: Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Lenggstrasse 31, Room Z1 01


Emotion Clubs spring semester 2019

30.01.2019.
Talk: Contextual fear conditioning (J. Wehrli, Y. Xia).
06.02.2019.
Lecture: Emotion psychology – theories and paradigms (Algorithms for survival, part 1, D. Bach).
13.02.2019.
Tutorial: Computational modelling of behavior (F. Melinščak).
20.02.2019.
Talk: Goal- and sign-tracking in humans (Y. Xia).
27.02.2019.
Journal Club: Laquitaine & Gardner (2018). A switching observer for human perceptual estimation. Neuron. DOI link.
06.03.2019.
Lecture: Neurobiology of emotion – concepts and paradigms (Algorithms for survival, part 2, D. Bach).
13.03.2019.
Journal Club: Khalaf et al. (2018). Reactivation of recall-induced neurons contributes to remote fear memory attenuation. Science. DOI link.
20.03.2019.
Practice talk: “Effect and boundaries of doxycycline on human fear learning” (J. Wehrli)
Practice talk: “The morphological and functional roles of synaptic plasticity inhibitors in consolidation and reconsolidation of rodents’ and humans’ threat memory” (Y. Xia)
27.03.2019.
Methods for dummies: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (K. Ojala).
03.04.2019.
Lecture: A decision-theoretic view on human emotions (Algorithms for survival, part 3, D. Bach).
10.04.2019.
Journal Club: Seymour (2019). Pain: A Precision Signal for Reinforcement Learning and Control. Neuron. DOI link.
17.04.2019.
Tutorial: Bayesian statistics (F. Melinščak). PDF
24.04.2019.
Discussion: Psychophysiological methods for fear conditioning (K. Ojala).
01.05.2019.
No Emotion Club (holiday).
08.05.2019.
Journal Club: Heilbron & Meyeniel (2019). Confidence resets reveal hierarchical adaptive learning in humans. PloS Computational Biology. DOI link.
15.05.2019.
Journal Club: Marinescu, Lawlor, & Kording (2018). Quasi-experimental causality in neuroscience and behavioural research. Nature Human Behaviour. DOI link.
22.05.2019.
Lecture: Emotions and economics (Algorithms for survival, part 4, D. Bach).
29.05.2019.
Lecture: Emotions and reinforcement learning (Algorithms for survival, part 5, D. Bach).
05.06.2019.
Lab project update meeting
12.06.2019.
Journal Club: Lonsdorf, Merz, & Fullana (2019). Fear Extinction Retention: Is It What We Think It Is? Biological Psychiatry. DOI link.
19.06.2019.
Lecture: Psychophysiological Modelling (PsPM): inferring cognitive processes from peripheral data (Algorithms for survival, part 6, D. Bach).
26.06.2019.
Lecture: Computational emotion research: what can we expect from human neuroimaging (Algorithms for survival, part 7, D. Bach).