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Marieke and Debarati visit India to collect data and give talks

From October 25th to November 6th, Marieke and Debarati went to India to collect EEG data at Sera Jey Monastic University. On the way, Marieke also gave a talk about the monastic debate research at NIMHANS Bangalore. For the first time, we collected data from debating school children from the local Tibetan Children's Village school.… Continue reading Marieke and Debarati visit India to collect data and give talks

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International Conference on Cognitive Modeling & Society for Mathematical Psychology in Madison, Wisconsin

The lab presented our research at the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling/Society for Mathematical Psychology combined conference. Marieke organized the Women of Mathematical Psychology professional development workshop on learning to say no, which featured a very informative keynote by Wendy Crone. Christina Jin presented ┬áher poster on classifying mind-wandering on the basis of EEG data,… Continue reading International Conference on Cognitive Modeling & Society for Mathematical Psychology in Madison, Wisconsin

Marieke teaches Tibetan monks about neuroscience at ETSI and gives talks in Roorkee and Delhi

Marieke recently went to India to teach the monks of Drepung monastery about neuroscience, She taught about attention, how practices affect the brain, and about mind-wandering, which is all part of the year 5 curriculum of ETSI. Marieke shared more details about her experiences in some blogs. As part of the teaching, she also performed… Continue reading Marieke teaches Tibetan monks about neuroscience at ETSI and gives talks in Roorkee and Delhi

Marieke visits India and presents at International Conference on Meditation Research

Marieke visited India from March 4th-26th. She first presented her research at the International Conference on Meditation, where she talked about the role of computational modelling in meditation research. The research findings of the collaboration with Sera Jey monastic university were presented by some of the monastic collaborators. The conference was also covered by the… Continue reading Marieke visits India and presents at International Conference on Meditation Research

Lab visits the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie Congress in Egmond aan Zee

From December 14-16th, 2017, the lab visited the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie Congress in Egmond aan Zee. We had quite a strong presence with many talks and posters: Marieke organised the symposium "Clarifying the cognitive mechanisms underlying mind wandering", with speakers Jonathan Smallwood, Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen and Marieke (who gave the talk "Using computational modeling of… Continue reading Lab visits the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie Congress in Egmond aan Zee