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British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

Welcome to the British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience

BACN 2017...

The next BACN conference will take place in Plymouth on September 7th & 8th 2017.


The two-day meeting will be hosted by Patric Bach and Jeremy Goslin of Plymouth University, and supported by the BACN committee. The meeting will feature a keynote speaker, two prize winner talks and three symposia. These are as follows:

  • Keynote: Steven Tipper (University of York)
  • BACN Mid-Career Award: Matt Lambon Ralph (University of Manchester)
  • BACN Early-Career Award: Duncan Astle (MRC CBU, Cambridge)
  • Symposium 1: Cognitive neuroscience of object affordance and it’s clinical implications; Sanjay Kumar, Magdalena Ietswaart, Ellen Poliakoff, Pia Rotshtein and Patric Bach.
  • Symposium 2: Neurofeedback for the 21st Century; John Gruzelier, Tibor Auer, Eddy Davelaar and Katia Rubia.
  • Symposium 3: New analysis methods of EEG in cognitive neuroscience, Giorgio Ganis, Laura Astolfi, Marios Philiastinides and Bruno Rossion.

If you would like to give a presentation at the meeting, please submit an abstract using the following Google Form: click here for abstract submission form

The extended deadline for abstract submissions is 30th June 2017.

If you have any questions, please email Martin Edwards : Martin.Edwards@uclouvain.be

We will aim to confirm a first draft of the programme by the end of June. Details of the conference, including suggestions for travel and hotels, and details of the conference social events can be found on the BACN website: BACN meetings link

Student bursaries will be available to members (or member applicants) through the abstract submission form (deadline 30th June 2017).

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If you have any queries with regard to the Association please contact Professor Stephen Jackson at Stephen.Jackson@nottingham.ac.uk