Plasticity II Symposium in Turku University 16.10.12

Plasticity II

16.10.2012 Tauno Nurmela –lecture hall

The Department of Phonetics and LAB-lab, University of Turku, organises a multidisciplinary symposium that addresses the human ability to learn and reveals the bases for this fundamental process. The symposium is open to students, staff and everyone interested.


10:00 dos. Maija S. Peltola Opening


10.15 professor Risto N??t?nen, University of Helsinki, Tartu and ?rhus The mismatch negativity (MMN) - highlights in clinical research

10.45 professor Teija Kujala, University of Helsinki Learning and intervention effects on low-level auditory processes

11.15 dos. Maija S. Peltola, University of Turku Short-term training opens a mechanism for passive learning

11.45 - 12.00 Questions

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 professor Matti Laine, ?bo Akademi University New word learning despite aphasia

14.00 professor Valerie Hazan, University College London Within-speaker plasticity: speaker-listener adaptations in communicative speech in children and adults

14.30 professor Heikki H?m?l?inen, University of Turku Training of cognitive functions

15.00 Questions 15:15 Closing

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