Akademie Colloquium

Decoding the neurobiology of synaesthesia

18 maart 2015  -  20 maart 2015
KNAW, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam
020 551 0987
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This Academy Colloquium will bring together leading experts from neurobiology, cognitive psychology, and genetics to critically evaluate the known aspects of synaesthesia and debate the scientific questions that can be answered by studying this intriguing phenomenon. Synaesthesia is a rare human neurodevelopmental trait characterised by cross-modal sensory experiences such as perceptions of visual images triggered by sounds, or tastes elicited by spoken words.

Preceding the international Academy Colloquium a Master Class for young researchers, PhD-students and research master students in Neurobiology of Synaesthesia is organised. Master Class attendees are cordially invited to submit an abstract (300 words) for a 10-minute presentation of their research.

More information on the Colloquium and master class: English website



Dr. K. Kucera, prof. S.E. Fisher en dr. S. Graham (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)