SBRI Stem-cell and Brain Research Institute - France (Lyon)

CORTEX Conference by Suliann Ben Hamed

Date event : September 29, 2017 - 11:00am Conference / Talk Published on 09/25/2017 - 2:29pm

"The spatial and temporal dynamics of attention: insights from the real-time decoding of the attentional spotlight"

Suliann Ben Hamed, ISC Marc Jeannerod

Friday 29 September, 11am, ISCMJ Amphi.


The prefrontal cortex, including the frontal eye fields, is thought to play an important role in orienting spatial attention and in the suppression of irrelevant distracters during active vision. However, the knowledge we have gained onto these processes up to now have been based on task-based inferences on attention, rather than on where attention is actually being placed by the subject.


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