International Seminar on Aging, Depression and Control of Cognitive and Affective Processes

It is our pleasure to invite faculty members and students of SWPS to the "International Seminar on Aging, Depression and Control of Cognitive and Affective Processes", organized by the Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Cognitive Studies (ICACS). The Seminar is a series of lectures and workshops delivered by cognitive psychologists from renowned Swiss, German, Portuguese and American universities, accompanied by presentations of researchers and PhD students from ICACS and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology. Their research focuses on how control of cognitive and affective processes is influenced by factors such as aging and depression, and they study these phenomena using behavioral, psychophysiological and neuroimaging methods.


19  May, Wednesday , Lecture Room 343

10:00 -10:30 Prof.  Jan Strelau, Vice Rector for Science WSSS&H & Prof. Grzegorz Sędek,  Director of ICACS 
Welcome and Introduction
10:30-11:30 Dr  Bettina von Helversen, Basel University  (Switzerland) 
"Strategy Choices Across the Lifespan: Similarity-based and Rule-based Strategies in Multiple-cue Judgment"
11:30 -12:00 Dr Izabela Krejtz & Dr Aneta Brzezicka, ICACS 
"Eye Movement Evidence of Defocused Attention in Depression - Perceptual Span Analysis"
12:00 -12:30 MA Paweł Tacikowski and Dr Anna Nowicka, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw,  
"Neural Correlates of Self-related Information Processing"
16:15 -17:15 Dr  Edward Cokely, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin (Germany) 
"On the Benefits of Strategies, Training and Cognitive Aging"
17:15 - 18:15 Prof.  Grzegorz Sędek, ICACS 
"The Influence of Depression and Aging on Context Reasoning and Text Comprehension"
20 May, Thursday,  Lecture Room 342
10:30 - 11:30 Dr  Rui Mata, Stanford University (USA)  and University of Lisbon (Portugal)
"Understanding the Aging Decision Maker" 
(lecture co-organized by Institute of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences)
11:30 - 12:00 MA Marcel Falkiewicz,  Dr Iwona  Szatkowska, Dr Artur  Marchewka,  MA Katarzyna Jednoróg,  and Prof. Anna Grabowska,  
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw 
"Sex Differences in Deception"
12:00 - 12:30 MA Rafał Albiński, ICACS,  
"Prospective Memory and Aging - Investigating the Monitoring Costs Using  Linear Syllogisms  Task"
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:30 Dr Ulrich von Hecker, Cardiff University (Wales, UK)  
"Attentional Resources and Adaptive Resource Managing may be Uncorrelated"
15:30 - 16:30 Dr Edward Cokely, Max Planck Institute for Human Development , Berlin (Germany) 
"Tutorial on Verbal Protocols Methodology for Studying Performance on Complex Cognitive Processes"
16:30 Prof. Grzegorz Sędek & Dr Szymon Wichary, ICACS 
"Final Questions & Comments"