Workshops & Meetings

Person Perception Preserved and Impaired: Neuroscientific, Clinical, Experimental and Computational Evidence

Friday, April, 26, 2013
1st Session: Disorders of person perception
9.00 – 9.40 Dissociation of neural circuitry for conscious and unconscious processing of personally significant faces Maria A. Bobes-Leon (Cuban Neurosciences Center, Havana, Cuba)
9.40 – 10.20 Patients with facial palsy: interaction of motion and emotion Orlando Guntinas-Lichius (University Hospital Jena)
10.20 – 10.40 Coffee Break

2nd Session: Face perception and social anxiety
10.40 – 11.20 The Processing of LSF-Information in Social Anxiety Oliver Langner (University of Jena)
11.20 – 12.00 Automatic threat processing in Social Anxiety Disorder? Martin Mothes-Lasch (University of Münster)
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch Break

3rd Session: Auditory and audiovisual person perception
13.30 – 14.10 Towards emotional cross-modal designs in ERP studies on psychiatric populations Salvatore Campanella (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)
14.10 – 14.50 Norm-based coding of voice identity in human auditory cortex Pascal Belin (University of Glasgow)
14.50 – 15.10 Coffee Break

4th Session: Computational approaches to person perception
15.10 – 15.50 New dimensions of voice attributes modification for exploratory research on person related information Hideki Kawahara (Wakayama University, Japan)
15.50 – 16.30 FACS classification using AAM with applications in facial paralysis analysis Joachim Denzler (University of Jena)
16.30 – 18.30 Poster Session

Saturday, April, 27, 2013
5th Session: Neuroimaging and neurophysiology of face perception
9.00 – 9.40 Age-related changes in memory for faces and personal names Jessica Komes (University of Jena)
9.40 – 10.20 Repetition probability effects in the temporal cortex: another face specific phenomenon? Gyula Kovács (Budapest University of Technology, University of Jena)
10.20 – 10.40 Coffee Break

6th Session: Eye movements and event-related potentials in face and body perception
10.40 – 11.20 How Men and Women Scrutinize the Body of the Opposite Sex and How Attention Towards Specific Body Parts Becomes Affected in Females Striving for Thinness Wolfgang H.R. Miltner (University of Jena)
11.20 – 12.00 Neurophysiological correlates of face perception Stefan R. Schweinberger (University of Jena)
12:00 End of the Workshop´s Public part / Lunch Break
13.30 – 17.30 Person Perception Research Unit Meeting(Internal)

For enquiries and directions please contact Mrs Kathrin Wiese, Person Perception Research Unit Coordinator, Department of Psychology, Am Steiger 3/1, 07743 Jena, Germany. Tel. +49 (0)3641 945180. Fax +49 (0)3641 945182. E-mail: