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Instructions for presenters and chairs

Symposia
Each presenter will have 20 minutes maximum for their presentation (including short questions). We recommend
additional discussion time at the end of all interventions. Symposia organizers should provide further instructions to
presenters.
Spoken Presentations
Each presenter will be given 20 minutes maximum, including the time for discussion.
Audiovisual equipment for talks
LCD projectors (e.g., for PowerPoint presentations) will be provided in all rooms where spoken sessions are scheduled.
PC laptop computers will be provided in each meeting room. At least two hours before the corresponding session,
presenting authors must download their files on the computers speaker ready room in the conference center.
We encourage presenting authors to download and verify their presentation files as soon as possible. Please bring two
copies of your presentation in case of media failure.

Guidelines for Chairs (Symposia & Thematic Sessions)

  • All presentations in your symposium will be sent to the computer in your assigned room from a master control room.Your speakers must drop off their Power Point presentations at the Speaker Ready room at least two hours prior to the start of your symposium. Please make sure that they are aware of this procedure.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your symposium.
  • Ensure that the session begins and ends on time.
  • Please give a brief introduction of each speaker. Please keep the length of the introductions to under 2 minutes.
  • Moderate the session. Each speaker has 20 minutes, including five minutes for questions and discussion.
  • Ensure that participants use the tabletop microphones.
  • Please note that each room will have an audio visual technician if a problem arises.
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Hotel Monasterio de los Basilios ***

   

Distance to the venue:

Address: Paseo de los Basilios, 2, 18008 Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 85,00€
DOUBLE Room 110,00 €
TRIPLE Room 140,00 €
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Hotel Santos Saray ****

   

Distance to the venue:

Address: Calle Profesor Enrique Tierno Galván, 4, 18006 Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 115,00€
DOUBLE Room 135,00 €
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Hotel Meliá Granada ****

   

Distance to the venue:

Address: Calle Ángel Ganivet, 7, 18009 Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 109,00€
DOUBLE Room – – -, – – €
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Hotel Andalucia Center ****

   

Distance to the venue:

Address: Avenida de América, 3, 18006 Granada, Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 125,00€
DOUBLE Room 140,00€
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Hotel Vincci Albaycin ****

   

Distance to the venue:

Address: Carrera de la Virgen, 48, 18005 Granada, Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 140,00€
DOUBLE Room 150,00€
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Hotel Carmen ****

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Distance to the venue:

Address: Calle Acera del Darro, 62, 18005 Granada, Granada

*Rates with taxes included.

RATES Breakfast included
SINGLE Room 125,00€
DOUBLE Room 140,00€
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Eldar Shafir

 

Abstract

The Psychology of Scarcity and Its Consequences

This talk will review research around the psychology that emerges in contexts of scarcity, and the decisions — occasionally commendable, often problematic — that ensue.  Some implications for thinking about scarcity (esp. poverty) and for policy will be considered.

 

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Judith Kroll

 

Abstract

Two languages in mind:  Bilingualism as a lens to cognition

More people in the world are bilingual than monolingual. Yet, until recently, bilingualism was considered to be a complicating factor for modeling language processing, language learning, and the cognitive resources that support them. In the past two decades, there has been an upsurge of research on the consequences of bilingual language experience for cognition and the brain. In this talk, I present evidence that suggests that the interactions that arise when two languages are in play reveal mechanisms of cognitive control that may be difficult or impossible to examine in monolingual speakers. In this sense, bilingualism becomes a lens to cognition.

 

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Eleanor Maquire

 

Abstract

MaGuire_EleanorThe what, where, when, why and how of memory

Memory is undeniably central to cognition. And yet, there is still a pervasive tendency to examine memory in isolation. By considering why memory exists, what it is for, how and where memories are built and if and when they change over time, I will argue that memory can only be properly understood if considered in the context of cognition as a whole. I will examine cognitive, neuropsychological and brain imaging data to explore this assertion.

 

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John Duncan

Abstract

Duncan_JohnFrontoparietal control systems in the assembly of cognitive episodes

All human cognition is controlled in a series of attentional episodes, breaking complex problems into simpler, more solvable sub-problems. In human fMRI studies, a common or multiple-demand (MD) pattern of frontal and parietal activity is associated with diverse cognitive demands, and with standard tests of fluid intelligence. Based on behavioural, neuropsychological, fMRI and single unit data, I suggest that the core function of MD cortex is to control complex cognition in a structured sequence of attentional episodes. At the same time, I consider the complementary control functions of MD and “default mode” networks

 

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