LNCO hosts Symposium on Vestibular Consciousness and Cognition

© 2019 EPFL

© 2019 EPFL

On November 25 and 26, the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience hosted a symposium on Vestibular Consciousness and Cognition. 

The two day symposium included invited talks by Prof Fred Mast (Uni Bern), Prof Bigna Lenggenhager (Uni Zürich), Prof Christophe Lopez (Uni Marseille), and Prof Blanke (EPFL), as well as a keynote by Professor Alain Berthoz (Collège de France). Junior researchers from all participating labs further presented their latest work in two lively poster sessions. 

Day 1 Speakers 

  • Prof Fred Mast: Mental simulation: A hidden role of the brain’s vestibular network? 

  • Prof Bigna Lenggenhager: The vestibular system, embodiment and perspective taking

  • Prof Alain Berthoz:​​​​​​ ​Conscious contribution of the vestibular system to perception, action, and memory in body, extrapersonal and environmental space 

Day 2 Speakers 

A special thank you goes out to our organizers, in particular Dr Sophie Betka and Dr Bruno Herbelin!

Author: Oliver Kannape