Federation of European Neuropsychology Societies 2019: Conference Report

In my final conference of a busy summer I attended the Federation of European Neuropsychology Societies (FESN) which took place from 5th -7th September in Milan. I arrived on the 4th and stayed in the conference hotel “Palazzo Delle Stellene” which was a converted monastery right beside the church that houses Michelangelo’s Last Supper. The ...

Talk at PSYPAG 2019

A couple of weeks ago I was invited down to Sheffield to present an overview of our recent findings to the PsyPAG annual conference. PsyPAG is the official postgraduate section of the BPS and covers all aspects of applied and academic psychology, so although I was part of the ‘Cognitive’ stream, I thought I should ...

Conference Report: Cognitive and Motor Processes in Spatial Attention (11th – 12th July 2019)

Last week Soazig and I co-organised a workshop to mark the end of our 3-year ORA collaboration with Stefan van der Stigchel and Thomas Schenk, and here are a few reflections on how things went. Left to right: Dan Smith, Teuni ten Brink, Trevor Crawford, Stefan van der Stigchel, Joris Elshout, Anna Grubert, Soazig Casteau, ...

Experimental Psychology Society meeting July 2018

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Dan attended the joint meeting of the EPS and CSBBCS in St. Johns, Newfoundland to report some recent findings from the project. His talk brought together neuropsychological and behavioural evidence, including some recent data from Soazig's experiments, to argue that exogenous orienting of attention depends on activation of the eye-movement system whereas endogenous orienting can be achieved independently ...