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ESCoP Related Issues

The ESCoP Museum

Dear ESCoP Members,
we have finished working on the ESCoP Museum website.
However, we are still missing a lot of materials so if you find anything about ESCoP history, please contact Michał Wierzchoń. We are especially looking for  data about Summer Schools (before 2008) and several conference books: from the 2nd Conference (Madrid, Spain, 1987), the 3rd Conference (Cambridge, UK, 1988), the 6th Conference (Elsinore, Denmark, 1993), the 12th Conference (Edinburgh, UK, 2001) and the 13th Conference (Granada, Spain, 2003).
Additionally, soon many more documents from ESCoP early years will be accessible in a dedicated area.


Journal of Cognitive Psychology

Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 2, 17 Feb 2014 contains the following articles:

Immediate recognition memory for wine
Andrew J. Johnson, Amy Volp & Christopher Miles
Pages: 127-134
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.869225

Differential effects of cue specificity and list length on the prospective and retrospective prospective-memory components
A. K. Wesslein, Jan Rummel & C. Dennis Boywitt
Pages: 135-146
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.865628

An age-related view of the role of object and spatial cognitive styles in distance estimation
Priscila Caçola, Carl Gabbard & Barbara Spessato
Pages: 147-156
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.876028

Action perception via auditory information: Agent identification and discrimination with complex movement sounds
Christian Kennel, Tanja Hohmann & Markus Raab
Pages: 157-165
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.869226

Strategic flexibility in response preparation: Effects of cue validity on reaction time and pupil dilation
Jos J. Adam, Thamar J. H. Bovend'Eerdt, Fren T. Y. Smulders & Pascal W. M. Van Gerven
Pages: 166-177
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2014.883399

Reward enhances backward inhibition in task switching
Hao Jiang & Baihua Xu
Pages: 178-186
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.878717

Reader's memory for information sources in simple news stories: Effects of text and task features
Guillaume de Pereyra, M. Anne Britt, Jason L. G. Braasch & Jean-François Rouet
Pages: 187-204
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.879152

Spatial and character situation model updating
Jacqueline M. Curiel & Gabriel A. Radvansky
Pages: 205-212
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.879590

Political knowledge reduces hindsight memory distortion in election judgements
Dustin P. Calvillo & Abraham M. Rutchick
Pages: 213-220
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.870179

When memory components act as perceptual components: Facilitatory and interference effects in a visual categorisation task
Amandine Eve Rey, Benoit Riou, Mélaine Cherdieu & Rémy Versace
Pages: 221-231
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.865629

Number-space associations in synaesthesia are not influenced by finger-counting habits
Clare N. Jonas & Jamie Ward
Pages: 232-240
DOI: 10.1080/20445911.2013.866119

Other news

Calls for papers

Research topic: Turning the Mind’s Eye Inward: The Interplay between Selective Attention and Working Memory in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

This research topic aims at bringing together the latest insights and findings about the interplay between working memory and selective attention. As such, manuscripts are especially solicited that contribute to an understanding of the interplay between (selective) attention and working memory at a functional level, while this issue may be approached from a broad range of domains (i.e., from behavioural and neuroimaging to (clinical) neuropsychological work). Topic editors: Elger Abrahamse (Ghent University, Belgium), Jean-Philippe van Dijck (Ghent University, Belgium), Steve Majerus (Université de Liège, Belgium) and Wim Fias (Ghent University, Belgium).
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Abstract submission deadline: 1 March 2014
Full article submission deadline: 1 August 2014

Conferences and workshops

The 24th Annual Rotman Research Insitute Conference on Memory
Toronto Ontario, Canada
10-12 March 2014
Rotman Research Institute's primary research focus is memory and the executive (frontal lobe) functions of the brain, both in normal ageing and in the presence of diseases and conditions which affect the brain. The conference will bring together internationally renowned neuroscientists, clinicians and future scientists to address the science of memory. Scientific presentations will highlight research conducted in Canada and around the world and poster sessions will provide an opportunity for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to present their work and interact with leaders in the field.
Registration is now open.

The 21st International Conference On Comparative Cognition
Melbourne, USA
26-29 March 2014
Comparative Cognition Society (CCS) is a scientific society dedicated to gaining a broad scientific understanding of the nature and evolution of cognition in human and nonhuman animals. The conference’s topics include perception, learning, memory, or any other cognitive or representational process in animals. The Society is very pleased that the 2014 Master Lecture will be presented by Professor Tom Zentall (University of Kentucky).
Registration deadline: 1 March 2014

Psycholinguistics in Flanders
Ostend, Belgium
8-9 May 2014
Psycholinguistics in Flanders has established itself as the yearly venue for young psycholinguists (PhD students and postdocs). This year we are proud to have keynote presentations by Kristin Lemhöfer (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Kate Nation (Oxford University). Participants can present and discuss their work by means of an oral presentation or a poster. Other senior researchers who wish to attend are most welcome, but cannot give an oral presentation.
Abstract submission deadline: 23 March 2014

Annual International Conference on Cognitive-Social and Behavioural Science
Mersin, Turkey
14-17 May 2014
We invite you to participate in this year’s icCSBs and share your research findings with colleagues everywhere. This conference is designed to enable any person to share research findings in an international environment and publish full text papers via the peer-reviewed European Journal of Social in Behavioural Sciences and in the to peer-reviewed European Procedia - Social and Behavioural Sciences. Our 2014 conference will consist only of Virtual Poster Presentations. Researchers and academicians will share research results with colleagues throughout the world via our website.

Abstract submission deadline: 1 April 2014

International Conference on Cognitive Science and Psychology
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
15-16 May 2014
The ICCSP 2014 provides the premier interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted in the field of Cognitive Science and Psychology. We invite full-length papers, short papers, posters and abstracts, that address conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Cognitive Science and Psychology.
Paper submission deadline: 10 March 2014

The 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
San Francisco, USA
22-25 May 2014
The APS Convention is the premiere international meeting dedicated solely to psychological science, featuring talks, symposia, and posters presenting the latest research across the field. At the convention you will meet distinguished scientists, learn about the latest research and methods, and network for tomorrow’s collaborations.  
Early registration deadline: 31 March, 2014

The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities
Gaborone, Botswana
4-7 June 2014
ICSH is a summit academic event, with a primary purpose of assembling researchers in the area of social sciences and humanities, who by presentation of their scientific attainments will contribute to the development of the interdisciplinary concept. Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity we welcome submissions in all academic fields. All accepted papers would be published as a special publication with a unique ISBN number and also in a special edition of one of the most Influential international scientific journals in South Europe, The European Scientific Journal.
Full paper submission deadline: 1 May 2014

The 15th The International Multisensory Research Forum
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11-12 June 2014
The International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF) provides a platform for scientists from around the world who are interested in how different senses interact and how their input is integrated to communicate with one another. The IMRF seeks to include scientific input from many different disciplines and species with a variety of perspectives. We are pleased to announce that Prof. dr. Wolf Singer (Ernst Strüngmann Institute, Germany) and Prof. dr. Elia Formisano (Maastricht Brain Imaging Centre, The Netherlands) will be delivering a keynote presentation at the IMRF 2014.
Symposia proposal deadline: 1 April 2014
Talks & Posters submission deadline: 20 April 2014

IACEP European Regional Conference: Cognitive and executive functioning: concepts, measurement and educational implications.
Budapest, Hungary
19-20 June 2014
International Association of Cognitive Education and Psychology he International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology is a society of professionals from throughout the world who are interested in advancing the cognitive education of children, youth, and adults. Symposia, individual papers and posters are invited and they must address some aspect of the field of cognitive development, cognitive or executive functioning, learning, cognitive aspects in education as well as factors associated with learning, assessment, or intervention/training (e.g., dynamic testing/assessment, cognitive intervention and change, (meta)cognition, motivation, self-regulation, etc.). They can include the general population, students with learning difficulties or people with intellectual disabilities or giftedness.
Early Bird registration deadline: 1 March 2014
Abstract submission deadline: 1 May 2014

The 2nd International Workshop “Neuro-Cognitive Mechanisms of Conscious and Unconscious Visual Perception
Delmenhorst, Germany
30 June – 2 July, 2014
Elucidating the cognitive and neural mechanisms of human consciousness remains one of the greatest scientific challenges of the 21st century. We would like to invite you to join us in this endeavour and to participate in the international workshop on the “Neuro-cognitive mechanisms of conscious and unconscious visual perception” on June 30 – July 2, 2014. This workshop will bring together leading researchers from different fields of human consciousness research such as visual masking, attention, subliminal priming and impairments of awareness following brain-damage using different experimental approaches and methodologies (e.g., behavioral, EEG, TMS, neuroimaging, single cell recordings).
Application deadline: 28 February, 2014

The 4th IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School
London, UK
9-11 July 2014
The 4th IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School will take place at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University College London, UK. The summer school is jointly organised and run by the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig and the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University College London. The summer school will offer an unforgettable experience, with inspiring lectures, workshops and a social get-together. In addition, active sessions will be offered to students to acquire/enhance specific skills. All courses will be designed to challenge and inspire the participants.
Application deadline: 31 March 2014

Conference of the Cognitive Science Association for Interdyscyplinary Learning
Hood River Oregon, USA
31 July – August 4 2014
CSAIL is an annual conference focused broadly on research in cognitive science, but is interdisciplinary and encourages submissions from researchers in various fields such as cognitive neuroscience, psychophysics, experimental psychology, animal behaviour, neurophysiology, neuropsychology, comparative psychology, and clinical neuroscience. Abstracts may be submitted by scientists, faculty, post-doctoral researchers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates.
Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2014

European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics
Vienna, Austria
1-3 August 2014
ECCE 2014, the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Association of Cognitive Ergonomics, is the premier conference addressing the interface between cognitive systems and interactive artefacts. It provides an opportunity for both researchers and practitioners to exchange new ideas and practical experiences across all areas of cognitive ergonomics and cognitive engineering. This year’s theme is ‘Cognition in the Wild’. The focus is how, in the course of (systems) design and evaluation, the various contexts involved in cognitive modelling – such as those of domain structures, task competences, and learning capabilities – can be revealed.
Abstract submission deadline: 3 March 2014

The European Summer School  “Visual Nuroscience: from Sparks to Awareness”
Hessia, Germany
10-22 August 2014
The European Summer School exposes young vision researchers—at the late pre-doctoral or early post-doctoral level—to the principal methods and seminal issues of contemporary visual neuroscience. In addition, it seeks to build a basic fluency in the emerging lingua franca of computational neuroscience. The range of topics is broad, literally from spikes to awareness, and the pace correspondingly brisk. The European Summer School is taught by leading researchers in neurobiology, neuropsychology, psychophysics, and theoretical neuroscience. Two thematically related topics are covered each day, with approximately 3 hours allotted to each (including discussion time). An after-dinner discussion provides an opportunity to contrast and compare the day’s lectures. In addition, students pursue computational and theoretical projects (based on Matlab) during the afternoon, to experiment with key concepts and techniques of computational neuroscience.
Application deadline: 1 April 2014

Embodied and Situated Language Processing
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
19-21 August 2014
ESLP aims to bring together researchers working on the interaction of language and visual/motor processing in embodied, situated and language-for-action research traditions. A further goal is to unite converging and complementary evidence from behavioral, neuroscientific, computational, and neuropsychological methods. Keynote lectures will be given by Michael Tanenhaus (University of Rochester) and Jeffrey Zacks (Washington University in St. Louis).
Abstract submission deadline: 1 May 2014

The 37th European Conference on Visual Perception
Belgrade, Serbia
24-28 August 2014
ECVP is an annual meeting devoted to the scientific study of vision, particularly visual perception and multisensory processes related to vision. The goal of the meeting is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of new developments in our understanding of human, animal and machine vision. Empirical, theoretical and applied perspectives are all encouraged. The meeting consists of talk and poster sessions. Submissions are encouraged from scientists at all levels, whether established, early career, post-doctoral or student researchers. Abstracts are peer reviewed and, if accepted for the meeting, published in the journal Perception.
Symposia proposal deadline: 8 March 2014
Abstract submission deadline: 1 April 2014

The 7th European Working Memory Symposium
Edinburgh, Scotland
2-4 September 2014
EWOMS-7 will be mainly focused on Working Memory: Theory and Application and priority for oral presentations will be given to papers on this topic. However, submissions for communications on a different topic (yet still related to Working Memory) are also welcome. Because EWOMS is a satellite of ESCoP (European Society for Cognitive Psychology), priority will be given to ESCoP members who will also benefit from discount registration fees. Due to the limited capacity of the venue, a maximum of 60 people will be able to attend the conference, and only those who have had an abstract accepted (including co-authors). There will be no on-site registration
Abstract submission deadline: 18 April 2014

International Scientific Conferences on Social Sciences and Arts
Albena, Bulgaria
2-7 September 2014
The SGEM International Conferences on Social Sciences and Arts examine the nature of disciplinary and interdisciplinary scientific concepts that arise in the context of ‘real world’ applications. It also interrogates what constitutes ‘Science’ in a Social context, and the connections between Social Sciences and Arts. The focus of the papers ranges from the finely grained and empirical principles to wide-ranging multidisciplinary practices and perspectives on knowledge and method. There will be a section on Cognitive psychology and behavioural science.
Abstract submission deadline: 26 May 2014
Workshop proposal deadline: 10 July 2014

Annual Scientific Meeting of British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience
York, UK
11-12 September 2014
The programme will consist of a number of cross cutting themes (including attention, working memory, sensorimotor function etc) and the presentation of new research methods and techniques. In addition, there will be a lively social programme. You are invited to submit abstracts for poster or oral presentations.
Symposia proposal deadline: 7 March 2014
Abstract submission deadline: 30 May 2014

Job offers

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurial Cognition
Maastricht University, The Netherlands

Maastricht University seeks candidates for a position as Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurial Cognition. A successful candidate must demonstrate a passionate drive to become a leading scholar in the field of entrepreneurship from psychological background. We are particularly interested to receive applications from young researches with a scholarly interest to combine Entrepreneurial Cognition with Entrepreneurial Growth. The position enables you to spend 40% of your time on research. Additional funding for data-collection, conference attendance, and research-assistants is available on a competitive basis. You will spend no more than 50 % of your time on teaching (PhD, MBA and/or MSc) and about 10% of your time on outreach initiatives. You will be appointed on a three-year contract, depending on your performance and the growth of our teaching portfolio, the position might be transformed into a tenured position. Application review starts immediately.
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Reader in Psychology, University of Lincoln, UK

The School of Psychology is enjoying an exciting period of rapid expansion and is seeking to further reinforce its research profile by appointing an outstanding researcher at Reader level. Applications are welcome from all areas of psychology including social, clinical/forensic, developmental, comparative and cognitive psychology as well as neuropsychology, neuroscience and perception. You will have an established record for publishing in highly regarded peer reviewed journals and attracting significant external research funding. Evidence for actual or developing impact of your research would also be an advantage. The role is based within a friendly and thriving school with a rapidly rising reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Application deadline: 16 March 2014.
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Lecturer in Psychology, Liverpool Hope University, UK

We are looking for applicants with a specialist focus on Biological Psychology or Developmental Psychology (cognitive development) to strengthen our research profile and to support teaching in these areas. A PhD in Psychology and a sound research record are essential for the post. The post holder will be expected to teach in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. As the Psychology programmes are accredited by the BPS, eligibility for Graduate Basis of Chartered Membership with the BPS is a prerequisite for the posts. Teaching experience in Research Methods (both quantitative and qualitative) will be supportive for the application. An initial review of applications will take place during week commencing 10th March 2014 and short-listed candidates will be invited for interview as soon as possible thereafter. The application process will remain open, however, until a suitable candidate is found.
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Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Translational Neuroscience 
and Neurorehabilitation

Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Philadelphia USA

Three year NIH-funded fellowships are available at the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI), in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), for research training in cognitive and motor neuroscience and neurorehabilitation. This program is designed specifically to prepare young investigators to adapt emerging theoretical advances to the development of rehabilitation treatments. To that end, we invite applications from (1) individuals with relevant basic science training who wish to learn to apply basic science principles to the study and treatment of neurological deficits and (2) individuals with relevant clinical training who wish to learn cutting-edge neuroscience and neurorehabilitation research methods. Fellows will train with a primary mentor at either MRRI or Penn and will interact with peers and mentors with diverse clinical and experimental backgrounds. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all of the available positions are filled.
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Doctoral programmes

Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship in Attention and Perception
Università degli Studi di Trento, Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences, Italy, Trento

We are looking for at least one young researcher with previous research experience and the potential to develop into a productive and independent scientist. We are particularly interested in outstanding students with a passion for the mind/brain sciences who do not yet have a PhD but who intend to continue in their postgraduate studies at the masters or PhD level. Applicants must have a degree in cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, biology, engineering or related fields.  Previous experience with programming and analyzing behavioral and/or neuroimaging experiments is preferred. Contact: David Melcher (scientific questions) and Kaela Venuto (administrative questions regarding the application process). Application deadline: 10 March 2014.
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