Press registration is now open for the Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual conference, March 14-17, 2020, in Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Boston. Get great story ideas and connect with more than 1,500 neuroscientists, presenting some of the latest research on neurotechnology, memory, language, aging, and learning.
Highlights will include:
- Public keynote address by Michael Tomasello (Duke University and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology): A lecture on the origins of human cooperation. Learn about humans' unique motivations and cognitive skills for sharing emotions, experience, and collaborative goals.
- Award lectures by Nancy Kanwisher (MIT) on functional brain imaging; Marlene Behrmann (Carnegie Mellon) on visual cognition; Samuel Gershman (Harvard) on reinforcement learning and dopamine; and Catherine Hartley (NYU) on learning and decision-making across development.
- Symposia on new methods in non-invasive brain stimulation, the role of poverty in development, explorations in big data, sleep and memory, and more.
- Special session: What Makes Us Human? will highlight the contributions of neuropsychologist Donald T. Stuss across the spectrum of clinical and cognitive neuroscience. Featuring: Gary Turner (York University), Lesley Fellows (McGill University), Antonino Vallesi (Università degli Studi di Padova), and Shayna Rosenbaum (York University).
- More than 1,000 posters and 50 talks covering the latest neuroscience research on attention, creativity, decision-making, language, music, and more.
Registered members of the press will have complimentary access to scientific talks, posters, and receptions. Session descriptions are now online; the full program and schedule will be available by February.
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To qualify as a member of the press, please be prepared to provide press credentials in the form of one of the following: a business card from a news media outlet, a membership card for a journalistic professional society (e.g. NASW), letter from an editor of a news media outlet to show that you are on assignment, or recent clips related to cognitive neuroscience. Full credential policy.