European Workshop on Imagery and Cognition 2021 conference programme

Special Meeting, 22-23 September 2021: Programme of Presentations

Day 1: Wednesday 22 September, 12-16:30pm BST (UTC+1)

12:00 – 12:15
Welcome and Opening Remarks

12:15 – 13:30
Oral Presentations Session 1

  • William Dupont - Imagining and Reading Actions Share Motor Representations
  • Paul Worthington - The Resurrection of Imagery and Dual-Coding Theory as a Major Player in Cognition and Reading
  • Quentin Marre - Embodied and Situated Mental Imagery for the Memorization of Concrete and Abstract Words
  • Belgin Deryalar - Memory for Pictures vs. Words and Individual Differences in Imagery and Verbal Processing

13:30 – 14:00
30 minute break and further opportunity to read posters online

14:00 – 15:00
Poster Session 1 (rapid presentations + Q&A)

  • Silvia Canino - Prospective Memory: Exploring the Role of Individual Differences in Object and Spatial Imagery
  • Alessandro Santirocchi - The Effects of Brain Concussions on Cognitive Abilities in Combat and Contact Sports
  • Beatrice Cianfanelli - Emotional Valence and Working Memory Performance: Effect of Concurrent Interference in a Spatial Object-Location Task
  • Lilian LeVinh - Influence of Position on Spatial Representation in Working Memory

15:00 – 15:15
15 minute break

15:15 – 16:15
Keynote Presentation: Robert Logie - Integrated Cognition from Multiple Components: The Case of Visual Working Memory

16:15 – 16:30
Final Remarks and Close

Day 2: Thursday 23 September, 12-16:30pm BST (UTC+1)

12:00 – 12:15
Welcome and Opening Remarks

12:15 – 13:30
Oral Presentations Session 2

  • David Hallford - Changing the Future: Findings From Two Randomized Controlled Trials of Future Specificity Training (FeST) in Community Samples and Major Depression Studies
  • Julie Ji - Mental Imagery - Based Episodic Simulation Amplifies Motivation and Behavioural Engagement in Planned Reward Activities
  • Lukas Bögge - Control the Heart, Control the Mind: Biofeedback Training in Virtual Reality Improves Memory and Attention
  • Emily McKendrick - Examining the Effectiveness of Eye-Movements for Measuring Effortless Attention While Viewing Photographs of Fascinating Environments

13:30 – 14:00
30 minute break and further opportunity to read posters online

14:00 – 15:00
Poster Session 2 (rapid presentations + Q&A)

  • Christodoula Gavriil -Teleporting Impairs Scene Recognition in Virtual Environments
  • Christos Michaelides - Developmental Changes in Constructing and Updating Spatial Representations
  • Luca Pallano - The Role of Place Attachment and Spatial Anxiety in Navigational Knowledge
  • Veronica Muffato - Finding the Shortest Route in a Familiar Environment: a Comparison Between Describing and Walking a Path, and the Role of Individual Visuospatial Factors
  • Stephanie Pantelides - Integration of Visuospatial Information Across Distinct Experiences

15:00 – 15:15
15 minute break

15:15 – 16:15
Keynote Presentation: Michel Denis - From Mental Imagery to Spatial Thinking

16:15 – 16:30
Final Remarks and Close