Upcoming courses

In the Fall Semester 2017, we will have a new course of the Swiss Graduate School for Cognition, Learning, and Memory (SGS-CLM). This course is titled ‘Monitoring and Cognitive Control of Learning and Memory'. This course consists of two course blocks. Block 1 takes place on September 21 – September 22; block 2 takes place on December 21 – December 22. We invited Dr. Stephen Fleming (University College London) and Prof. Dr. John Dunlosky (Kent State University, USA) for the course block in September. For the course block in December, we invited Prof. Dr. Janet Metcalfe and Dr. Stephanie Cosentino, who are both from Columbia University, New York.

Course schedule:

Thursday September 21:

  • Keynote Dr. Stephen Fleming, University College London, UK: The structure of human metacognition: Insights from behavior and neuroimaging.
  • Keynote Prof. Dr. John Dunlosky, Kent State University, USA: How Important is Accurate Monitoring for Effective Control?  Overview of Outcomes, Methods, and Issues Relevant to the Control of Learning
  • Round table student presentations

Friday September 22:

  • Round table student presentations
  • Interactive discussion session

 

Thursday December 21:

  • Keynote Prof. Dr. Janet Metcalfe, Columbia University New York, USA: Metacognition and curiosity.
  • Keynote Dr. Stephanie Cosentino, Columbia University New York, USA: Metacognition in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Round table student presentations

Friday December 22:

  • Round table student presentations
  • Interactive discussion session

Participants need to prepare themselves for the lectures by reading pre-selected articles, they are expected to discuss their research in a round table presentation, and they are expected to actively contribute to the discussions. If you are interested in this fall course please register yourself in KSL before August 31, 2017. For further questions, contact Mariette van Loon by email.