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Dr Ian Krajbich Visit to neuroCICS

  • May 2018
  • by Alejandra Figueroa
On May 30 of this year, neuroCICS received the visit of Dr. Ian Krajbich, researcher in Neuroeconomics from the University of Ohio, USA, an activity that was managed by the Center for Experimental Social Sciences (CESS) of the University of Santiago de Chile and the University of Oxford (Nuffield College).
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The first extended #neuroCICS laboratory meeting with our collaborators from the Clínica Alemana

  • May 2018
  • by Alejandra Figueroa
On Monday, May 14th 2018, we held the first extended #neuroCICS laboratory meeting with our collaborators from the Clínica Alemana de Santiago. In this first meeting, the researcher and director of our division, Pablo Billeke B., presented our Social Negotiation research line.
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Soccer: Passion and social dilemma

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, El Mercurio published the research led by Dr. Francisco Zamorano Mendieta studying soccer fans on functional MRI scan (fMRI). One of the objectives of this ongoing study is to investigate the correlates of the fans' emotions when they see their team win or lose, and see how this can influence the decisions they make in social contexts.
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Eight posters accepted for the OHBM Annual Congress in Singapore 2018

Between June 17 and 21, 2018, the Annual Congress of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) will be held in Singapore, where eight posters from our neuroCICS team were accepted...
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ECTRIMS Annual Congress in Paris 2017

In October 2017, researcher Alejandra Figueroa Vargas presented an ePoster on Working Memory in Multiple Sclerosis at the Annual Congress of ECTRIMS (European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis), held from 25 to 28 October in Paris, France.
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Children with ADHD use compensatory strategies to solve inhibition control task

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have serious problems to control behavioral inhibition, also known as interference control. The functional brain activity that underlies this cognitive process, however, remains contested. Zamorano et al. (2017) performed a functional neuroimaging study with boys with and without ADHD to address this question using the multi source interference task (MSIT).
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Workshop TMS-EEG with neuronavegation

During December 5th and 6th, the specialized training for the operation of the TMS-EGG machine, recently awarded in the FONDEQUIP competition, was carried out at the Social Complexity Research Center (CICS) and its division of neuroscience studies. With this acquisition, UDD becomes the only university in the country to have a TMS-EGG for research.
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