Outline of the scientific programme


MONDAY 13.05.2019

16:00 – 18:00 Registration

18:00 – 22:00 Opening ceremony


TUESDAY 14.05.2019

09:00 – 10:00 Rafal Rygula (Krakow) Pessimism as cognitive biomarker of depression in an animal model

10:00 – 10:30 Karolina Noworyta Sokolowska (Krakow) Using rodents to model abnormal sensitivity to feedback in depression

10:30 – 11:00 Junior researcher talks

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break and poster session

11:30 – 12:30 Janna Vrijsen (Nijmegen) Memory bias modification for depression

12:30 – 13:00 Junior researcher talks

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:30 Susannah Murphy (Oxford) Using experimental models of affective bias to optimise the treatment of depression

15:30 – 16:00 Junior researcher talks

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break and poster session

16:30 – 17:30 Reinout Viers (Amsterdam) On the use of cognitive bias modification in the treatment of alcohol use disorders

17:30 – 18:30 Junior researcher talks

19:00 – Open Dinner


WEDNESDAY 15.04.2019

07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 18:00 Full day of Krakow sightseeing tour and boat trip on the Vistula river to Tyniec monastery

19:00Open Dinner


THURSDAY 16.05.2019

09:00 – 10:00 Emma Robinson (Bristol) Could modulation of affective biases explain the efficacy of ketamine and other rapid onset antidepressants in major depressive disorder?

10:00 – 11:00 Junior researcher talks

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break and poster session

11:30 – 12:30 Lubor Kostal (Bratislava) Studying affect induced judgement bias in birds

12:30 – 13:00 Junior researcher talks

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 15:30 Catharine Winstanley (Vancouver) Of rats and men: rodent models of cognitive biases in decision making under uncertainty

15:30 – 16:00 Junior researcher talks

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break and poster session

16:30 – 17:30 Zofia Prokop (Krakow) Deluded ape. Evolutionary perspective on human cognitive biases, suffering, and wellbeing

17:30 – 18:30 Emily Bethell (Liverpool) Studying cognitive bias in non-human primates: emerging trends and future direction

19:00Open Dinner


FRIDAY 17.05.2019

07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – 12:00 Departure