Provisional Program

Day 1: Collaborative Meeting Day – Evidence Accumulation in Cognitive Neuroscience (sponsored by NWO)

11:00 Birte Forstmann – Introduction to model-based cognitive neuroscience.
Niek Stevenson
– Introduction to EMC a package for flexibly estimating various cognitive models.
14:00 Dora Matzke
– Introduction to Bayesian principles and Hierarchical models.
14:30 Andrew Heathcote – Introduction to model set-up in EMC and how to modify the model to accomodate experimental conditions.
Mini-talks: We invite all participants to give a short (max 3 min & max 3 slides) talk about their recent work or about research questions to which they would like to apply model-based neuroscience techniques.

Day 2: Workshop Day

10:00 Andrew Heathcote – Bayesian estimation of evidence-accumulation models, focusing on the DDM (introducing variability and posterior inference), the LBA, diagnostics & troubleshooting and Information Criterion model selection methods.
13:30 Steven Miletic – Introduction to model-based fMRI.
16:30 Mini-presentations continued.

Day 3: Workshop Day

10:00  Andrew Heathcote & Niek Stevenson – Continuing Bayesian estimation of race models (including the RDM and LNR) and introduction to model comparison with Bayes Factors.
13:30 Michael Nunez – Introduction to model-based EEG.
16:30  Keynote 1: TBD

Day 4: Workshop Day

10:00  Niek Stevenson – Introduction to PMwG sampling methods and deep-dive into EMC functions.
10:30  Andrew Heathcote – Bayesian model comparison and model inference.
13:30  Keynote 2: Brandon Turner – Methods of joint modelling.
14:30 Niek Stevenson – Tutorial on joint modelling, from behaviour to models of functional data.
16:00  Mini-presentations continued.

Day 5: Collaborative Meeting Day – Reinforcement Learning in Cognitive Neuroscience (sponsored by NWO)

10:00 Keynote 3: TBD
11:30  Panel Discussion – Presenters of the Summer School will engage in a discussion on recent advances, potential limitations, future directions and applications of model-based cognitive neuroscience.
Confirmed Panel members: Andrew Heathcote, Brandon Turner, Michael Nunez, Birte Forstmann.
13:30  Andrew Heathcote & Steven Miletic – Introduction to fitting joint learning and evidence-accumulation models.
15:00  Niek Stevenson – Understanding group level models for advanced model-based approaches.
15:30 Closing remarks.

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