Visual mismatch negativity

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015
SKH Z005


Istvan Czigler and Gabor Stefanics


Visual mismatch negativity (vMMN), a counterpart of the well-known auditory mismatch negativity (MMN) event-related potential is a relatively new research tool in cognitive neuroscience. Nevertheless, over the last decade vMMN has gained momentum and now the search term ’visual mismatch negativity’ yields more than 100 items in Web of Science. Visual MMN allows studying automatic, putatively predictive brain processes related to information conveyed in the visual modality. The aim of this workshop is to overview the theoretical and methodological issues of the field in panel discussions, and to provide a platform to present new data in short talks. Everyone interested is welcome to attend.

Thematic discussions:

  • Methods in visual mismatch negativity (vMMN), vMMN-related topics
    Moderator: István Czigler
  • The function of vMMN
    Moderators: Gábor Stefanics, Motohiro Kimura
  • Emotion and other high-level vMMNs
    Moderators: Piia Astikainen, Marie Gomot
  • Clinical applications of vMMN
    Moderators: Kairi Kreegipuu, Jan Kremlaček