Events at LSP

The Laboratoire des Systèmes Perceptifs organizes regular seminars with guests from laboratories around the world. Check the latest external seminar from the menu on the left.

We also organise informal meetings, mostly directed to the people from our laboratory. If you are interested in being informed about our internal journal club, please contact Dorothée Arzounian dorothee.arzounian (at)

January 24th, 2017, 11:15am
Salle 235A at ENS 29 rue d'Ulm (level 2)
Brice Bathellier 
Uni- and multisensory processing of looming and receding stimuli in mouse auditory and visual cortex

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Salle 235A at ENS 29 rue d'Ulm (level 2)
September 7th 20164-5pm 
LSP common room
Sam Norman-Haignere (MIT, USA)
Exploring the functional organization and computational properties of human auditory cortex

September 7th 20162-3pm 
Salle Langevin
Andy Oxenham (Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA)
New studies in pitch perception

September 7th 2016, 10am-12am
Salle Langevin
Andy Oxenham (Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA)
Crash course on pitch perception

March 20th 2015, 11am
DEC Seminar room
Chris Plack (University of Manchester)
Hidden Hearing Loss due to Noise Exposure and Ageing

July 1st 2016, 11am
Salle Jaures at ENS 29 rue d'Ulm
Claudia Lunghi (University of Pisa, Italy)
Ocular Dominance plasticity revealed by Short-term Monocular Deprivation in Adult Humans

June 8th 2016, 11am
Salle Langevin
Nima Mesgarani (Columbia University, NY)
Reverse-engineering the cortical processing of speech

June 3th 2016, 15h-16h
Salle Langevin
Christof Schreiner (UCSF)
Cortical Signal-in-Noise Processing: From Neuron to Behavior

May 3rd 2016, 11:30am
Prestige 1
Nicola Clayton (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge)
Ways of Thinking: From Crows To Children And Back Again

April 14th 2016, 11am
DEC seminar room
Manuel Vidal (Aix-Marseille)
When did I hear that flash? Timing audiovisual events: from perception to (re)action

March 31st 2016, 2pm
Room 236
Robert Jacobs (University of Rochester, USA)
From Sensation to Conception: Theoretical Perspectives on Multisensory Perception and Cross-Modal Transfer

March 24th 2016, 11am
DEC seminar room
Laurent Demany
Auditory saliency

March 16th 2016, 11am
Room 236
David Alais (University of Sydney, Australia)
Serial dependencies in rapid stimulus sequences: Evidence for attractive and repulsive adaptation over brief time-scales in multiple sensory modalities

SENS Workshop, December 14th-15th 2015

December 14th (Monday)

Session 1.1    Human vision (salle Jaurès)

13:00-13:30   David Burr
13:30-14:00   Josh Solomon
14:00-14:30   Michael Herzog
14:30-15:00   Michele Rucci

Session 1.2    Animal cognition (salle Jaurès)

15:30-16:00   Aurore Avarguès-Weber
16:00-16:30   Gerhard von der Emde
16:30-17:00   Cindy Moss

December 15th (Tuesday)

10:00-12:00    Round table on ‘Predictive coding’ (salle 235B)

Session 2.1    Audition (salle Jaurès)

12:30-13:00    Chris Sumner
13:00-13:30    Andrew King
13:30-14:00    Johanna Rimmele
14:00-14:30    Ian Winter

Session 2.2    Vision (salle Jaurès)

15:00-15:30    Dennis Levi
15:30-16:00    Jenny Read
16:00-16:30    Matteo Carandini
16:30-17:00    Simon Laughlin