Symposium “Neurofeedback and other neurotechnologies in psychiatry"

September 24th, 2018 – Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands

The event will address neurofeedback and other innovative neurotechnologies – deep brain stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation, experience sampling method - in mental health. It will review methodological developments and the state of clinical evaluation and also address the expectations of patients and service providers. The target audience includes mental health clinicians, clinical researchers, healthcare organisations, and patient and carer organisations.

The detailed agenda is attached here

Online registration is required and available here. Places are limited because of constraints of the venue, thus early registration is advisable.

Deadline for registration: 15 September 2018

Deadline for poster abstract submissions: 24 August 2018

Guidelines for poster abstract submissions are here

Newsletter #8

The latest issue of the BRAINTRAIN Newsletter (June 2018) is now available here.

Professor Nikolaus Weiskopf discusses BRAINTRAIN in interview with Swiss MR technology company Skope

Please find the interview here

Seminar on clinical neurofeedback using fMRI

16 May 2018
Seminar by David Linden on "Clinical neurofeedback using fMRI-principles, results and future developments"
Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen,Germany

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24 September 2018, Maastricht, Netherlands:
Symposium on neurofeedback and other innovative neurotechnologies in mental health.
Target audience: Clinicians, clinical researchers, healthcare organisations, patient and carer organisations
More details to follow soon

New job vacancy

Please see below job advert from Oxford University. If you are interested in further details or wish to apply please go here

Part-time Research Assistant in Experimental Psychology

Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a. (pro rata)

Part-time Research Assistant in Experimental Psychology

Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a. (pro rata)

A part-time research assistant position is available for a highly motivated graduate to integrate into a team of researchers investigating the suitability of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)-based neuro-feedback for teaching adolescents to enhance emotion regulation circuits in a real-time setting.
The role of the research assistant will be to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the project including the recruitment and scheduling of participants and the acquisition of behavioural and neuroimaging data, and assisting the laboratory head with health and safety.
This is a part-time position (0.5 FTE), fixed-term for 6 months. Starting date is immediate.
Candidates should have a good first degree in a psychology or neuroscience-related discipline and experience working with children and adolescents would be advantageous. As well as excellent communication and IT skills you should be enthusiastic, well-motivated, and be able to work independently and part of a collaborative research team.
For informal enquiries about the job, please contact Dr K Cohen Kadosh (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 9 May 2018, with interviews being held on the 15 May 2018.


rtFIN 2017, Nara, Japan (Nov 29- Dec 1)

The 3rd International real-time functional imaging and neurofeedback conference has an excellent programme and a broad international attendance:

Several BRAINTRAIN consortium members are presenting talks and posters, and Professor Talma Hendler is giving one of the keynote lectures.  The photo shows BRAINTRAIN members in the traditional Japanese garden of the conference venue.

rtFIN2017 web