Wednesday 02.10.2019 09:00 — 18:00
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

Symposium on Prediction Error


09:00 Intro: Purposes of the Symposium (Dr. Alessandro Tavano + Prof. Lucia Melloni, PhD)

10:00 Prof.Dr. István Winkler: Does MMN evidence suggest a hierarchy of predictive processes?

10:40 Coffee break

11:20 Florent Meyniel, PhD: Brain dynamics of surprise and its confidence-weighting 

12:00 Prof. Leon Deouell, PhD: Predictions and errors over different time scales and cortical regions

12:40 Lunch break with Snacks

13:40 Prof. Dr. Erich Schröger: Auditory regularity encoding: When stochasticity is not deterministic enough

14:20 Prof. Dr. Manuel Sanchez-Malmierca: Emergence of deviance detection along the auditory neuroaxis and beyond. A neuronal correlate for predictive coding?

15:00 Coffee break

15:40 Dr. Caspar Schwiedrzik: Invariant prediction errors in face processing

16:20 Dr. Martin Vink: Spatial predictability enhances gamma-synchronization in primate visual cortex

17:00 General discussion (Dr. Alessandro Tavano and Prof. Lucia Melloni, PhD)




The number of participants is limited to 20. Please register no later than September 26th by writing an E-Mail to or