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Symposium on Biology of Decision Making (SBDM) 2016

Submitted by admin on Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:29

Dear colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to announce the Sixth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making (SBDM) which will take place in Paris on May 25-27th 2016.

Online registration will be soon open at
The deadline for poster submission is: April 30th 2016. The deadline for registration is: May 15th 2016. Registration fees (150 euros) include lunches, coffee breaks and social event.

Please circulate widely and encourage your colleagues and team members to attend.

Best regards

The SBDM organizing committee

May 25-27, 2016, Paris, France
Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière, Hôpital La Pitié Salpêtrière, Paris, France.
& Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.
& Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

The Sixth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making will take place on May 25-27, 2016 at the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Epinière, Paris, France, with a satellite day at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France. The objective of this three day symposium is to gather people from different research fields with different approaches (economics, ethology, psychiatry, neural and computational approaches) to decision-making. The symposium will be a single-track, will last for 3 days and will include 6 sessions:
(#1) Confidence and decision-making;
(#2) Emotion and decision-making;
(#3) Dynamics of decision-making;
(#4) Cost of decision-making;
(#5) Learning and decision-making;
(#6) Decision-making across species.

Michael Chee (Duke-NUS Medical School, USA)
Anastasia Christakou (University of Reading, UK)
Anne Churchland (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA)
Stanislas Dehaene (Collège de France - INSERM - CEA, France)
Adele Diederich (Jacobs University, Germany)
Tobias H. Donner (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Shelly Flagel (University of Michigan, USA)
Steve Fleming (University College London, UK)
Cendri Hutcherson (University of Toronto, Canada)
Mehdi Khamassi (CNRS - Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
Pascal Mamassian (Ecole Normale Supérieure - CNRS, France)
Mathias Pessiglione (INSERM - ICM, France)
Jonathan Pillow (Princeton University, USA)
Timothy J. Pleskac (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Robb Rutledge (University College London, UK)
Carmen Sandi (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Daniela Schiller (Mount Sinaï University, USA)
Amitai Shenhav (Princeton University, USA)
Hiromu Tanimoto (Tohoku University, Japan)
Xiao-Jing Wang (New-York University, USA)
Angela J. Yu (University of California San Diego, USA)
Alexandre Zenon (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)

April 30, 2016 Deadline for Poster Submission
May 7, 2016 Notification of Poster Acceptance
May 15, 2016 Deadline for Registration
May 25-27, 2016 Symposium Venue

Thomas Boraud (CNRS - IMN, Bordeaux, France)
Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde (La Sorbonne, Paris, France)
Kenji Doya (OIST, Okinawa, Japan)
Mehdi Khamassi (CNRS - UPMC, Paris, France)
Etienne Koechlin (CNRS - ENS, Paris, France)
Mathias Pessiglione (ICM - INSERM, Paris, France)

Website, registration, poster submission and detailed program:
Contact: sbdm2016 [ at ] / sbdm2016-registration [ at ]