About

Mind and Matter 2024: Concepts and Confluence is organised by the Mind and Matter profiling action of the University of Helsinki. The conference will be held at the University of Helsinki Banquet Rooms (Unioninkatu 33) on 11–12 June 2024.
Keynote speakers

Tuesday 11 June

  • Associate Professor Tatsuya Daikoku (University of Tokyo) 
  • Director of Neuroscience Center Satu Palva (HiLIFE, University of Helsinki) 

Wednesday 12 June

  • Associate Professor Jonathan Shock (University of Cape Town) 
Sessions

Tuesday 11 June

Session 1: Statistical Language Learning: Questions and Mechanisms

  • Host: Professor Riikka Möttönen
  • Presentations: Riikka Möttönen, Soila Kuuluvainen, Aliva Sholihat, Alex Shapero, Emili Segulja, Evgenia Karantinou, Adriano Pomarè   

Session 2: Philosophical Reflections 1

  • Host: University Researcher Alexander Carruth 
  • Presentations: Alexander Carruth, Paavo Pylkkänen, Kristjan Loorits, Santtu Heikkinen 

Poster session

 

Wednesday 12 June

Session 3: Philosophical Reflections 2 

  • Host: Professor Valtteri Arstila
  • Presentations: Valtteri Arstila, Pii Telakivi, Heidi Haanila 

Session 4: High Performance Cognition 

  • Host: Associate professor Benjamin Cowley
  • Presentations: Benjamin Cowley, Natalia Postnova, Lauri Ahonen, Andrei Rodionov, Guang Rong, Evgenii Rudakov

Session 5: Sleep and Affective Processing 

  • Host: Professor Anu-Katriina Pesonen 
  • Presentations: Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Risto Halonen, Emil Hein