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21.06.2018

The first retreat of the University of Haifa Neuroimaging Forum was held on Sunday, June 10, 18 at Beit Daniel in Zichron Yaakov. The day was organized by Dr. Aviva Berkowitz-Ohana of the Department of Counseling and Human Development and the Department of Learning, Instruction and Teacher education and Dr. Tali Bitan of the Department of Psychology, in cooperation with the Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities, The Research Authority, Graduate Studies Authority, and the President's Office. Prof. Gustavo Mesch, Rector of the University, Prof. Ido Yitzhaki, Vice President and Dean of Research and Prof. Lily Orland-Barak, Dean of Advanced Studies, attended the event alongside more than 50 researchers and graduate students in the field of brain imaging. The participants attended a fascinating interdisciplinary panel initiated by Prof. Gad Barzilai, Vice Rector of the University of Haifa, under the name: "A Place for Dialogue on Consciousness: Brain Research, Cognition and Philosophy", with panelists Prof. Shimon Marom, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Technion, Prof. Haim Sompolinsky, Head of the Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation at the Hebrew University, Prof. Meir Hemo of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Haifa and Dr. Yochai Ataria of the Department of Psychology at Tel-Hai College.


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