The Second Interdisciplinary Seminar on Brain and Cognition, Shiraz, Iran

Document Type : Proceeding


Student Research Committee, School of Pharmacy, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


 Recent advances in brain and cognitive science studies have revolutionized concepts in neural dynamics, regulating mechanisms, coding systems and information processing networks which govern our function and behavior. Hidden aspects of neurological and psychiatric diseases are being understood and hopes for their treatment are emerging. As such, advancing neuroscience knowledge and its innovative applications should be fostered to empower both scientists and practitioners in serving the public by optimizing self-regulatory brain function. To reach the above, a key initiative has been “organizing interdisciplinary seminars on neuroscience” at SUMS. The second Interdisciplinary Seminar on Brain and Cognition (ISBC-2) was held on June 5, 2016 at SUMS. The conference, as the theme suggests, aimed to bring forward the interdisciplinary dialogue between neuroscience, cognitive and also computational approaches in study of Brain and Cognition. This paper is a brief report of the discussed topics in the four panels of ISBC-2, namely cognitive, systems, computational and clinical neuroscience.