The workshop was succesfully held with 12 talks, 40 posters and more than 200 participants. Thank you very much.


Workshop Survey

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[Tell me about yourself]

  1. What is your research position?
  2. What is your main involvement with the conference?
  3. Please choose the best response that describes you.
  4. Which relevant meetings have you attended in the past? Please select all that apply.
    ASSC13 (Berlin)
    ASSC12 (Taipei)
    Other past ASSC meetings
    NIPS workshop 2008 (Motivation and Social Neuroscience)
    NIPS workshop 2007 (Attention and Decision)

[About the workshop in general]

  1. How did you know about the workshop?
  2. Was the date of the workshop appropriate for you? If not, indicate your suggested seasons or dates.

  3. Was the duration of the workshop (one and half days) appropriate for you? If not, indicate your suggestion.

[About the venue]

  1. Was it easy to find out and get to the venue?
  2. Do you think that the size of the room for talks is approriate?
  3. Were you able to hear the talks clearly?
  4. Were you able to hear the questions during the talks clearly?

[About the poster session]

  1. Overall how would you rate the quality of the posters you saw?
  2. Do you think that the number of posters is approriate?
  3. Do you think that the size of the room for posters is approriate?
  4. Do you have any suggestions on how to improve the quality and presentation of the posters in future meetings?

[About the banquet]

  1. How would you rate the quality of foods and drinks?
  2. Do you think that the banquet fee is approriate?
  3. Do you have any comments or suggestions for next year's banquet?

[About talks]

  1. Overall how would you rate the quality of the talks you heard?
  2. How would you rate the overall quality and relevance of each talk you attended?
    1. Christof Koch "On the Relationship between the Consciousness and Attention"
    2. Melanie Wilke "Thalamo-cortical interactions underlying spatial awareness and decision making"
    3. Olivia Carter "How do neurotransmitters help decide what we see?"
    4. Ryota Kanai "Neurostructural correlates of individual difference in the switch rate of perceptual rivalry"
    5. Takamitsu Yamamoto "Cerebrospinal stimulations therapy for the treatment of vegetative state and minimally conscious state"
    6. Ralph Adolphs "The Amygdala's Role in Consciousness of Emotions"
    7. Naotsugu Tsuchiya "Neuronal activity in area MT during perceptual stabilization of ambiguous structure-from-motion"
    8. Shin'ya Nishida "Psychophysical approach to the measurement of perceptual latency"
    9. Hakwan Lau "The dynamic threshold hypothesis for sensory awareness"
    10. Masatoshi Yoshida "What-it-is-like of monkey with blindsight"
    11. John-Dylan Haynes "Decoding consciousness"
    12. Ned Block "Three Theories of Consciousness"
  3. Do you have any suggestions on how to improve the quality and presentation of the talks?

[For Future Meetings]

In the next year's workshop (NIPS workship 2010), the theme is going to be about embodiment, mirror neruon and self-other, co-organized by Akira Murata (Kinki Univ) and Masatoshi Yoshida (NIPS).

  1. Do you have any suggestions for future speakers?
  2. Do you recommend any changes in the format of the conference. For instance, the length of conference, days of the week in which it is held, length and timing of sessions, and so on?

[Comments/questions]

  1. Do you have any other final thoughts or suggestions?

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