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Tue Feb 3 2004

Confs: Cognitive Science/Psycholing/Davos, Switzerland

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  1. g.buoiano, The Winter Workshop - Mt. Sinai Conference on Cognition in Schizophrenia

Message 1: The Winter Workshop - Mt. Sinai Conference on Cognition in Schizophrenia

Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 18:05:26 -0500 (EST)
From: g.buoiano <>
Subject: The Winter Workshop - Mt. Sinai Conference on Cognition in Schizophrenia

The Winter Workshop - Mt. Sinai Conference on Cognition in

Date: 07-Feb-2004 - 07-Feb-2004
Location: Davos, Switzerland
Contact: Philip Harvey
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: Psycholinguistics, Neurolinguistics, Cognitive

Meeting Description:

The Winter Workshop-Mt. Sinai Conference on Cognition in Schizophrenia
is an official satellite meeting at the Schizophrenia Winter
Workshop. Neurocognition, language and psychoses are among the treated

Oral Presentations for Friday February 7, 2004

Morning Session Chaired by Philip D. Harvey

Factors Influencing Risk for Schizophrenia

9:00-9:15 GK Murray Neurocognitive pathways from infancy to adulthood
9:15-9:30 A David Importance of premorbid IQ and the risk and course
of schizophrenia
9:30-9:45 L Krabbendam Psychosis proneness and neurocognition in the
healthy population

Longitudinal Course of Schizophrenia

9:45-10:00 PD Harvey Course of Formal Thought Disorder in older
10:00-10:15 B Fagerlund Comparative profiles of cognitive impairment
in early onset and adult onset schizophrenia
10:15-10:30 Z Kupper Longitudinal patterns in psychosis are associated
with cognition and outcome
10:30-10:45 LC Parker Temporal Consistency of semantic organization

Correlations of Cognitive Impairments to other aspects of the illness

10:45-11:00 D Koren Meta-cognition as a bridge between basic cognition
and real-world performance
11:00-11:15 A Patel Costs associated with cognitive deficits in
11:15-11:30 T Kircher Self-monitoring deficits in schizophrenia
11:30-11:45 R Morris Real world planning impairments and symptom
syndromes in schizophrenia
11:45-12:00 P Viksman Insight changes and relationships with cognitive
and metacognitive performance

Lunch and Posters
Afternoon Session Chaired by Tonmoy Sharma

Imaging and Electrophysiology

1:30-1:45 T Baldeweg Mismatch negativity deficits and cognition in
1:45-2:00 T Woodward Extent and Lateralization of linguistic
processing in schizophrenia
2:00-2:15 T Cairo fMRI study of a variable load working memory task

New Approaches to Assessment
2:15-2:30 D Marjoram Mind reading cartoons: A pictorial study of
theory of mind
2:30-2:45 T Russell Would I lie to you? Lie detection in schizophrenia
2:45-3:00 M Menon Directed forgetting in schizophrenia
3:00-3:15 S Rossell Semantic disorganization assessed with a new word
definition test
3:15-3:30 C Boundy Affective semantic priming in schizophrenia
3:30-3:45 RSE Keefe The brief assessment of cognition in schizophrenia
3:45-4:00 L Voruganti Subjective and objective aspects of cognitive

Treatment of Cognitive Impairment

4:00-4:15 BR Rund Cognitive remediation in first episode psychosis:
one year outcome
4:15-4:30 S Spence Modafinil and prefrontal cortical functioning in
4:30-4:45 G Gharabawi Treatment of cognitive impairments with long
acting atypical antipsychotics

Closing Comments
PD Harvey

S Anselmetti Source monitoring deficits in schizophrenia: Signal
detection analysis
R Cavallaro Source monitoring deficits in schizophrenia: Treatment
G Buoiano Who did what to whom? Theta roles and syntax processing
G Aubin Daily living functions and cognitive deficits
J Barnett Cognitive fluctuation in schizophrenia is associated with
higher functioning
V Cheung Impairment temporal inhibition of irrelevant processing
S Chouinard Rivastigmine effects on procedural memory and attention
E Jedenius Treatment of cognitive impairment with galantamine
E Bacon The effects of repetition and difficulty on memory and
BR Rund Duration of untreated psychosis and cognitive performance at
AD Stanford Age and theory of mind in healthy subjects
S Weinstein Extent and lateralization of linguistic processing in
A Szaniawaska-Barnticka MMSE in chronic schizophrenia: Six-year
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