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Rome, Perugia:
September 12-15, 2006


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Wednesday 13, 2006 - Rome

Room 3

09.00  10.20  Symposium    Spatial working memory in different senses 
Convenor: Hubert Zimmer

09.00  09.20 Haptic spatial orientation processing and working memory
  Albert Postma, Sander Zuidhoek, Astrid M. L. Kappers, Matthijs L. Noordzij
  Psychological Laboratory, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

09.20  09.40 On the Influence of Audio-Visual Interactions on Working Memory Performance: A study with Non-Semantic Stimuli
  Valerio Santangelo, Serena Mastroberardino, Fabiano Botta, Francesco S. Marucci, Marta Olivetti Belardinelli
  Department of Psychology, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy

09.40  10.00 A functional ontology for working memory for sign and speech
  Mary Rudner , Jerker Rönnberg        
  The Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

10.00  10.20 Active processing in visual and visuospatial working memory
  Boris Suchan         
  Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neuropsychology, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany

10.20  11.00  Coffee Break     

11.00  11.20 ERP correlates of working memory for sound and picture locations
  Günther Lehnert, Hubert D. Zimmer        
  Brain & Cognition Unit, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

11.20  11.40 Functional dissociation in working memory maintenance of voice identity and location
  Pia Rämä         
  University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

11.40  12.00 Interactive Sonification for blind people exploration of Geo-referenced Data: Comparison between a keyboard-exploration and a haptic-exploration interfaces
  Franco Delogu, Marta Olivetti Belardinelli, Massimiliano Palmiero, Emanuele Pasqualotto, Haixia Zhao, Catherine Plaisant, Stefano Federici
  University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

Room 4

09.00  10.20  Session    Visuospatial Working memory 
Chair: David Pearson

09.00  09.20 The role of stimulus' instability in the reproduction of visuospatial pattern
  M. D. Giraudo, B. Berberian        
  Facultè des Sciences du Sport, Universitè de la Mèditerranèe, Marseille, France

09.20  09.40 Forgetting rate of topographical memory in a virtual environment
  Luca Latini Corazzini, Patrick Peruch, Giuliano Geminiani, Catherine Thinus-Blanc      
  Department of Psychology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy

09.40  10.00 Cross language learning disabilities and verbal versus spatial memory
  John Everatt, Sharman Jeffries, Gad Elbeheri, Ian Smythe, Kazuvire Veii
  Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

10.00  10.20 Location-based selection for storage in visuo-spatial working memory
  Antonino Raffone, Jose L. Herrero, Andrey Nikolaev, Ros Crawley, Cees van Leeuwen
  Department of Psychology, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

10.20  11.00  Coffee Break     

11.00  13.00  Session    Geographical Information Systems 
Chair: Geoffrey Edwards

11.00  11.20 Cognitive maps of Lisbon: how new SIG based codification methods can make a difference
  José Palma-Oliveira, Paulo Pires        
  FPCE, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

11.20  11.40 Towards a decisional system for the seismic risk management
  Nadia Abdat, Alimazighi Zaia        
  USTHB, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Alger, Algeria

11.40  12.00 Geographic Event Conceptualization
  Alexander Klippel, Mike Worboys, Matt Duckham       
  Geomatics Department, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Aula Magna

12.20  13.20  Keynote     

   We see the world the way we do because of how our brain activity moves
  Cees Van Leeuwen         
  Laboratory for Perceptual Dynamics, BSI RIKEN, Saitama, Japan

13.20  14.20  Lunch & Poster Session (Even numbers)     

Room 3

14.40  17.40  Symposium    Finding your way in the world – on the neurocognitive basis of spatial memory and orientation in humans 
Convenor: Albert Postma

14.40  15.00 Finding your way in the world – on the neurocognitive basis of spatial memory and orientation in humans
  Albert Postma         
  Psychological Laboratory, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

15.00  15.20 Evolution of spatial cognition: mechanisms and tasks
  Hanspeter A. Mallot, Kai  Basten, Alexander  Schnee       
  Department of Zoology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany

15.20  15.40 The perception of categorical and coordinate spatial changes in children.
  Jessie Bullens, Albert Postma, Roy P. C. Kessels       
  Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

15.40  16.00 How does the human brain deal with spatial information?
  Kinga Iglói, Mohamed Zaoui, Alain Berthoz, Laure Rondi-Reig
  LPPA, UMR CNRS 7152, Collège de France, Paris, France

16.00  16.40  Coffee Break     

16.40  17.00 What happens when the brain fails - neuropsychological studies on spatial memory.
  Cecilia Guariglia, Laura Piccardi, Giuseppe Iaria, Chiara Incoccia, Daniele Nico
  Department of Psychology, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

17.00  17.20 Navigation in the absence of vision: How to find one's way in a 3D audio virtual environment?
  Alan Blum, Michel Denis, Brian Katz       
  LIMSI-CNRS, Groupe Perception Situèe, Orsay, France

17.20  17.40 Individual variation in humans in spatial ability: differences between men and women
  Maartje de Goede, Albert Postma, Roy P. C. Kessels, Hans P.F. Koppeschaar      
  Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Room 4

14.40  16.00  Session    Individual differences in performing spatial tasks  
Chair: Joan N. Vickers

14.40  15.00 Vision-for-perception and vision-for-action in typical development, autism, and Parkinson's disease
  Lorena Giovannini, Alessia Granà, Alessandra Jacomuzzi, Roberta Marando, Carlo Semenza, Luca Surian, Nicola Bruno
  Psychology Department, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

15.00  15.20 The development of body, environment, and object-based frames of reference in spatial memory in normal and atypical populations
  Marko Nardini, Janette Atkinson, Oliver Braddick, Neil Burgess
  Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

15.20  15.40 Object and Spatial Imagery: Distinctions between Members of Different Professions
  Olessia Blajenkova, Maria Kozhevnikov, Michael A. Motes       
  Rutgers University, Newark, USA

15.40  16.00 Spaces of Self in Psychotic Drawings
  Maurizio Peciccia         
  University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

16.00  16.40  Coffee Break     

16.40  18.00  Session    Sensory appreciation of perceptual spaces 
Chair: He Zijiang

16.40  17.00 Chicks’ use of geometrical and nongeometrical information in environments of different sizes
  Cinzia Chiandetti, Giorgio Vallortigara        
  Department of Psychology and B.R.A.I.N., Centre for Neuroscience, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy

17.00  17.20 Elucidating the ground-based mechanisms underlying space perception in the intermediate distance range
  Teng Leng Ooi, Zijiang J. He        
  Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA, USA

17.20  17.40 Relationship among personal space, body image, postural balance regulation and proprioceptive integration areas
  Vezio Ruggieri, Marina Thellung, Anna Tocci       
  University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy

17.40  18.00 Body Organization and Spatial Representation
  Jader Tolja, Clara Cardia        
  Centro Studi Pensare col Corpo, Milan, Italy

18.00  18.15  Bus departure to Valmontone

  Possibility to have shopping to the Valmontone Outlet
  Achaeological Museum Visit
  Visit to the frescos of the Doria Pamphili Palace
  Gala dinner to the Doria Pamphili Palace

N.D.  Bus departure to Valmontone

Made: September 2006