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Harnessing Neuroplasticity for Behavior Change
Bethesda, Maryland
September 23-24, 2013

September 23 (Monday)
8:15 a.m. REGISTRATION CHECK-IN
8:30 a.m.

CHARGE TO THE PARTICIPANTS

Minda Lynch
Jonathan W. King

8:45 a.m. WELCOME REMARKS
NIH COMMON FUND SOBC PROGRAM

Patricia Grady
Richard Hodes
Richard Suzman

9:00 a.m.

PERSPECTIVE PRESENTATION
What I gained by incorporating neurobiological concepts and measures into ongoing research on behavior change: An idiographic account

Warren Bickel
9:30 a.m. PANEL 1 RESEARCH TALKS
Races, rewards, and behavior change How motivation shapes memory: When is a carrot not a carrot?

David Zald
R. Alison Adcock

10:10 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. PERSPECTIVE PRESENTATION
The utility of brain biomarkers for predicting and understanding behavior: Concepts, cautions, and new directions
Tor D. Wager
10:50 a.m. GROUP DISCUSSION Lisbeth Nielsen
11:30 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 p.m. PANEL 2 RESEARCH TALKS
Neurobiological correlates of craving and addiction relapse: Treatment targets and moderators
Neurobiological predictors in interventions for behavior change
Rajita Sinha

Diana Martinez

1:40 p.m. PERSPECTIVE PRESENTATION
Designs and methods for studying mediating and and moderating neurobiological variables in behavior change outcome studies
David P. MacKinnon
2:00 p.m. GROUP DISCUSSION
2:40 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. PANEL 3 RESEARCH TALKS
Training induced changes in inhibitory control network activity
What do neurobiological variables and measures buy us or add to research to understand behavior change with cognitive remediation?
Emotional and cognitive mechanisms in treatment of mood and anxiety disorders
Elliot Berkman

Matcheri S. Keshavan

Amit Etkin

4:00 p.m. PERSPECTIVE PRESENTATION
The critical role of neurobiological variables in understanding and changing human behavior

Gregory A. Miller

4:20 p.m. GROUP DISCUSSION Varda Shoham
5:00 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS

Minda Lynch
Warren Bickel

5:15 p.m. ADJOURN
September 24 (Tuesday)
8:45 a.m. INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS

Minda Lynch
Warren Bickel

9:00 a.m. PANEL 4 RESEARCH TALKS
Brief intervention improves self-control and neuroplasticity: Mechanism and application Persistent behavior change through automatic mechanisms
Real time fMRI feedback and smoking cessation

Biomarkers for self-regulation failure

Yi-Yuan Tang

Russell Poldrack

Mark S. George
Kathleen T. Brady
Todd F. Heatherton

10:20 a.m. GROUP DISCUSSION Minda Lynch
11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:20 a.m. PERSPECTIVE PRESENTATION
Can neurobiological variables be useful in understanding and changing human behavior?
Carlo DiClemente
11:40 a.m. SYNTHESIS OF PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION

Steven Grant
Judith Rumsey

12:10 a.m. CLOSING REMARKS AND NEXT STEPS Minda Lynch
Warren Bickel
12:30 a.m. ADJOURN

 

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