Risto Naatanen, Professor of Neurosciences, Department of Psychology, University of Tartu, Estonia,Teija Kujala, Professor of Psychology, Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Department of Psychology and Logopedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland,Gregory Light, Professor ofPsychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
Risto Naatanen is currently Professor of Neurosciences in the University of Tartu, Estonia. He obtained his PhD in psychology at the University of Helsinki, Finland, in 1968, where he was Professor of Psychology from 1975-1998 and Academy Professor of the Academy of Finland from 1983-2007. In 2008-2017 he was Visiting Professor of the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN), University of Aarhus, Denmark. Professor Naatanen received his training in cognitive neuroscience in the laboratories of Professor Donald B. Lindsley from 1965-1966, preparing his doctoral thesis there.
Teija Kujala is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Helsinki, Finland. She obtained her PhD in psychology in 1997 from the University of Helsinki where she was a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and its Clinical and Educational Applications from 2007-2011, and Professor of Brain, Learning and Education from 2011-2014. Professor Kujala is Director of Cognitive Brain Research Unit (CBRU) and the Chair of the Research Infrastructure Platform Cognitive Brain Laboratory. Her current interests involve the neural basis of language, plasticity, and language-learning deficits and their amelioration.
Gregory Light is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He obtained his PhD in psychology in 2001 at UCSD. Dr Light serves as the Deputy Vice Chair of Education and Training for the Department and is also the Director of Mental Health Research and the Director of the Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. His work focuses on using translational EEG biomarkers to improve the understanding and treatments of cognitive impairments in neuropsychiatric disorders.