Program

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 (Beckmannshof, on RUB campus)

09.00 – 09.30             Welcome/Coffee

09.30 – 10.45             Cecilia Heyes (University of Oxford):

What happened to mirror neurons?

10.45 – 11.15             Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.00             Stephen A. Butterfill (University of Warwick):

Motor mindreading

12.00 – 12.45             Carina de Klerk (University of Essex):

The role of sensorimotor experience in the development of mimicry in infancy

12.45 – 13.30             Tyler Sproule (University of Illinois, Chicago): 

An embodied critique of cognitive gadgets

13.30 – 15.00             Lunch

15.00 – 15.45             Antonella Tramacere (University of Bologna):

Cognitive Twists: Overcoming stale Dichotomies in Human Evolution Debates

15.45 – 16.30             Stefano Vincini (Technical University of Dortmund):

Ideomotor or ASL? Imitation in the Blink of an Eye

16.30 – 18.00             Coffee Break and Move to Lecture Hall

Public Lecture in GA 04/187:

18.00 – 19.30             Cecilia Heyes (University of Oxford)

The cultural evolution of thinking

20.00                          Dinner

Wednesday, June 8th, 2022 (Beckmannshof, on RUB campus)

09.00 – 09.30             Welcome/Coffee

09.30 – 10.15             Julia Wolf (Ruhr-University Bochum):

Situating Mindreading. The Role of Situational Factors in Shaping Cognitive Development

10.15 – 11.00             James Lloyd (University of Manchester):

Is character trait attribution a cognitive gadget?

11.00 – 11.30             Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.15             Antonio Scarafone(University of Reading):

Prelinguistic communication: a normative approach

12.15 – 13.30             Lunch

13.30 – 14.45             Cecilia Heyes (University of Oxford)

                                   Rethinking norm psychology

14.45                          Coffee and End

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