Social Understanding: Evolution, Culture and Development
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The conference will focus on the evolution and development of social understanding as well as the cultural differences in understanding others. A further focus will be on the mechanisms underlying social understanding and their explanatory theories.
27.09. Thursday Evolution of social understanding
09.00-10.00 Dan Sperber (Budapest/Paris), Morality and reputation in an evolutionary perspective
10.00-11.00 Rineke Verbrugge (Groningen), The evolution of higher-order theory of mind.
11.30-12.30 Albert Newen (Bochum), Cooperation and Social Understanding.
14.00-15.00 Raimo Tuomela (Helsinki), Collective Intentionality and Social Groups: A Culture-Gene Based Evolutionary Argument
Cultural differences in social understanding
15.00-16.00 Gary Bente & Thomas Dratsch (Cologne), Analyzing Cultural Patterns in the Production and Perception of Nonverbal Behavior.
16.15-17-00 Katharina Krämer (Cologne), Behavioural and Neural Differences in Social Engagement during Cross-Ethnical Interactions
17.00-18.00 Shinobu Kitayama (Michigan), Understanding the self and other in social context: A cultural neuroscience approach
Development of social understanding
09.00-10.00 Philippe Rochat (Atlanta), The Gaze of Others in Development
10.00-11.00 Ulf Liszkowski (Nijmegen), Using theory-of-mind
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.15 Leon de Bruin (Bochum), The development of intentional understanding.
Mechanisms of social understanding
13.30-14.45 Poster Session with Coffee
14.45-15.45 Shihui Han (Peking), How do we understand and share others' pain? The effect of social group relationship.
15.45-16.30 Piotr Winkielman (San Diego), Emotion, Imitation and Embodied Social Cognition.
16.30-17.30 Kai Vogeley (Cologne), Neural correlates of social understanding
19.30 Conference Dinner
Theories of social understanding
09.30-10.30 Shaun Gallagher (Memphis), Why all understanding is social.
10.30-11.30 Tobias Schlicht (Bochum), Social skills. A defense of Enactive Representationalism
11.30-12.00 Coffee break
12.00-13.00 Corrado Sinigaglia (Milan), Action experience and goal ascription.
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Thursday, September 27 2012, 9:00am
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