Theory of mind and recursion

March 23, 2024 - March 24, 2024
Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Psychology- department of cognitive science, University of Bucharest

Splaiul Independentei nr. 204

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This event is available both online and in-person


University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest
Roskilde University
University of Bucharest
Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)
Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj
Macquarie University
University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest


University of Bucharest

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The "Theory of mind and recursion" student conference aims to bring together students and researchers in philosophy of mind, cognitive science, linguistics, social cognition, developmental psychology, in order to advance our understanding of the cognitive mechanisms underlying theory of mind, of the role of linguistic recursion in mindreading (especially for childred with autism spectrum disorder in passing the second-order false belief tasks) 

The conference will take place  23-24 March 2024, between 9 AM-  9 PM, local time for Bucharest, Romania. Regular presentations will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes long Q&A.

It will have a mixed format, in that speakers may choose whether they present online only or face to face at the event's location (if so, their session will enjoy a live audience, but it will also be streamed to remote participants).

Keynote speakers:

Inês Hipólito (Macquarie University)

Torben Braüner  (Roskilde University)

Alexandru Nicolae (University of Bucharest)

Codruta Hainic (Babeș-Bolyai University)

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Linguistic recursion and second order false belief tasks

The link between recursion, theory of mind and mental time travel

Alternatives to theory of mind, visual narratives and recursion 

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March 22, 2024, 12:00pm EET

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#theory of mind, #recursion, #linguistic recursion