Announcement Conference “Central Topics in Situated Cognition”; RTG Situated Cognition – Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Central Topics in Situated Cognition

Conference for Three Generations RTG ‘Situated Cognition’


Organization: Albert Newen, Nikola Kompa, Julia Wolf & Louis Loock

Dates: Thursday, 5th & Friday, 6th of October, 2023

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Venue: Ruhr-University Bochum, Zemos


Keynote talks will be hybrid

Zoom ID: 840 6133 8176

Zoom Code: JPhuk0

Thursday, 5th of October

09:45 – 10:00 Introduction Albert Newen

10:00 – 11:10 Keynote Louise Barrett

Giving up the Ghost, and Getting Into the Goo: Embracing the Brain as an Organ of the Body (Not the Mind), and Taking Sociality Seriously

11:30 – 12:15 N.N.

12:15 – 13:00 PhD students speed presentations (I)

Empirical projects in the RTG ‘Situated Cognition’

14:30 – 15:15 Felix Schreiber

Episodically Anticipated Emotions and Their Impact on Proactive Behavior and Mental Health Across Development

15:15 – 16:00 Samuel H. Cosper

Word Learning and the Brain: How We Label the World Around Us

16:00 – 17:15 Poster session with coffee break

17:15 – 18:25 Keynote Heidi Maibom

Why Perspectives Matter

Friday, 6th of October

09:00 – 10:10 Keynote N.N.

10:10 – 10:55 Julian Packheiser

The Behavioral Benefits and Neural Correlates of Affective Touch – A Perspective From Field, Lab and Meta Research

11:15 – 12:00 PhD students speed presentations (II)

Theoretical projects in the RTG ‘Situated Cognition’

13:30 – 14:15 Beate Krickel

How to Carve up the Mind? Horizontally, Vertically, or Both?

14:15 – 15:00 Sabrina Coninx

The Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Illness: Prospects and Challenges

15:20 – 16:40 Panel discussion on Women in Science and Philosophy

Imke von Maur (Panelists: Beate Krickel, Louise Barrett, Martina Havenith-Newen)

16:50 – 18:00 Keynote Joel Krueger

Affordances, Affect, and Spatial Agency

Call for poster presentation: We invite abstracts for poster presentations on topics in situated cognition. Poster format, if accepted: DIN A0, vertical orientation, high DPI.

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