ASPP 2018

5-7 December 2018
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


ASPP 2018 Schedule

Wednesday, December 5th

9 Welcome to Country
9:15-10:15 Keynote: Michael  Richardson (Macquarie University) “Symmetries of Order in Perception, Action and Cognition”

10:45-12:15 Parallel sessions
Room A
Alessio Bucci (University of Turin): Altered states of consciousness: a conceptual analysis based on empirical cases
Katsunori Miyahara (UoW): Expediting neurophenomenology: Lessons from an initial attempt
Alex Morgan (Rice University): Gaining Perspective: On the Neurocomputational Mechanisms of Subjectivity
Lin Ying-Tung (National Yang-Ming University): Field and observer perspectives in episodic simulation and the sense of self
Room B
Nick Byrd (Florida State University): Not All Who Ponder Count Costs: Arithmetic Reflection Predicts Utilitarian Inclinations, but Syllogistic Reflection Predicts both Deontological and Utilitarian Inclinations
Graham Wood (UTAS): Toward a unified cognitive science of moral intuition.
Noel Viana (UTAS): Stimulating the brain or altering the self? The effects of neurostimulation for Alzheimer’s disease
Pablo López-Silva (University of Valparaíso): Are These My Own Thoughts? Attributions of Mental Agency and the Challenge from Psychopathology

1:00-3:00 Symposia
Room A
“Enculturated Minds: E-Cognition Perspectives on Collective Intentionality, Social Cognition and Perception.”
Glenda Satne (UOW/UAH) and Richard Menary (Macquarie); Ines Hipolito and Daniel Hutto (UOW); Nick Brancazio and Miguel Segundo Ortin (UOW); Alan Jurgens (UOW).
Room B
Author-Meets-Critics session
Josh May Regard for reasons in the moral mind
Daniel Cohen (CSU Wagga Wagga); Philip Gerrans (University of Adelaide); Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie); Joshua May (University of Alabama at Birmingham); Robin Zheng (Yale NUS)

3:30-5:00 Parallel Sessions
Room A
Peter Slezak (UNSW): Intuition and Omniscience
Corey Maley (University of Kansas): Analog Computation for Cognitive Science
Larry Shapiro and Greg Nirshberg (University of Wisconsin–Madison): Structural and Indicator Representations: A Difference in Degree, Not Kind
Jon Opie and Gerard O’Brien (University of Adelaide): Commentary
Room B
Isaac Wiegman (Texas State University): The Motivational Structure of Emotions
Mizumoto Masaharu (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology): Knowing emotions of others: A cross-linguistic and cross-cultural study
Olivia Odoffin (Rutgers): A Productivity Argument for Emotion
Jodie Valpied (University of Melbourne): Are extraverts really happier? Philosophical and methodological issues in the study of introversion-extraversion and positive affect.

5:15-6:15 Keynote: Kate Stevens (Western Sydney University) “Bodies of knowledge”: recollective and creative cognition in Australian contemporary dance
6:15-7:30 Poster reception, including informal welcome remarks from Max Coltheart (Macquarie)

Thursday, December 6th

9-10 Keynote: Donna Addis (University of Toronto) Episodic Memory and Episodic Simulation: One and the Same?
10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions
Room A
Symposium: “Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience”
Tom Carlson (USyd); Mark Williams (Macquarie);  Amanda Robinson (USyd); Tilj Grootswagers (USyd); Brendan Ritchie (KU Leuven)
Room B
Vicente Raja Galian (Western University): Don’t Trust the Body Snatchers! Predictive Processing and Dis-Embodied Cognitive Science
Guilherme Sanches De Oliveira (University of Cincinnati): Scientific Representation, Mental Representation, and Embodied Cognition
Alex Kerr (UC Berkeley): What is it to feel a beat?
Martin Hartmann (University of Jyväskylä): Music-induced movement: Prediction of perceived similarity and interaction between dyads

12-1 General Meeting of the ASPP: all members welcome.

1:00-3:00 Symposia
Room A
“Minds in Skilled Performance”
Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza (Linfield College) and Yoshiko Oda (Tokai Gakuen University) ; Michael D. Kirchhoff (University of Wollongong) and Ian Robertson (University of Wollongong); Katsunori Miyahara (University of Wollongong/University of Tokyo)
Room B
“Collective Memory”
Catherine A. Browning (Macquarie); Celia B. Harris (Macquarie); Santiago Arango-Muñoz (Universidad de Antioquia); Craig Thorley (James Cook University); Chloe Wall (University of Otago)

3:30-5:00 Parallel Sessions
Room A
Symposium: “Beliefs Beyond Rationality”
Stephanie Howarth (Macquarie), Colin Klein (ANU), Vince Polito (Macquarie)
Room B
Wayne Christensen (University of Warwick): Meshed cognitive and automatic control in skilled action
Angus McLachlan (Federation University): The ticklish touch: stimulus or sign
Markos Valaris (UNSW): Action Demonstratives and Knowledge of Action
Christopher Hewitson (Macquarie): Exploring Bayesian integration in visuomotor learning

Keynote: Andy Clark (University of Edinburgh) "Computational Psychiatry and the Construction of Human Experience"

Conference Dinner (Details TBA)

Friday, December 7th

9-10 Presidential Address: John Sutton (Macquarie University) "Otto in the Wild: dementia and distributed cognition"

10:30-12:00 Parallel sessions
Room A

Symposium: “The temporally extended self – from development to degeneration”
Thomas Suddendorf (UQ); Jonathan Redshaw (UQ); Adam Bulley (UQ); Muireann Irish (USyd); Cherie Strikwerda-Brown (USyd)
Room B

Kate Devitt (QUT): Antagonising the echo chamber: Can a social network counteract cognitive bias with Bayesian rationality?
Hoda Mostafavi (Macquarie): Person-reading: The cultural evolution of social cognition
Linus Huang (Academia Sinica): Neurodemocracy: Self-Organization of the Embodied Mind
Mike Dacey (Bates College): Evidence against Default Models in Comparative Psychology

1:00-3:00 Symposia
Room A
“The Biological Boundaries of Predictive Processing”
Jakob Hohwy (Monash), Michael Kirchhoff (UOW); Alex Morgan (Rice); Ross Pain (ANU) and Stephen Mann (ANU)
Room B
“Movement, Expertise and Creativity” Maya Gavish (Western Sydney University); Robin Dixon (USyd); Ian Maxwell (USyd); Kath Bicknell (Macquarie); Sarah Pini (Macquarie)

3:30-5:00 Parallel Sessions
Room A
Sophie Stammers (University of Birmingham): Confabulation, the stigma of illness and stories of empowerment
Lauren Olin (University of Missouri - St. Louis): Mistaking Identities
Quinn Gibson (NYU Shanghai): Monothematic Delusions: An expressivist two-factor account
Katya Numbers (CHeBA, UNSW):Mine or Yours? Responsibility and Remembering in Strangers and Romantic Couples.

Room B
Symposium: “Mutual Manipulability, Extended Cognition, Enactivism: Open Challenges and Future Directions”
David M. Kaplan (Macquarie); Alexander James Gillett (Macquarie); Michael D. Kirchhoff (Wollongong University); Richard Menary (Maquarie); Karola Stotz (Macquarie)

5:15-6:15 Keynote: Peter Godfrey-Smith (University of Sydney) “Mental Unity and Animal Experience”

6:15 – 6:30 Closing remarks: Colin Klein


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