Society of Philosophy and Psychology 2017
Abstr. due: 10.02.2016
Dates: 28.06.17 — 01.07.17
Organizing comittee e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizers: Johns Hopkins University
Bayesianism in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience
Edouard Machery, Michael Rescorla, Richard Samuels, and Fei Xu
Consciousness and Introspection
Elizabeth Irvine, Hakwan Lau, Michael Shadlen, and Wayne Wu
Race, Language, and Social Identity
Luvell Anderson, Anthony Burrow, Ron Mallon, and Marjorie Rhodes
Testimony and Collective Memory
Alin Coman, Bryce Huebner, Jennifer Lackey, and Melissa Koenig
There will also be addresses by SPP President Shaun Nichols and the winner of the 2017 Stanton Prize, which is awarded to a leading young interdisciplinary researcher. The William James Prize will be awarded for the best student submission, and attendees will vote on the best poster for the SPP Poster Prize.
SPP has established a fund devoted to increasing diversity within the society. Eligible student presenters are invited to apply for travel awards when submitting via Easy Chair. Travel awards are to be used to cover conference-related expenses, including transportation, lodging, food, and conference registration. A limited number of additional graduate student travel awards will also be allocated.
A pre-conference workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, on Cognitive Science and Aesthetics, co-sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetics. Speakers:
-art and pleasure: Mohan Matthen, Paul Bloom, Ed Connor, and Dmitri Tymoczko
-art and skill (perceptual): Diana Raffman and Dustin Stokes
-art and skill (performance): Emma Gregory, Mike McCloskey, and Barbara Landau; and Barbara Gail Montero
-creativity: Dan Schacter, Peter Carruthers, Anjan Chatterjee, and Elisabeth Camp
There will also be a general discussion, led by Jerry Levinson, and a dance performance by Barbara Gail Montero and Gregory Kolarus of “Echolocation”, with music composed by Dmitri Tymoczko. Note: submissions concerning cognitive science and aesthetics that are accepted for poster presentation will be included in the first poster session, the evening of the workshop.
Conference Web-Site: http://www.socphilpsych.org/
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