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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR POSTERS: "Understanding Other Minds: Embodied Interaction and Higher-Order Reasoning", 20-21 Sep 2011, GERMANY

Interdisciplinary Conference - *Understanding Other Minds: Embodied Interaction and Higher-Order Reasoning* -A cooperation between the BMBF project OTHER MINDS (Bochum/Cologne) & Mindlab and Gnosis Research Center (Aarhus) -Ruhr-Universitt Bochum (Germ

Alexandrinenstrae 1-3
44780 Bochum

*Contact and Registration*: Bochum.Conference@rub.de 

*Home: *http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/philosophy/otherminds-bochum/index.html

*Call for Posters*

Please submit an abstract (approx. 200 words) by August 1, 2011 to Bochum.Conference@gmail.com 

We accept poster submission on mindreading and interaction, mindreading and psychopathology, 
mindreading and emotions, as well as mindreading and models from all disciplines.


*1st Day, 20th September*

*/Section:/**/Interaction and Mindreading/*//

9.15-9.30 Registration and Poster Hanging

09.30-10.05 John Michael (Aarhus) and Soren Overgaard (Copenhagen) /Taking interaction seriously -- but not too seriously/

10.05-10.40 Bert Timmermans (Cologne)
/Towards a second-person neuroscience/

10.40-11.15 Birgit Knudson (MPI Nijmegen) /Infants' appreciation of others' beliefs in interpersonal interactions/

11.15-11.30 Commentary Leon de Bruin (Bochum)

11.30-12.00 *Coffee Break*

*/Section: Psychopathology and Mindreading/*//

12.00-12.35 Anika Fiebich (Bochum)
/Three levels of intersubjectivity: cognitive interrelations and disorders/

12.35-13.10 Antonia Hamilton (Nottingham) /Beyond mirror neurons: responding to and understanding others/

13.10-13.45 Christine Heinisch (Bochum)
/Recognizing and generation of emotional expressions in Schizophrenia/

13.45-14.00 Commentary Leonhard Schilbach (Cologne)

14.00-15.00 *Lunch Break*

15.00-16.00 *Poster-Session*

*Special Event: Controversies in the Cognitive Sciences*

*How useful is fMRI in psychiatry?*

16.00-16.20 Introduction Joshua Skewes

16.20-16.50 Max Coltheart (Sidney)

16.50-17.20 Kai Vogeley (Cologne)

17.20-18.00 General Discussion

19.00 *Conference Dinner*

*2nd Day, 21th September*

*/Section:/*/*Emotions and Mindreading* /

09.30-10.05 Joel Krueger (Copenhagen)
/Shared Emotions and Social Understanding/

10.05-10.40 Anna Welpinghus (Bochum)
/Emotion recognition as pattern recognition/

10.40-11.15 Marielle Stel (Tilburg)
/Effects of mimicry and facial feedback processes in understanding others' 

11.15-11.30 Commentary Tobias Schlicht (Bochum)

11.30-12.00*Coffee Break*

*/Section: Alternative Approaches to Mindreading/*//

12.00-12.45 Albert Newen (Bochum)
/Understanding Others: The Person Model Theory/

12.45-13.30 Dan Hutto (Hertfordshire)
/Folk Psychology: Sticking to the High Road/

13.30-14.15 Commentary Andreas Roepstorff (Aarhus) and General Discussion

Ruhr-Universitt Bochum
Institut fr Philosophie II
Sekretariat Prof. Newen
GA 3/153
44801 Bochum
Tel.: 0234/32-28339
Fax: 0234/32-14963
Email: nicole.bremkens@rub.de