Thursday, 24th May
9.30 – 18.00 **NEW EVENT** Pre-conference worskhop: ‘PredPsych’, a R based toolbox for machine learning in experimental psychology – click here for more info
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Friday, 25th May
|8.30 – 9.30||Onsite Registration|
|9.30 – 9.40||Welcome Speech|
|9.40 – 10.30||Keynote Lecture I – Cristina Becchio:
Seeing Mental states: an empirical approach
|10.30 – 11.00||Poster Pitch I||1. Quentin Moreau – Prediction errors during interpersonal motor interactions reveal frontal and occipito-temporal theta.
2. Jairo Perez-Osorio – Action expectations modulate joint attention in naturalistic scenarios.
3. Laura S. Cuijpers – The effect of mechanical coupling on interpersonal coordination in crew rowing.
4. Jordi Manuello – A quantitative evaluation of the transdiagnostic meaning of social cognitive dysfunction.
|11.00 – 12.00||Poster session I + coffee break (sponsored by GPEM)|
|12.00 – 13.20||Symposium I – Annalisa Bosco (convener), Alessandro Benedetto, Silvio P. Sabatini, Vittorio Sanguineti:
Shaping the understanding of the world through action.
|13.20 – 14.20||Lunch|
|14.20 – 15.20||Talk session I
Moving bodies I
|1. Antonella Maselli – Whole-body throwing kinematics cues provide information on ball trajectory and individual throwing style.
2. James P. Trujillo – Action expectation and social processing: Brain activation in response to communicatively exaggerated kinematics.
3. Katrina L. McDonough – From Moving Bodies to Distorted Minds: Expectations of Action Bias Social Perception.
|15.20 – 16.20||Talk session II
Moving bodies II
|1. Claudia Gianelli – On grasping and being grasped: processing active and passive language in the motor system.
2. Stefania Moretti – Can nodding and shaking reveal attitudes? A preliminary study of embodied social cognition on head movements.
|16.20 – 16.50||Coffee break (sponsored by GPEM)|
|16.50 – 17.50||Talk session III
|1. Luigi F. Cuturi – The triangle completion task in children: The development of spatial updating across age.
2. Miles Tufft – Social Beliefs and Visual Attention: How the Social Relevance of a Cue Influences Spatial Orienting.
3. Michele Scandola – Moving in space in a wheelchair: the embodiment of one’s own wheelchair and its effects on navigational space representation in people with spinal cord injury.
|17.50 – 18.50||Talk session IV
Movement and interaction
|1. Oscar de Bruijn – Evidence for adaptive utility maximisation in the coordination of meaning in task-focussed conversations.
2. Paola Cesari – When sounds convey emotions: sound localization and action pre-planning.
3. Gillian S. Forrester – Motor biases and social ability in typically developing children.
Saturday, 26th May
|9.30 – 9.40||Introduction|
|9.40 – 10.15||Poster Pitch II||1. Sonia Betti – The role of gaze in social requests.
2. Sonia Ponzo – It’s not you, it’s me: the impact of visual feedback on motor awareness, agency and body ownership in anosognosia for hemiplegia.
3. Divya Bhatia – Pointing performed by others facilitate visuo-spatial memory, but how much should I be involved?
4. Birgit Rauchbauer – Neurophysiological mechanisms of conversation investigated with fMRI.
5. Elena Aggius Vella – Auditory spatial representation around the body.
|10.15 – 11.15||Poster session II + coffee break (sponsored by GPEM)|
|11.15 – 12.30||Symposium II – Frank Van Overwalle (convener), Giusy Olivito, Chiara Ferrari:
The social cerebellum
|12.30 – 14.00||Lunch|
|14.00 – 14.50||Keynote Lecture III (sponsored by I.MOVE.U) – Natalie Sebanz:
Self and other as a unit: The “We” in joint action planning and coordination
|14.50 – 15.50||Talk session V
|1. Shaheed Azaad – Social modulation of affordances: Task sharing creates joint affordances in a bimanual affordance task.
2. Lucia M. Sacheli – Behavioural and Neurophysiological Evidence for a Dyadic Motor Plan in Joint Action.
3. Cordula Vesper – Modulating action duration to establish non-conventional communication.
|15.50 – 16.50||Talk session VI
|1. Dimitrios Kourtis – Observation of communicative cues makes human interaction more meaningful: Evidence from EEG.
2. Francesca Ciardo – Emergent coordination in cooperative and competitive joint action.
3. Frank T. J. M. Zaal – Emergent Coordination in Joint Interception.
|16.50 – 17.20||Coffee break (sponsored by GPEM)|
|17.20 – 18.20||Talk session VII
|1. Arianna Curioni – Joint goal representation in infants: a fNIRS study.
2. Michela Candini – When social and action space diverge: a study in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
3. Anna Ciaunica – The Multisensory Base of Bodily Coupling in Face-to-Face Social Interactions: Contrasting the Case of Autism with the Mobius Syndrome.
|18.20 – 19.20||Talk session VIII
New technologies for the study of interaction
|1. Agnieszka Wykowska – Uncovering mechanisms of social cognition with the use of experimental protocols involving a humanoid robot.
2. Jacopo Zenzeri – Knowledge transfer during dyadic physical interaction: learning and generalization.
3. Victoria Brugada-Ramentol – I move, therefore I am (?): Active control increases sense of ownership over a virtual limb in a reaching-like task.
Sunday, 27th May
|10.00 – 10.10||Introduction|
|10.10 – 11.00||Keynote Lecture IV (sponsored by I.MOVE.U) – Luciano Fadiga:
‘Action and interaction’
|11.00 – 12.00||Talk session IX
The body in the brain
|1. Francesca Garbarini – Introduction
2. Irene Ronga – Me, my hand, and I: Repeated stimulation highlights a possible correlate of self-body recognition in visual ERPs.
3. Valentina Bruno – Inhibitory motor response with a phantom limb: an ERP study.
4. Carlotta Fossataro – Body awareness and multisensory integration in a visuo-tactile ERP paradigma.
|12.00 – 13.00||Talk session X
Body, space and interaction
|1. Ivan Patanè – Object ownership reveals peripersonal space modulations during observed and executed actions.
2. Valentina Pacella – The role of white matter disconnections in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia.
3. Anna-Katarina Strasser – Reciprocal exchanges of social cues in social interactions.
|13.00 – 13.30||General discussion and closing remarks|
This conference is supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement n° - I.MOVE.U
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