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  • Emotions and Expressions - ECOM Workshop

    “Emotions and Expressions”
    ECOM Workshop
    Spring 2018

    To register for the event:

    Friday, April 20:

    2:00-2:30 Registration & Welcome

    2:30-3:45 Andrea Scarantino: “What and how do Emotional Expressions

    3:45-4:00 Break

    4:00-4:45 Somogy Varga: “Towards a Perceptual Account of Mindreading”

    4:45-5:30 Gina Eickers: “Is Emotional Recognition Scripted?: Emotional
    Expressions as Social Signals”

    5:30-5:45 Break

    5:45-7:00 Maria Botero: “Emotions out of Touch: Moving from Vision to Touch to
    Further Understanding of Emotion in Human and Non-
    human Primates”

    7:30 Dinner at Kathmandu Kitchen

    Saturday, April 21:
    9:15-9:45 Coffee & Bagels

    9:45-11:00 Ross Buck: “The Communication of Emotion: Symbolic versus
    Spontaneous Communication with Implications for Emotional Education, Emotional Competence, and
    Emotional Inoculation”

    11: 00-11:15 Break

    11:15-12:00 Razia Sahi: “Is Moral Anger Justified?: A Functionalist Defense of
    Feeling and Expressing Moral Anger”

    12:00-1:15 Jim Sias: “Losing One’s Own Mind and Other’s: Failures of Emotional
    Perception in Psychosis”

    1:15-2:15 Lunch

    2:15-3:00 Richard Dub: “Emotional Expression and Irruptive Cognitions”

    3:00-3:15 Break

    3:15-4:00 Marie Coppola: “The Development of False Belief Understanding in the
    Absence of Linguistic Input: Evidence from Deaf Adult Homesigners”

    4:00-4:45 Arina Pismenny: “Expressions of Jealousy in Infants and Adults”

    4:45-5:00 Break

    5:00-6:30 Jennifer Fugate and Maria Gendron: “Constructing Emotion Through
    Language and by Culture: Lab and Field-based Studies”

    7:00 Dinner at Chang’s Garden

    For more information, contact: Jordan Ochs at

If you have any questions, please contact Jose (Joel) Nebres at 860-486-6316.