Einstein Workshop, Feb 20-21, 2016


Berlin School of Mind and Brain

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Luisenstraße 56, Haus 1

10117 Berlin

Room 220

This is a semi-public event and Fellows will present some preliminary ideas and results. Anyone interested in joining is nonetheless welcome;  no registration necessary!


Saturday, February 20, 2016


Morality and Sentiments

14.00 – 15.00      Katharina Anna Helming (Trier), Maureen Sie (Rotterdam): Moral judgment

                               and the first person perspective

15.00 – 15.35      Lara Pourabdolrahim (Berlin): Mechanisms of DDE judgments


coffee break


16.00 – 17.00      Bence Nanay (Antwerp): Desire infection

17.00 – 17.35      Eva Weber-Guskar (Berlin): Collective moods and their impact on immoral                                      behavior


coffee break


Embodied and Embellished Perception

18.00 – 19.00      Simone Schnall (Cambridge): Social and motivational influences on                                                perceptual judgments



Sunday, February 21, 2016


10.00 – 10.35      Joerg Fingerhut (Berlin), Katrin Heimann (Aarhus): Embodied filmic                                                perception

10.45 – 11.45      Krisztina Orban (Tübingen), Hong Yu Wong (Tübingen): Multimodal bodily                                      immunity to error through misidentification




Aesthetic Psychology

13.15 – 14.15      Jesse Prinz (New York, Berlin): Aesthetic sentimentalism

14.25 – 15.00      Joerg Fingerhut (Berlin), Lara Pourabdolrahim (Berlin): Aesthetic wonder,                                      interest, insight


15.30 – 17.30      Wunderkammer and Cindy Sherman exhibition                                                                                        

This Workshop is funded by the Einstein Foundation Berlin.