Concurrent Sessions
(30-minute sessions: 20-minute talk, 10-minute discussion)
Day 2 | Day 3

Day 1 | Thursday 11th June
Concurrent 1: Materialism and the Explanatory Gap
An Explanation for the Illusion of Contingency
Pereira Dinis
Turning the zombie on its head
Amir Horowitz
Indexicals, consciousness, and the knowledge argument – A defense of Perry
Joe Lau
The Explanatory Gap as a Problem of Entailment
Itay Shani
A HOT Solution to the Problem of the Explanatory Gap
Dimitris Platchias
Concurrent 2: Neuroscience/Perception 1
The influence of Chinese calligraphy practice to sustained attention: an ERP study
Junsong Zhang
Visual Awareness without Prefrontal Consciousness
Naoyuki Osaka
Tinnitus: The global neuronal network of an auditory phantom perception
Winfried Schlee
A Functional Neuroimaging Study on the Parametric Induction of Animacy Experience
Natacha Santos
The Neural Correlates Underlying One Simulated Component of Mind Wandering: An fMRI Study of Involuntary Visual Imagery
Nantu Hu
Concurrent 3: Medicine/Psychology
Qualitative investigations into the phenomenology of self-awareness: two methods applied to the brain-injured
Dora Brown
Awareness of neurocognitive impairment really precedes overt dysexecutive functions in schizotypy?
Raymond Chan
The dissociation between acupuncture and placebo effect in Parkinson’s diseases: an fMRI study
Younbyoung Chae
Preliminary Analysis using Skin Conductance Responses to Determine Awareness in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness
P Suntharalingam
A Constructivist View of How Placebos Work
Yoshi Nakamura
Concurrent 4: Evolution of Consciousness
Story-based video games: a technological approach to research on the cognitive unconscious using narrative-metaphorical frames
Stephen Schafer
Electronic games that develop consciousness

John Stewart
Interactive Art: Between Game and Meditation
Wengao Huang
Towards a Unified Field Theory of Human Behavior – Global Cultural Evolution
Marcus Abundis
The emergence of gods in the bicameral mind
Stefan Pernar
Concurrent 5: Phenomenology
How Can Inner Subjective Experiences Be Studied Objectively? Perspectives from the Phenomenological Anthropology of Karol Wojtyła/Pope John Paul II
Andre Ong
Phenomenology of Collective Consciousness: Husserl's Transcendental Intersubjectivity and Collective Emergent Intentionality
Sean Saiter
How Modern Research on Consciousness Can Change the Way Criminal Law Views Human Behavior

Deborah Denno
Multiple Phenomenologies of Postmodernism

Allan Combs
Wellbeing, mindfulness and the global commons

Janet McIntyre

*Program may be subjected to change.

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