ASSC satellite workshop: Contributed talks and posters

Invited Talks

  • Alva Noë (Berkeley) -‘Sensorimotor Understanding and the Limits of Agency’
  • Anthony Chemero (Cincinnati) – ‘Sensorimotor Empathy’
  • Malika Auvray (Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics) – ‘Questioning the Use of Sensory Substitution Devices at the Behavioral, Phenomenal and Neurophysiological Levels’
  • Xabier Barandiaran (Basque Country) – ‘Strong and Weak Sensorimotor Constitution of Experience’
  • Erik Myin (Antwerp) – ‘Reasons for Radicalism’
  • Kevin O’Regan – ‘New Scientific Directions for the Sensorimotor Theory of Consciousness’

Contributed Talks

  • Ehud Ahissar, Knarik Bagdasarian, Saig Avraham, Goren Gordon, Amos Arieli, Inbar Saraf-Sinik, Eldad Assa (Weizmann Institute) – Dependence of tactile perception on motor control and sensorimotor contingencies
  • Kenneth Aizawa (Rutgers) – Experiments for sensorimotor theory
  • Raphaël Braud, Alexandre Pitti and Philippe Gaussier (Cergy-Pontoise) – Dynamic sensorimotor model: encoding the co-variation laws between sensors and motors
  • Christopher Burr and Max Jones (Bristol) – The body as laboratory
  • Martin Fultot (Sorbonne) – Are sensorimotor contingencies for prediction or for coordination?
  • Julien Laroche (Akoustic Arts) – Interpersonal sensori-motor contingencies: An ecological example from music pedagogy through free interactive improvisations
  • Victor Loughlin (Antwerp) – Sensorimotor theory and Wittgenstein
  • Becky Millar (Edinburgh) – Does flavour perception provide a counter example to Noë’s sensorimotor enactivism?
  • Pierre Steiner, Gunnar Declerck and Charles Lenay (Université de Technologie de Compiègne) – Perceptual presence and possibilities in perception: The explanatory failure of current approaches and whether an enactive account can make a difference
  • Martin Weichold (Georgia Augusta) – Mastering socio-cultural contingencies: On extending the sensorimotor contingency theory to the domain of culture


  • Amos Arieli, Yael Zilbershtain-Kra and Ehud Ahissar (Weizmann Institute) – Seeing by the fingers: A common sensing strategy revealed by sensory substitution
  • Manuel Bedia, Miguel Aguilera, Xabier Barandiaran, Carlos Alquezar and Jorge Ochoa (Zaragoza) – Analytic comparison of spatially coupled vs. decoupled oscillatory controllers in synthetic agents
  • Alexander Jeuk (Cincinnati) – An enactivist ontology of ‘abstract entities’: A theoretical precondition for a sensorimotor theory of abstract thought
  • Costas Picolas (Patras) – On sensorimotor contingencies: the temporal constitution problematic
  • Alex Pitti, Ganna Pugach, Philippe Gaussier and Sotaro Shimada (Cergy-Pontoise) – Contingency detection of real and delayed visuo-tactile signals in an artificial neural network
  • Alexis Rendon (Edinburgh) – The crisis of meaning: Is radical embodied cognitive science committed to material eliminativism?
  • Charlie Strong (Villanova) – Towards a sensorimotor account of social cognition: Habitus as hypothesis
  • Alison Springle (Pittsburgh) – Active content
  • Etienne Thoret, Simon Conan, Mitsuko Aramaki, Lionel Bringoux, Charles Gondre, Jean-Luc Velay, Sølvi Ystad, Richard Kronland-Martinet (Aix-Marseille) – When hearing biological movements reveals embodied motor properties: a new paradigm to study relations between gestures and sounds
  • Wanja Wiese (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) – Sensorimotor skills require homological representations

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