Workshops & Meetings

Person Perception: Current Topics and Perspectives

Thursday, October, 15, 2015

1st Session: Perception of Identity Information
09.00 – 09.10  Welcome Stefan R. SCHWEINBERGER (Univ. Jena, DE)
09.10 – 09.50  Building a Face Space: The Contributions of Inter-person and Intra-person Variability  Catherine J. MONDLOCH (Brock University, CA)
09.50 – 10.30  Processing identity information from faces  Jürgen M. KAUFMANN (Univ. Jena, DE)
10.30 – 10.50  Coffee Break

2nd Session: Face Learning and Face Representation
10.50 – 11.30  Learning new faces: Some experiments and some theory  A. Mike BURTON (Univ. York, UK)
11.30 – 11.50  Encoding of faces caricatured in shape or reflectance improves recognition of veridical counterparts  Marlena ITZ (Univ. Jena, DE)
11.50 – 12.10  Impact of familiarity on representations in norm-based face space Stella J. FAERBER (Univ. Jena, DE)
12.10 – 13.30  Lunch Break

3rd Session: Individual Differences in Face Perception
13.30 – 14.10  Altered topology of neural circuits in congenital prosopagnosia Galia AVIDAN (Ben Gurion University, ISR)
14.10 – 14.50  Poor, average and excellent: what individual variability can tell us about the mechanisms of face perception Romina PALERMO (Univ. Western Australia, AU)
14.50 – 15.10  Coffee Break

4th Session: Neuronal Mechanisms
15.10 – 15.50  Impressions for Predictions in The Brain  Moshe BAR (Bar-Ilan Univeristy, ISR)
15.50 – 16.30  Future in the past: a brief summary of the neural mechanisms behind various repetition related phenomena  Gyula KOVÁCS (Univ. Jena, DE)
16.30 – 18.30  Poster Session

Friday, October, 16, 2015

5th Session: Image Properties, Comparative Perspectives
9.00 – 9.40  Statistical image properties affect perception of individual person characteristics in face images Christoph REDIES & Gregor HAYN-LEICHSENRING (Inst. Anatomy, Univ. Hosp. Jena, DE)
9.40 – 10.20  Domestic dogs´ ability to take human´s perspectives  Juliane BRAEUER (Univ. Jena, DE)
10.20 – 10.40  Coffee Break

6th Session: Voice Perception
10.40 – 11.20  Determinants of voice learning: Past, present and future research  Romi ZÄSKE (Univ. Jena, DE)
11.20 – 11.40  Individual differences in familiar voice identification  Verena SKUK, Laura BROEMER, & Stefan R. SCHWEINBERGER (Univ. Jena, DE)
11.40 – 12.00  Perceived sexual and gender role orientation based on voice  Sven KACHEL (Univ. Jena, DE)
12.00 – 12.20  Plenary Discussion