Category Archives: conference

Computational Approaches on Animal & Human Behavior Workshop, Cambridge

By | August 1, 2018

Joshua and Louisa attended a recent workshop held at Cambridge University looking at computational approaches to investigating human and animal behaviour. Louisa presented her first scientific poster investigating social contagion (i.e. how learning about other people influences our own values and beliefs) in Autistic individuals and neurotypicals. Our preliminary results suggest there is no difference… Read More »

Vision Sciences Society Conference, Florida

By | June 1, 2018

Rebecca attended the Vision Sciences Society annual meeting in St Pete’s Beach, Florida. She presented her recent work on how alexithymia and understanding of our own non-emotional internal states (such as nausea, breathlessness, satiety and fatigue) may influence our ability to recognise these non-emotional internal states in others. This was also a great opportunity to… Read More »

Autism: Challenges and Solutions Conference, Moscow

By | April 1, 2018

Rebecca was invited to present work on the role of alexithymia in emotional understanding in autism at a conference in Moscow in April. She spoke about the huge variation in emotional understanding strengths and weaknesses among autistic individuals, and how emotional abilities may relate to alexithymia severity, rather than autism itself. Presenters and attendees included… Read More »