Workshop Perception and Action, March 30 - June 4, 2010

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Workshop Perception and Action

DFG-Forschergruppe 560 "Wahrnehmung und Handlung"
Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation (Transcoop program)

Giessen University, Rauischholzhausen Castle
May 30 - June 4, 2010

Schedule for Wednesday

Wednesday morning: Memory in action

09:00 - Thomas Schenk (Durham) Blind action and paralyzed perception: an evaluation of the perception/action model.

09:45 - David Westwood (Dalhousie University, Canada) Interacting with remembered targets: a distinct mode of control?

10:30 - Coffee break

11:00 - Nicola Bruno (Parma) Visually-guided actions, memory-guided actions, and illusions.

11:45 - Volker Franz (Giessen) Grasping, memory, and illusions: Can we find differences between dorsal and ventral control?

Wednesday afternoon: Perception and action in infants and children

14:00 - Amy Needham (Vanderbildt Univ, Nashville) Perception, Action, and Motivation in Infancy.

14:45 - Karen Adolph (New York University) Perception for Action: Developmental Considerations.

15:30 - Coffee break

16:00 - Daniela Corbetta (UT Knoxville) Looking and reaching in infants.

16:45 - Gudrun Schwarzer, (Giessen) Young children's information processing in perception and action.