PROGRAM UCSD 2022
09:45 - 10:00 Coffee
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome remarks
Annika Nordlund, Head of department at the Department of Psychology, Umeå University.
10:05-10:35 Axel Hansers - User researcher at Spotify
Axel Hansers is an alumn from the Cognitive Science program at Umeå University who is now working as a user researcher at Spotify where he attempts to understand what they can and should improve for their users. See more at www.spotify.com.
10:45-11:15 Frida Bertilsson - Retrieval practice and its relation to individual differences in cognition and personality
Frida Bertilsson has a background in cognitive science and is now a doctoral student at the Department of Psychology. Her research project is focused on investigating the relationship between retrieval practice, cognitive abilities, and personality traits, as well as implementing retrieval practice in an authentic school environment. https://www.umu.se/personal/frida-bertilsson/
11:30-12:00 Dr. Andreas Theodorou - Responsible AI for Human Control & Societal Wellbeing
Dr. Andreas Theodorou is a researcher within the Department of Computer Science at Umeå University and the CEO of VeRAI AB. Theodorou’s research concerns artificial intelligence (AI), with the subjects ethical and social perspectives in focus. See more at https://www.atheodorou.com/
12:00-13:00 Break for lunch
13:00-13:45 Prof. Natalie Sebanz - Understanding the mind through joint action (on Zoom)
Prof. Natalie Sebanz is a professor in cognitive science at Central European University in Vienna, Austria. She is also co-director at the Social Mind Center. Sebanz’ research focuses on social interaction and how we coordinate our actions with other people. See more at https://somby.ceu.edu
14:00-14:45 Prof. Nikolaus Kriegeskorte - Controversial stimuli: Optimizing experiments to adjudicate among computational hypotheses (on Zoom)
Prof. Nikolaus Kriegeskorte is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at Columbia University, New York. He is also a director of cognitive imaging at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute. Kriegeskorte creates computational models of biological vision and compares them to human brains and behavior. kriegeskortelab.zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/