` Slides from talks

Presentations



What are the prospects for using computer simulations of mental health problems to dynamically guide technology mediated interventions? May 2014, University of Southampton. Presented at 'Contemporary Interventions for Relationships' (a seminar in the 'Applying Relationships Science to Contemporary Interventions' ESRC seminar series)

Towards an Enactivist Approach to Social and Emotional Attachment. April 2014, Goldsmith's College, London. Presented at 'Re-conceptualizing Mental "Illness": Enactivist Philosophy and Cognitive Science - An Ongoing Debate', Symposium at AISB Convention 2014,

How Different are the Visual Representations used for Object Recognition in Middle Childhood and Adulthood?. April 2014, Goldsmith's College, London. Presented at 'Representation of Reality: Humans, Animals and Machines ', Symposium at AISB Convention 2014,

'Beyond the Tropic Approach in Attachment Modelling', presented at Imperial College, London, June 2013, (talk abstract)

'Epistemic Actions and the Origin of the Socially Extended Mind,' presented at the AISB symposium on Reconceiving Mental Illness, 2013, (co-authored with Everett Waters) pdf file available here. Full paper available from my publications page

'Next generation teachers as artists, engineers and diagnosticians'. Seminar presentation for Human Computer Interaction Series, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, January 2012.

'Loss of Control Arising From Public Passions and Hidden Agendas' presented at symposium: 'From Animals to Robots and Back: reflections on hard problems in the study of cognition'. September 2011, University of Birmingham.

'AI, Attachment Theory and Simulating Secure Base Behaviour: Dr Bowlby meet the Rev. Bayes,' presented at the AISB symposium on AI Inspired Biology, 2010, (co-authored with Everett Waters) powerpoint file available here. Full paper available from my publications page

Journal Club presentation in February 2009 for Sensory and Perceptual Systems Group (Neurosciences Institute, Aston University). Review of: Attention, spatial representation and visual neglect: Simulating emergent attention and spatial memory in the Selective Attention for Identification Model (SAIM). Psychological Review, 110 (1): 29-87

Journal Club presentation in September 2008 for Sensory and Perceptual Systems Group (Neurosciences Institute, Aston University). Review of: A Theory of the Discovery and Predication of Relational Concepts (Doumas, L.A.A., Hummel, J.E., and Sandhofer, C.M. Psychological Review 2008, 115, 1, 1-43)

Journal Club presentation in March 2008 for Sensory and Perceptual Systems Group (Neurosciences Institute, Aston University). Review of: Discrimination of possible and impossible objects in infancy, (Shuwairi, S.M., Albert, M.K., and Johnson, S.P., Psychological Science, 18, (2007) 4, 303-307)

Journal Club presentation in December 2007 for Sensory and Perceptual Systems Group (Neurosciences Institute, Aston University). Review of: Multidimensional shape similarity in the development of visual object classification." (Mash, Journal of Exp Child Psy., 95, (2006), 128-152

Journal Club presentation in October 2007 at Centre for Cognition, Computation and Culture, (Goldsmiths College). Review of: "Complementary Solutions to the Binding Problem in Vision: Implications for shape perception and object recognition" (Hummel Vis. Cog. 8, 2001)

Journal Club presentation in September 2007 at Centre for Cognition, Computation and Culture, (Goldsmiths College). Review of the Greebles literature. (word doc with bibliography of the greebles literature covered in the talk)

Journal Club presentation in June 2007 for Sensory and Perceptual Systems group (Neurosciences Institute, Aston University). Review of: "Becoming a face expert" (Mondloch, Maurer, and Ahola, Psy. Sci. 17, 2006).

Designing agents to Understand Infants: An Overview of my thesis, June 2006, Developmental Psychology seminar in a pdf file in a powerpoint file

Interacting agent based systems (a talk to undergraduates as a guest lecture on the Introduction to AI module, October 2005) in a pdf file

Loss of self-control of attentive processes - Mechanisms and possible adaptive function - May 2004 Language and Cognition seminar in a pdf file

Simulating Infant-carer relationship dynamics, presented at the AAAI spring symposium at Stanford in March 2004, in a pdf file

Do explanations of attachment behaviour in one year olds need to include mechanisms of executive function? - Feb 2004, Language and cognition seminar in a pdf file

The Selection of Goals and Actions in the Attachment System - July 2003, in a pdf file in a powerpoint file