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Cognition, Caching & Computational Models

Monday February 25 2013, 12:30-15:15, Broerstraat 9 (next to the Academy Building), room A902

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This mini symposium has been organised on the occasion of the defence of Elske van der Vaart’s thesis "A cognitive model of caching by corvids", on Monday February 25, 2013.

Download the poster of the symposium.

Time Speaker title
12.30 - 12.55 Johan Bolhuis (Utrecht University) Evolution cannot explain how minds work
12.55 - 13.20 Barbara Webb (University of Edinburgh, UK) The abstract and concrete in models of animal behavior
13.20 - 13.35 Coffee
13.35 - 14.00 Tom Smulders (Newcastle University, UK) The adaptive function of spatial memory for food-hoarding titmice
14.00 - 14.25 Thomas Bugnyar (University of Vienna, AU) (When) does smart behaviour-reading become mind-reading?
14.25 - 14.40 Coffee
14:40 – 15:05 Elske van der Vaart (University of Groningen) Caching and cognition in scrub jays: Insights from a computational model

Download the abstracts.

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