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Visitors to the ICC

Dr Hugo Mercier (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Lecture: Do People Everywhere Reason to Argue?

Dr Lee MCorkle (Religious Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic)
Lecture: The Mental Culture of Dead Agents

Prof Jesper Sørensen (Religion, Cognition and Culture Research Unit, Aarhus University, Denmark) 
Lecture: Investigating processing of ritual actions

Prof Frank Hindriks (Department of Philosophy, University of Groningen, Netherlands)
Lecture: Normativity in Action: How to Explain the Knobe Effect

Prof Matt Bedke (Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Canada)
Lecture: Phenomenal Abilities: Incompatibilism and Experience of Agency

Prof Fabrice Clement (Department of Language and Communication Science, Université de Neuchâtel)
Lecture: The Mechanics of Make Believe

Prof David Papineau (Department of Philosophy, King's College, UK)
Lecture: Historical Kinds in the Special Sciences

Dr Nicolas Claidiere (Department of Psychology, St. Andrews University, UK)
Lecture: A Critical Appraisal of the Notion of Mode of Transmission in Culture

Dr Diego Rios (Department of Philosophy, Helsinki University)
Lecture: The Baldwin Effect Reconsidered

Dr Margaret Evans (Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, USA)
Lecture: Creationism is Not the (Only) Problem: Cognitive Constraints on the Public's Understanding of Evolution

Prof David Bjorklund (Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Lecture: Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young

Prof Maurice Bloch (Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics, UK)
Lecture: Why We Should Stop Trying to Explain Religion but Think About What We Mean by the Social

Prof Paul Bloom (Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA)
Lecture: But is It Art? A Case Study in the Cognitive Science of Pleasure

Prof Joshua Knobe (Department of Psychology, Yale University, USA)
Lecture: The Pervasive Impact of Moral Judgement 

Prof Sue Blackmore (Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, UK)
Lecture: Genes, Memes and Temes: Is Technology a Parasite?

Prof Bruce Hood (Department of Psychology, University of Bristol, UK)
Lecture: Supersense: Why We Believe in the Unbelievable

Prof Nicholas Humphrey (Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, LSE, UK)
Lecture: The Necessity of Consciousness. Why Human Zombies would be an Evolutionary Dead-End

Prof Dan P. McAdams (Human Development and Psychology Director, Northwestern University, USA)
Lecture: The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Prof Shaun Nichols (Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona, USA)
Lecture: The Role of Affect and Motivation in Cultural Evolution

Prof Daniel Fessler (Department of Anthropology, University of California, USA)
Lecture: Origins of the Engines of Conformity: An Evolutionary Anthropological Perspective on Shame and Pride

Baroness Susan Greenfield (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK)
Lecture: The Private Life of the Brain