All talks are scheduled for JULY 29th, 2020.

Theme 1: Cognitive mechanisms of social learning

Speaker Title Time
Mark Ho Computational models of teaching with evaluative feedback and by demonstration 09:00 EDT
Patrick Shafto Sequential Cooperative Bayesian Inference 09:20 EDT
Hyowon Gweon Learning from others, helping others learn: Inferential social learning & teaching in early childhood 09:40 EDT
Charley Wu Attentional trade-offs between individual and social learning in a virtual foraging environment 10:00 EDT
  Coffee break 10:20 - 10:55 EDT

Theme 2: Emergent properties of collectives

Speaker Title Time
Robert Goldstone The Emergence of Group Coordination 11:00 EDT
Seth Frey Using large social datasets from games, sports, and online communities to link macro-scale system outcomes to social reasoning and interaction mechanisms of individuals 11:20 EDT
  Lunch Break 11:40 - 12:55 EDT
Andy Perfors Trust and the emergence of “echo chambers” in populations of Bayesian agents 13:00 EDT
Sholei Croom Integrating structural power and historical contingency into computational frameworks of social behavior 13:20 EDT
  Coffee Break 13:40 - 13:55 EDT

Theme 3: Cognition and culture

Speaker Title Time
Natalia Vélez Multigenerational innovation and division of labor in online communities 14:00 EDT
Kara Weisman The development of conceptual representations of mental life in five cultural contexts 14:20 EDT
Dorsa Amir The ontogeny of social decision-making across diverse cultural contexts 14:40 EDT
Cristine Legare Cultural transmission and the development of social learning 15:00 EDT
  Coffee break 15:20 - 15:40 EDT

Panel Discussion

From 15:45 to 16:30 EDT with all speakers.