University of Pécs

Institute of Psychology

                        

   
   

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Wednesday, 4th April 2018
OPENING KEYNOTE LECTURE

17:00-18:00
Bogusław Pawłowski (University of Wrocław, Poland): Immunity, body morphology and androgens - testing immunocompetence in men

 

Thursday, 5th April 2018
KEYNOTE LECTURE

9:00-10:00

Evelyne Heyer (National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France): Importance of culture in Human genetic diversity and evolution

 

 
SPEED SESSION 1

10:00-10:30
Adam Flitton (University of Exeter, Human Behaviour and Cultural Evolution Group): Examining long-run determinants of modern-day economic development: State history affects the quality of modern institutions.
Flóra Samu (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, MTA TK "Lendület" Research Center for Educational and Network Studies (RECENS)): Exchange of reputational information and cooperation: A laboratory experiment
Joanna J. Bryson (Computer Science, University of Bath; Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton): Explaining Parochialism: A Causal Account for Political Polarisation in Changing Economic Environments

 

~ Coffee break ~

 
KEYNOTE LECTURE 

11:00-12:00
Marina Butovskaya (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia): Genes, aggression and reproduction in traditional African societies: an evolutionary approach

 

SPEED SESSION 2 – 12:00-12:30
Gert Stulp (University of Groningen): Mismatch or misnomer?
Károly Takács (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, MTA TK "Lendület" Research Center for Educational and Network Studies (RECENS): The Discounting of Evolutionary Explanations in Sociology
Stefaan Blancke (Department of Cognitive Science, CEU/ Department of Philosophy and Mora Science, Ghent University): Whence pseudoscience? An epidemiological approach

 

~ Lunch break ~
  
SESSION 1A

14:00-15:40
Anthony J. Lee (The University of Glasgow, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology): Investigating mate preferences through a data-driven analysis of online personal descriptions.
Zsófia Csajbók (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science): A higher ‘GPA’ or at least a passing grade in all ‘subjects’? Passing the exam as a potential mate
Ayten Yeşim Semchenko (Middle East Technical University, Ankara; Theoretical and Evolutionary Biology, Charles University, Prague): The Relationship between Dating Application “Matches’” Attractiveness and Sexual – including Unsafe – Intentions

 

SESSION 1B

14:00-15:40
Erhao Ge (Lanzhou University, Department of Life Sciences): Large-scale cooperation driven by reputation, not fear of High Gods
Martin Fieder (Departement of Anthropology, University of Vienna):  New Evidence for the recent Evolution of Religions
Wendy Iredale (Canterbury Christ Church University): Giving guys get the girls - A study showing that displays of altruism predict reproductive success in males regardless of personal resources
Duncan N. E. Stibbard Hawkes (University of Durham): A Noisy Signal: Hadza hunting reputation and the costly signalling hypothesis

 

~ Coffee break ~

 
SESSION 2A

16:00-17:15
Robert Lynch (University of Turku): Social bonds, integration and reproduction in an immigrant population during World War II
Jaye McLaughlin (Brunel University, College of Life Sciences, Centre for Culture and Evolution): Economic inequality and violence in London neighbourhoods
Naomi Muggleton (Department of Psychology, University of Warwick): Do Men or Women Promote Sexual Double Standards? Evidence for Sex-Specific Control Theory

 

SESSION 2B

16:00-17:15
Petr Tureček (Faculty of Science, Charles University, Department of Philosophy and History of Science): The impact of paternal and maternal grandmothers on their grandchildren survival in 17-19th century West Bohemia
Maarten H.D. Larmuseau (KU Leuven, Biology, Laboratory of Socioecology and Social Evolution): Sex, lies and Y-chromosomes: the secret love lives of our genealogical ancestors
Tereza Zikánová (Charles University, Faculty of Humanities/ National Institute of Mental Health): I know you love me: Eye-tracking Study of Courtship Behaviors

 

POSTER SESSION

17:30-19:00

 

Friday, 6th April 2018
KEYNOTE LECTURE – 9:00-10:00
Maryanne Fisher (Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada): What We Know (and Don't Know) about Women's Intrasexual Competition

 

SPEED SESSION 1

10:00-10:20
Nichola Raihani (University College London, Experimental Psychology):Cooperation and Conflict in Paranoia
Janko Međedović (Institute of Criminological and Sociological Research, Belgrade, Serbia): Evolutionary trade-offs can explain inter-individual variance in psychopathy

 

~ Coffee break ~

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE

10:50-11:50
Ádám Miklósi (Eötvös Lóránt University, Budapest, Hungary): On dogs and humans: An ethological approach to a friendship

 

SPEED SESSION 2

11:50-12:10
Sonja Windhager (Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna): Shaping rating studies: social perception of facial morphs calibrated by body fat
Amy V Newman (Northumbria University, Psychology): No evidence for consistent eye colour preferences across relationship histories

 

~Lunch break ~

 

SESSION 1A

13:40-15:20
Laura J Brown (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Department of Population Health): Are mothers less likely to breastfeed in harsh environments? Environmental quality and breastfeeding in Bradford, UK
Asmir Gračanin (Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka): Can life history strategy predict assortment in personality traits?
Caroline Allen (Institute of Neuroscience, Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Newcastle University, UK): Hunger, impulsivity, and early life adversity
Domagoj Švegar (University of Rijeka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology): Facial emotion recognition in violent men: The role of female expression of disgust in sexual coercion

 

SESSION 1B

13:40-15:20
Mark Ord (Northumbria University, Department of health and life sciences): Mate choice copying: the next replication issue for psychology?
Mihály Berkics (Institute of Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary): Seven deadly sins of potential romantic partners: dealbreakers in mating preferences
Alexandre Suire (University of Montpellier, Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution de Montpellier, CNRS UMR 5554): Human vocal behavior within competitive and courtship contexts and its relation to mating success
Arnaud Tognetti (Institut des Sciences de l’Evolution de Montpellier): Does he sound cooperative? Acoustic correlates of cooperativeness

 

~ Coffee break ~

 

STUDENT WORKSHOP

15:40-17:10

Good practice in peer review - training session

 
Saturday, 7th April 2018
KEYNOTE LECTURE

09:00-10:00
New Investigator Award 2018
Eleanor Power (London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Methodology): Faith in the Faithful: Religious Practice, Reputation, and Social Networks in Rural South India

 

SPEED SESSION

10:00-10:20
Sarah Myers (University College London, Department of Anthropology): A Life History Perspective on Maternal Emotional Investments During Infancy
Petra Gyuris (Institute of Psychology, University of Pécs, Hungary): Relatedness, rather than co-residence mediates the relationship of half and full siblings

 

~ Coffee break ~

 

PLENARY

10:50-12:30
Alyson Blanchard (Bishop Grosseteste University (Lincoln, UK), Department of Psychology): Desperate times & desperate measures: Existential threats and fast life history traits do not predict voting for Brexit or Trump
Bret Beheim (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology): Atherosclerosis as a Culturally-Transmitted Disease among Acculturating Horticulturalists
Katharina E. Pink (Family and Population Studies, Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven): Extrinsic mortality effects on out of wedlock fertility in 18th and 19th century Krummhörn, Germany
Jitka Lindová (National Institute of Mental Health, Klecany; Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague):  Dominance, power and relationship quality in long-term heterosexual couples

 

~ Lunch break ~

 

SESSION A

14:00-15:40
Gianluca Grimalda (Institute for the World Economy): Social image promotes cooperation more than altruistic punishment
Daniel Redhead (University of Essex, Department of Psychology): The dynamics of cooperation and social status in a small-scale society
Szabolcs Számadó (MTA Centre for Social Sciences, RECENS "Lendület" research group): Caring for parents: an evolutionary rationale
Alberto J C Micheletti (University of St Andrews, School of Biology): Why war is a man’s game

 

SESSION B

14:00-15:40
Masanori Takezawa (Hokkaido University, Department of Behavioral Science): Cultural evolution of artistic traditions in a laboratory: Entropy and aesthetic preferences.
Daniel Smith (University of Bristol, Bristol Medical School: Population Health Sciences): O Brother, where art thou? Investment in siblings for inclusive fitness benefits, not father absence, predicts earlier menarche
Barbara Batta (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Institute of Psychology, Department of Personal and Clinical Psychology): Memory suggestibility in an evolutionary perspective
Anna Rotkirch (Finnish Family Federation, Population Research Institute): Gender differences in real-life friendship groups

 

~ Coffee break ~

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

16:00-17:30

GALA DINNER

19.00