The Chandaria Lectures
For a general
Gadgets for Mindreading and Imitation
Cultural Evolutionary Psychology
Chandaria Lectures, Institute of Philosophy, Senate House, University of
London, 8-15 December 2017.
On the origins of
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Keynote lecture, European Society for
Philosophy and Psychology, organised by Daniel Cohnitz, Ian Phillips,
Hannes Rakoczy & Gillian Ramchand, University of Tartu, 14-17 July 2015.
The cultural evolution of mind reading
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Keynote lecture, Royal
Holloway, University of London. 27th January 2015
minds: a qualified defence of associative learning
Royal Society Discussion Meeting, ‘Animal Minds: From Computation to
Evolution’, organised by Nicola Clayton, Uri Grodzinsky and Alex Thornton,
London, 16-17 January 2012. Details of the meeting and audio podcasts of
all talks at
Cultural inheritance of
Workshop on ‘New Thinking: The Evolution of Human
Cognition’, funded by All Souls College, the British Academy, Guarantors of
Brain and Magdalen College, University of Oxford, June 2011. For details of the
meeting and audio/video podcasts of all talks click
What’s ‘social’ about social learning?
Royal Society Satellite Meeting, ‘Social Learning in Human and Nonhuman
Animals: Theoretical and Empirical Dissections’, organised by Andrew Whiten,
Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire, 1-2 July 2010.
Details of the meeting and audio podcasts of all talks at
Cognitive Gadgets: New thinking from old parts. (video
Keynote, Cognitive Science Society annual meeting, 1 August 2020.
The Social Origins of Intelligence.
AI Forward Forum,
Tilburg University, 1 June 2021.
Metacognition: What is it? Where does it come from?
Diverse Intelligences Summer Institute, 29 June 2021.