New “save the date” for the Work in Progress Seminars (WIPS) series, organized by the LABSS. On March 1st, Aurora De Bortoli Vizioli will be presenting an experimental study on the relation between body-ownership and object-ownership.
At the Laboratory of Agent-Based Social Simulation we build computer models to help shed light on the complex social world. We applied this approach to develop a simulation of the Sicilian Mafia, and studied ways to fight pizzo collection.
On December 6th will continue the Work in Progress Seminars (WIPS) series, organized by the LABSS. Eugenia Polizzi di Sorrentino, ISTC-CNR associate, will present her ongoing research on the metabolic alterations on (dis)honesty.
LABSS is starting today a monthly brown-bag seminar series called “Work in Progress Seminars” (WIPS). These are interdisciplinary seminars for the cognitive and behavioural sciences (including biology) as they pertain to humans. WIPS are meant to be a venue for presenting early to mid stage and experiment-related research.
The Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies at the Italian National Research Council announces the opening of a postdoctoral position in Social and Cognitive Dynamics. The fellowship - funded by the Institute for Informatics and Telematics of the Italian National Research Council - is established to honour the memory of Rosaria Conte, Research Director and founder of the Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies in Rome, where the position will be housed.
The partners of the European Project PROTON, including the LABSS, gathered for the First Consortium meeting at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on October 16th and 17th. All partners participated to the sessions in order to present and discuss the preliminary findings of the research. The plenary meeting paved the way to a fruitful collaboration among the Consortium members during the next years of the project.