Poštovane koleginice i kolege,
pozivamo vas na predavanje na engleskom jeziku "Kognitivna poboljšanja u Avatar terapiji šizofrenije" ( "Cognitive Enhancements in Avatar based schizophrenia therapy" ), koje će održati dr Alexander Gerner. Predavanje organizuje Centar za bioetičke studije u saradnji sa Institutom društvenih nauka.
Vreme: Petak, 30.10.2015 u 18:00
Mesto: Velika sala Instituta društvenih nauka, I. sprat, Kraljice Natalije 45
Alexander Gerner, Ph.D., is a theatre director / playright and researcher in philosophy based in Lisbon since 2000. Currently, he holds an FCT Post-Doc grant with his research project "Philosophy of Cognitive Enhancement" at the Centre of Philosophy of Science at the Science Faculty of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL). Gerner is Head of the strategic thematic research line of the CFCUL (2015-2020) "Philosophy of Human Technologies". In 2011 he was the recipient of a study fellowship at CASBS on Cognitive (Neuro-) Sciences and the Humanities. He received his PhD in May 2012 with a degree in History and Philosophy of Science with an FCT PhD grant at the Science Faculty of the UL. Current Research Areas include Philosophy of Cognitive Enhancement, Philosophy of Attention, Philosophy of Technology and Human Techniques, Integrative Medicine, Diagrammatology and Diagram Praxis in Science and Art; Philosophy of Gesture; Geophilosophy. He has co-authored Abduction and the Process of Scientific Discovery (2007) and Diagrammatology and Diagram Praxis (2010), as well as Altered Self and Altered Self-Experience (2014). He is author of Strata. Geophilosophical Notes on Sérgio Costa, and monograph Philosophical Investigations of Attention. He published recently on Philosophy of Cognitive Enhancement: "Enhancement as Deviation: Notes on a Philosophy of Enhancement" (2014); "Philosophical framework of Integrative Enhancements of perspective- taking and Virtual (ex-) bodiment in schizophrenia by psychosomatic CAST" (2015).
Abstract of the Presentation
"Cognitive Enhancements in Avatar based schizophrenia therapy "
Pharmacological efficacy in schizophrenia has limitations (one of four patients fail to respond to treatment with anti-psychotics). Psychosomatic wellbeing is enhanced in Integrative Avatar schizophrenia Therapies by CAST (computer assisted schizophrenia therapy). A philosophical framework of Externalization of a schizophrenic self of the patient in contact with his external avatar and their interrelation is proposed, dealing with Virtual Reality Enhancement of the self-other relation.
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