EVENTS

B4: The research camp MIT Media Lab Macro Connections Group and CICS-UDD

For the second year in a row, the MIT Media Lab Macro Connections Group and the Social Complexity Research Center at UDD, together with its doctoral program in Social Complexity Sciences, will conduct an intensive research project in Valparaiso that will bring together teachers and students from both institutions in ...

First session of Interdisciplinary Discussions: The Foundations of Human Behavior

The Social Complexity Research Center (CICS) of the Government Faculty at Universidad del Desarrollo, together with the Complex Systems Institute of Valparaiso, will held their First Session of Interdisciplinary Discussions: “The Foundations of Human Behavior”. This event is scheduled for October 6 th and 7 th at UDD and ISCV, respectively. This session seeks to ...

Research Camp “Bit, Bots & Behavior” in joint collaboration with MIT Media LAB will take place this January in Valparaiso

B3 is an intense four week RESEARCH CAMP combining graduate students from the Macro Connections Group at the MIT Media Lab, the Center for Research for Social Complexity at Universidad del Desarrollo (UDD), and selected students from other graduate programs in Chile. B3 is led by Cesar A. Hidalgo, PhD ...

CICS holds the closing seminar for the FONDEF IDeA Project “An interdisciplinary look into sociability in the classroom and amongst school children”

CICS will host an afternoon for open and multidisciplinary dialogue where results from the FONDEF IDeA CA13I10339 research project will be presented. This project developed a videogame that allows researchers to measure sociability amongst school children. Argentinian researcher Daniel Miguez and Chilean researcher Guillermo Zamora, both of whom are experts in ...

Conference on Morality: Cognitive and Evolutionary Origins

Santiago, Chile July 29 – August 1, 2015 Atoms have no morality, physics has no morality—so why do humans have morality? This conference explores the cognitive foundations and evolutionary origins of moral reasoning, moral judgments, and moral emotions. Human social life is steeped in moral concepts (right versus wrong, obligation, cheater, trustworthy, free ...

“CICS Season Finale” closure event this Thursday

Lectures from Isabel Behncke from the University of Oxford, Katarzyna Nowak from the University of Cambridge, and Beau Lotto from the University of Edinburgh, will mark the closure event for the year 2014 for the Research Center for Social Complexity. The activity “Season Finale CICS” “Cognition and Behavior in human and ...

First Chilean and Latin-American Meeting on Evolutionary Psychology will be held in Santiago de Chile this November

CONFIRM YOUR ASSISTANCE HERE* The Meeting on Evolutionary Psychology will start with an opening keynote from the renowned Harvard University's anthropologist, Dr. Richard Wrangham. He will be followed by numerous of the most outstanding exhibitions presented at The Human Behavior and Evolution Conference (HBES) 2014. The closing lecture will be delivered by Dr. ...

“Evolutionary Psychology and the Design of Human Reasoning”. Leda Cosmides’s CICS Lecture

CONFIRM YOUR ASSISTANCE HERE Leda Cosmides is currently Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California (UCBS), also founder and co director of the  the UCBS Center for Evolutionary Psychology. She obtained her PhD in Cognitive Psychology at Harvard, did postdoctoral work with Roger Shepard at ...

Call for Applications: Faculty Position at CICS-UDD

The Center for Research in Social Complexity – Universidad del Desarrollo, open a call for applications for a faculty position that offers you: Total freedom in conducting your research agenda. A creative, intellectually stimulating, and friendly work environment. Multidisciplinary collaboration with leading researchers in Chile and worldwide. A competitive salary. Our center is unique among ...

“Dynamic mechanism design for a global commons”. Rodrigo Harrison’s CICS Lecture

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE Rodrigo Harrison is currently an Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Economía of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He obtained his Ph. D. in Economics at the Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.  Lecture: "Dynamic mechanism design for a global commons" When: Tuesday, 27th May, 14:00 hrs. Where: Sala Penal, Universidad del Desarrollo, campus ...

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