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Selected contributions to the Joint Conference and related new papers are published in:

Tschacher, Wolfgang and Dauwalder, Jean-Pierre (Eds.)(1999). Dynamics, Synergetics, Autonomous Agents - Nonlinear Systems Approaches to Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Science. Singapore: World Scientific.

1st Joint Conference on Complex Systems in Psychology/
6. Herbstakademie

organized by the
Herbstakademie "Selbstorganisation in Psychologie und Sozialwissenschaften"
and the
Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences

MARCH 2nd - 5th, 1997
GSTAAD (Switzerland)


SUNDAY March 2nd				
17:00-17:45	Hermann HAKEN (University of Stuttgart)
		Synergetics: basic concepts and applications	
		in psychology
17:45-18:15 Break
18:15-18:45	William SULIS (McMaster University)
		A formal theory of collective intelligence	
18:45-19:15	Wolfgang TSCHACHER & Christian SCHEIER (University of Bern)
		Order and pattern formation in psycho-social systems	
19:15-19:45	Discussion	
MONDAY March 3rd		
09:15-10:00	Richard EISER (University of Exeter)
		Attitudes and the self as self-organizing systems
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00	Stephen GUASTELLO (Marquette University)
		Hierarchical dynamics for organizational productivity	
11:00-11:30	Jean-Pierre DAUWALDER (University of Lausanne)
		Quality of life as an emergent phenomenon 
11:30-12:00	Discussion
12:00-17:00 Lunch, Sport	
		(16:00-16:30 Yoga exercises with Reinhard Scholze, Vienna)	
17:00-17:45	Francisco VARELA (LENA-CNRS Paris)
		Non-linearities and synchrony in brain processes
17:45-18:15 Break
18:15-18:45	John SHINER & M. DAVISON (University of Bern)
		On measures for order and complexity
18:45-19:15	Philippos VANGER, R. HOENLINGER, D. CZOGALIK
		& H. HAKEN (University of Stuttgart)
		Synergetic modeling in coding facial expressions
		of emotion during psychotherapy
19:15-19:45	Discussion
20:30-22:00 Social Event  (ice curling!)
TUESDAY March 4th				
09:15-10:00	Esther THELEN (Indiana University)
		Dynamics and the developmental origins of an embodied cognition
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00	Thomas BRÖCKER & Jürgen KRIZ (University of Osnabrück)
		Formation and adaptation of schemata
11:00-11:30	Luc CIOMPI (University of Bern)
		An affect-centered model of the psyche and its consequences for a 
		new understanding of nonlinear psychology and psychopathology	
11:30-12:00	Discussion
12:00-17:00 Lunch, Sport	
17:00-17:45	John S. NICOLIS (University of Patras)
		Non-chaotic fractal attractors as dynamic models 
		for linguistic processes
17:45-18:15 Break
18:15-18:45	Peter MOLENAAR & Karl NEWELL (University of Amsterdam)
		Direct fit of the Schoener-Haken-Kelso model to 
		oscillatory finger motions
18:45-19:15	Günter SCHIEPEK (University of Münster)
		Psychotherapy as a self-organizing dynamic 
		system: Research tools and practical consequences
19:15-19:45	Discussion
WEDNESDAY March 5th	
09:15-10:00	Rolf PFEIFER (University of Zürich)
		Autonomous agents: a new approach to cognitive science	
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00	Norbert GLASER & Philippe MORIGNOT (CRIN/CNRS, Lorraine)
		Societies of autonomous agents and their reorganization
11:00-11:30	Kazuo HIRAKI, Aiko SASHIMA & Steven PHILLIPS (Presto JST, Japan)
		A computational model of spatial development
11:30-12:00	Discussion
12:00-16:30 Lunch, Sport
16:30-17:15	Otto RÖSSLER (University of Tübingen)
		The origin of free will in coupled autonomous 
		optimizers with cognition
17:15-17:30 Break
17:30-18:00	Herbert JAEGER (GMD St Augustin)
		Transient attractors:from continuous dynamics 
		to symbolic units
18:00-18:30	Tim van GELDER (University of Melbourne)
		The dynamical hypothesis in cognitive science
18:30-19:00	Discussion and Conclusion


Bersier M. & S. Franz M. Dantas & Jean-Pierre Dauwalder 
 (University of Lausanne) 
 La modelisation du changement dans des processus de consultation
M. Dressel, R. Dünki & B. Ambühl (University of Zürich)
 Nonlinear EEG dynamic of schizophrenic patients under mental tasks
R. Dünki, E. Keller & B. Ambühl (University of Zürich)
 Temporal patterns of human behavior: expression of deterministic 1/f noise?
A. Federspiel & M. Koukkou (University of Bern)
 Analysis of EEG activity and EEG reactivity of young adults: nonlinear approach
L. Kocarev  (University of Skopje)
 Detecting generalized synchrony in a neural ensemble
Z. Kupper, W. Tschacher & H. Hoffmann (University of Bern)
 Correlates of order and ordering in the time course of schizophrenia
K. Newell, A. Liu & G. Mayer-Kress (University of Pennsylvania)
 Modeling the sequential structure of movement in learning a discrete timing task
G. Schiepek, S. Droste & I. Mertens (University of Münster)
 Dyadic patterns of co-alcoholic couples
S. Friedlmayer, E. Reznicek, G. Strunk (Youth & Welfare Vienna)
 Educational chances and structures of treatment seen as a nonlinear dynamic system
A.M. Hayes (University of Miami)
 The rating scale of therapy change process
F. Keller, S. Bigler & M. Storch (University of Zürich)
 The dynamics of personality change
H. Knyazeva (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)
 The Self-organization processes in human mind
D. Komplita & N. Kuehne et al. (University of Lausanne)
 Is it possible to know what's going on in a psychogeriatric day hospital?
G. Schmid, E. Spengler, R. Hardmeier et al. (C.G.Jung Institute)
 Protocol for changes during therapeutic treatment
H. Schneider, R. Barwinski, M. Fäh (University of Zürich)
 Investigating change in psychotherapy starting from process patterns

G. Bertocci & F. Orsucci (American University of Rome)
 Complexity approach in psychometrics: developing SCA test
M. Buscema (Semeion Research Center Rome)
 Self-reflexive networks
M. Buscema & M. Intraligi (Semeion Research Center)
 Artificial neural networks for drug vulnerability recognition and simulation
M. Coulson & S. Nunn (Middlesex University)
 The detection of catastrophe flags in personally relevant medical decisions
F. Cummins (Indiana University)
 Synergetic organization in speech rhythm
K. Dautenhahn (University of Reading)
 An inquiry into the internal and external aspects of social understanding
F. Gobet (University of Nottingham)
 Simulations of stagewise development with a symbolic architecture


Jean-Pierre Dauwalder
Department of psychology, University of Lausanne,
BFSH 2, CH-1015 Lausanne

Wolfgang Tschacher
Psychiatry Services, University of Bern,
Laupenstrasse 49, CH-3010 Bern

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