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13:00 20 March - 14:00 22 March 2015

The International Association for the Study of Affective Touch: Inaugural Congress


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33 Queen Square | London | WC1N 3BG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

The main aim of this congress is to provide a platform for fruitful scientific exchanges in this nascent field. The congress will bring together for the first time researchers from around the world exploring the nature and role of affective touch in the human brain and mind.

Speaker information: Emmanuel Bourinet, France; Carissa Cascio, USA; Chris Dijkerman, Netherlands; Robin Dunbar, UK; Katerina Fotopoulou, UK; Donna Lloyd, UK; Sarah Lloyd-Fox, UK; Francis Mcglone , UK; Michael Meaney, Canada; India Morrison, Sweden; HÃ¥kan Olausson, Sweden; Martin Paulus, USA; Charles Spence, UK; Sophia Vrontou, USA; Special Guest: Camila Batmanghelidjh, Kids Company, UK.

Abstracts are invited for empirical research presentations and posters by 21 December 2014. The conference aims to focus on studies on affective touch, but presentations on closely related topics, such as for example pain, are also welcome.


Paula Barkay
Please email | affectivetouch@gmail.com


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