Jagiellońska 15, Collegium Maius
Saturday, 28th February 2015
9:00-10:00 Opening lecture: Małgorzata Sacha (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "What about religion?: Towards a new psychoanalytic paradigm"
10:15 – 11:30 PANEL SESSION I: chairman Anna Hojdeczko
10:15 – 10:35 Stanisław Radoń (The Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków): "Connections between creativity and possession on the light of neurological research"
10:35 - 10:55 Wacław Romer (University of Wrocław, Wrocław): "Sex: metaphysics versus neuroendocrinology"
10:55 – 11:15 Matylda Ciołkosz (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "The Possible Significance of the Activity of Mirror Neurones and Neural Synchronization in Modern Postural Yoga Practice"
11:45 – 13:00 PANEL SESSION II: chairman Katarzyna Szlęk
11:45 – 12:05 Krzysztof Dolega, (Ruhr-Universiät, Bochum): "Can a brain scientist believe in an afterlife?"
12:05 – 12:25 Mateusz Kusio (University of Oxford, Oxford): "Where is the place of understanding? – a case for dialogue between neurosciences and scriptural interpretation"
12:25 – 12:45 Dorota Tomaszewska, Adrian Mróz (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań): "How is our* immortality doing?"
14:00 – 15:15 PANEL SESSION III: chairman Kama Wodyńska
14:00-14:20 Hans Van Eyghen (Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam):
"A framework for understanding religious cognition as a form of advanced social cognition"
14:20 – 14:40 Jan Krátký, Martin Lang, John H. Shaver, Daniela Jerotijevič & Dimitris Xygalatas (University of Masaryk, LEVYNA laboratory, Brno): "Inducing Anxiety in a laboratory setting results in ritualized behavior"
14:40 – 15:00 Paweł Chyc (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań): „Heider-Simmel demonstration in Amazonia. Preliminary remarks from cross-cultural study of intentionality attribution"
15:30-16:45 PANEL SESSION IV: chairman Anna Maćkowiak
15:30-15:50 Aleš Chalupa (Masaryk University, LEVYNA, Brno): "Pythia and Inspired Divination in the Delphic Oracle: Cognitive Perspective"
15:50-16:10 Olaf Stachowski (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "The Magic Root: The history and possible future use of Ibogaine"
16:10-16:30 Jakub Szczęśniak (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "Altered states of consciousness as an adaptation"
17:00 – 18:30 DISSCUSSION PANEL: "The significance of biological mechanisms triggered during ritual for the formulation and interpretation of doctrinal notions"
Participants: Ede Frecska (University of Debrecen, Debrecen), Sebastian Schüler (Leipzig Univeristy, Leipzig), Radek Kundt (Masaryk University, LEVYNA, Brno), Tomasz Komendziński (Nikolaus Copernicus University, Toruń)
chairman: Matylda Ciołkosz (Jagiellonian University, Kraków)
Sunday, 1st march 2015
10:15 – 11:30 PANEL SESSION V: chairman Kama Wodyńska
10:15-10:35 Maciej Dulewicz (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "Neural correlates of religious experience - two basis approach in neurocognitive studies of religion"
10:35-10:55 Magdalena Pietrzak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań): "When does a child start to believe? – the cognitive and psychosocial readiness to the faith
10:55-11:15 Karolina Łapińska (University of Silesia, Katowice): "Viruses, memes, religion. Controversy around memetics and theory of religious viruses of the mind"
11:45 – 13:00 PANEL SESSION VI: chairman Anna Maćkowiak
11:45 – 12:05 Silvie Kotherová, Jakub Cigán, Paul Reddish (Masaryk University, LEVYNA, Brno): "Three hands. Does meditation practice cause body misperception?"
12:05 – 12:25 Michał Wójcik, Rafał Węgrzyn (University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wrocław): "How to exceed the limits of the body? Neurobiological basis for the "out of body experience" phenomenon and other bodily illusions"
12:25 – 12:45 Kamil Nowak (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "Self-knowledge in Chan Buddhism"
14:00 – 15:00 POSTER SESSION: chairman Karol Kaczorowski
15:15-16:30 PANEL SESSION VII: chairman Anna Hojdeczko
15:15 – 15:35 John MacMurphy (University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam): "Lucid Dreaming and the Mystical Experience"
15:35-15:55 Anna Mandrela (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "The conception of subconscious in New Age spirituality"
15:55-16:15 Marcin Koculak (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "Glimpses of another world - scientific approach to Near Death Experiences"
16:45-18:00 PANEL SESSION VIII: chairman Katarzyna Bajka
16:45 – 17:05 Jakub Cigán, Silvie Kotherová, Mudr. Milan Sepši, Lenka Krajčíková, Mudr. Mária Holická, Jiří Jarkovský (Masaryk University, LEVYNA, Brno): "Meditation makes me sick: Meditation and sensitivity to parasympathetic nervous system stimulation"
17:05 – 17:25 Beata Bober (University of Wrocław): "Willpower in the light of research on religiosity: can prayer be a panacea for many social problems?"
17:25-17:45 Krzysztof Dyga (Jagiellonian University, Kraków): "Mindfulness (and) meditation. Blessing for patients with severe mental illness or precipitator of psychosis?"
Karolina Karpe, Natalia Maryniaczyk, Michał Michta (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań): "Gratutide and multidimensionality of prayer practice"
Małgorzata Skwierczyńska (Academy of Special Education): "A mare is tormenting me!" - a personification of sleep paralysis"
Jakub Knurek, Izabela Bany, Katarzyna Wołoszyn (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin): "Biochemical effects of Physallis sp., a plant used in herbal medicine"
Joanna Gorgol, Jonatan Dalasiński (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń): "Induced God"
Maria Sadowska (Institute of Psychology, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszczy), Janusz Guzowski (Institute of Phylosophy, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń): "Looking for the religious person within the various models of personality structure"
Paulina Chmura, Elżbieta Szary (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin): "Is the low level of religiousness followed by the predisposition to depression?"
Łukasz Miciuk (The John Paul II Catholic University, Lublin): "Religiosity and well-being - the latest explorations"
Małgorzata Charęzińska (The John Paul II Catholic University, Lublin): "The question of Free Will in the face of the selected studies in the field of neuroscience"
Kamila Olga Stępień (The University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk): "Border situation in the perspective of lifelong learning"