Wednesday, April 5th
9:00-17:00 Pre-conference Satellite meeting on « Cultural Evolution by Cultural Attraction: Empirical Issues » (more information here)
17:00 Registration for main conference opens
18:00 – 19 :00 Plenary Lecture 1 (Jean Jaurès)
Dan Sperber, An evolutionary approach to human reason
19:00 Welcome reception
Thursday, April 6th
09:00 – 10:00 Plenary Lecture 2 (Jean Jaurès)
Melissa Bateson, Obese humans and fat birds: a possible role for developmental food insecurity?
Gonzalez-Forero, M., Faulwasser, T., Lehmann, L. A model for brain life history evolution
Frankenhuis, W. Cognitive Adaptations to Harsh Environments
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee & tea
Howard, J., Gibson, M. Testing evolutionary explanations for female genital cutting: does it control female sexual behaviour or enhance paternity certainty?
Bovet, J., Raiber, E., Ren, W., Wang, C., Seabright, P.Parent-offspring conflict over mate choice : An experimental investigation in China
Myers, S., Page, A., Dyble, M., Migliano, A. Why so many Agta boys? Extreme sex ratios in Philippine Foragers: A test of evolutionary hypotheses
Willführ, K., Johow, J., Voland, E. Differential mortality of reproductive females by family-network composition: Family matters, indeed
Hedges, S., Sear, R., Todd, J., Urassa, M., Lawson, D. Are children more valuable at school or at home? Testing the assumptions underlying economic and evolutionary models of the demographic transition in rural Tanzania
Hopcroft, R. Is fertility after the demographic transition maladaptive?
12:20 - 13:20 Lunch (Espace Curie)
+ Student Event 1: Young Scientists Lunch with the recipients of the EHBEA New Investigator Award
All young scientists invited! (Ribot and Djebar)
13:20 – 14:20 Parallel sessions 3A, 3B, 3C
Pawlowski, B., Nowak, J., Borkowska, B. Augustyniak, D. Drulis-Kawa Z. Man's body height and immune system quality
Havlíček, J., Winternitz, J., Abbate, J., Huchard, E. Garamszegi, L. Patterns of MHC-dependent mate selection in humans and non-human primates: a meta-analysis.
Hill, A., Cárdenas, R., Wheatley, J., Welling, L., Burriss, R., Claes, P., Apicella, C., McDaniel, M., Little, A., Shriver, M. Puts, D. Communicating developmental stability: People with symmetrical faces have more attractive voices.
Page, A., Viguier, S., Dyble, M., Smith, D., Chaudhary, N., Thompson, J., Salali, G., Mace, R., Migliano, A.Why care for someone else's child? Testing adaptive hypotheses in Agta foragers
Berg, V., Lawson, D., Rotkirch, A. Is early parenthood costly or advantageous? Availability of alloparents and reproductive timing in contemporary Finland
Rickard, I., Courtiol, A.,Relationships between twinning and fertility: a case of ecological fallacy within individuals?
Alvergne, A., Vlajic Wheeler, M., Hogqvist Tabor, V. Can premenstrual symptoms be used as a cue to an undiagnosed infection? Insights from digital health
Zelaźniewicz, A., Nowak, J., Figura, R., Groyecka, A., Pawłowski B. Disgust sensitivity and pharyngeal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus
Wisman, A. The smell of death: Frightening or merely disgusting?
14:20 – 15:10 Session 4 (Jean Jaurès): Genomic
Theofanopoulou, C., Messner, A., O'rourke, T., Gastaldon, S., Martins, P., Alamri, S., Samuels, B., Boeckx, C. Paleogenomic evidence for self-domestication in Homo sapiens
David Hill, W., Arslan, R., Xia, C., Luciano, M., Amador, C., Navarro, P., Hayward, C., Nagy, R., Porteous, D., Mcintosh, A., Deary, I., Haley, C., Penke, L. Contribution of rare genetic variants to intelligence and personality revealed by genomic analysis of family data
15:10 – 15:40 Coffee & tea
15:40 – 16:40 Plenary Lecture 3 (Jean Jaurès)
Johannes Krause - The genetic history of Europe: Migration and Adaptation in prehistory
16:40 – 16:50 Break
16:50 – 18:20 Poster session 1
18:30 Wine reception
+ Student Event 2: Free Food & Drinks!
Friday, April 7th
Friederike Range, The effect of domestication on cooperation
10:00 – 10:50 Session 5: Animal social cognition (Jean Jaurès)
Jensen, K. Working against unfairness – absence of disadvantageous inequity aversion in chimpanzees and bonobos
De Las Heras, A., Sperber, D., Call, J. Do chimpanzees and orangutans communicate in a cooperative task?
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee & tea
11:20 – 12:20 Speed session 6: Social cognition, communication and cultural transmission (Jean Jaurès)
Molleman, L., Glowacki, L. Subsistence styles shape human social learning strategies
Mercier, H., Miton, H. Evolutionarily valid cues to informational dependency
Scanlon, L., Kendal, J., Tehrani, J., Lobb, A.The cultural evolution of knot tying: an analysis of the cultural transmission of granny and reef knots
Winters, J., Morin, O. Emergence of optimal codes is contingent on the mode and function of communication
Müller, T., Morisseau, T., Winters, J., Morin, O. The Influence of Common Perceptual Context on the Evolution of Graphic Codes
Lindova, J., Sedlova Malkova, G. What do studies on grey parrots teach us about human verbal communication?
12:20 - 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 14:20 Parallel sessions 7A, 7B, 7C
Session 7A: Mating 2 (Jean Jaurès)
Lyons, M., Jones, A., Cook, R., Lacey, J.Women's preference for Dark Triad male faces in short and long-term relationships: The roles of childhood safety and material inequality
Fortunato, L., Clauset, A.Revisiting the effect of red on competition in humans
Maestripieri, D.Morningness / eveningness as a human life history trait
Session 3B: Archaeology (Théodule Ribot)
Jarecki, J., Kellberg Nielsen, T., Riede, F., Bach, L., Johannsen, NN., Lombard, M.Stone Age bow hunting as a robust strategy for human expansion: a computational model
Kristian, T., Fusaroli, R., Heimann, K., Gonzalez, S., Lombard, M., Fay N., Johannsen, NN., Riede, F., Roepstorff, A. Perceptual and symbolic adaptations in prehistoric symbolic behavior
Kratschmer A., Lombard M. Tracking strategies and hunting technology as beacons for the emergence of symbolic thinking
Session 7C: Social Cognition and Cooperation (Paul Langevin)
Tan, J., From Error Costs to Error Probability: Modeling Error Management in Social Decisions
Ruth Mace, Matthew Thomas, Jiajia Wu, Qiaoqiao He, Ting Ji, Yi Tao Tag-based reputation is associated with fitness costs and exclusion from cooperative networks
Moffat-Knox, B-D. It's nicer to be nice when it serves our prosocial reputation: a study of blood donor warm glow
14:25 – 15:15 Session 8 (Jean Jaurès): Social cognition in the digital age
Morrison, E., Rich, J., Cox, J., Nguyen, T. Crowdfunding: do looks matter?
Davis, A., Mac Carron, P., Cohen, E. Buffering effects of social cohesion and support during exercise
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee & tea
15:45 – 16:45 Session 9 (Jean Jaurès): Social heuristics
Safra, L., Baumard, N., Chevallier, C. Are people actually choosing a leader when asked to do so?
Van Den Berg, P., Wenseleers, T. Uncertainty about social interactions leads to the evolution of cooperative heuristics
16:45 – 17:00 Break
17:00 – 18:30 Poster session 2
19:30 Conference dinner* (La Barge) and Best Poster Awards
Saturday, April 8th
9:00 Plenary Lecture 5 - Young Investigator Award (Jean Jaurès)
Urszula Marcinkowska - La donna è mobile (?). Digressions on hormones and women's sexual preferences and activity.
10:00 – 10:50 Session 10: Sexual coercion and polygyny (Jean Jaurès)
Alger, I. How many wives do men want? On the evolution of polygyny rates
Baniel, A., Cowlishaw, G., Huchard E. Sexual coercion in a promiscuous primate society
10:50 – 11:20 Coffee & tea
11:20 – 12:30 Speed Session 11: Culture
Morin, O., Miton, H. A cultural attraction model predicts the frequency of heraldic shield types with precision
Miu, E., Rendell, L. The role of recombination in cumulative culture
Duda, P., Minocher, R., Zrzavý, J. Phylogenetic supertree of human populations as a tool for testing hypotheses about human ecological and cultural adaptations through cross-cultural comparison
Watts, J., Sheehan, O., Bulbulia, J., Gray, R., Atkinson, Q. Greater political hierarchy predicts faster conversion to Christianity
Minocher R., Duda P., Jaeggi A.Non-independence in the SCCS: polygyny and the effect of cultural history.
Palomo-Vélez, G., Tybur, J., Van Vugt, M. What information affects meat attitudes? Testing an evolutionarily derived intervention
12:30 - 13:20 Lunch
13:20 – 14:10 Session 12: The evolution of cooperation (Jean Jaurès)
Roberts, G. Helping others can be an honest signal of cooperative strategy (rather than quality) in partner choice
Međedović, J.Interpersonal and affective psychopathy features can be adaptive in evolutionary context
14:10 – 15:10 Plenary Lecture 6 (Jean Jaurès)
Rebecca Bliege-Bird - Sharing as competitive aggrandizing or prosocial signal? Costly signaling in hunter gatherer social strategies
15:10 – 15:20 Coffee & tea
15:20 EHBEA Annual General meeting (Jean Jaurès)
Lunches and coffees are served on location and free for registered delegates
There are three types of talks : plenary long talks, plenary speed talks and parallell long talks. Speed talks should last 8 minutes (followed by 1 or 2 questions), long talks should last 15 minutes (+ 5 minutes of questions).
* Reservations for the conference dinner are made separately upon registration. If places are still available, you may also buy tickets to the conference dinner from the organisers during the event.