Presentations

30 June 2022: A Comprehensive Framework to Study the Psychological Appeal for Narrative Fictions. Workshop ‘From Cultural Evolution to Computational Humanities: Building a Bridge’. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Jena (Germany). (Talk).

29 June 2022: Exploratory preferences explain the human fascination for imaginary worlds. Workshop ‘From Cultural Evolution to Computational Humanities: Building a Bridge’. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Jena (Germany). (Talk).

23 April 2022: Experimental evidence suggests that exploratory preferences explain the cultural distribution of fictions with imaginary worlds. European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (EHBEA). (Poster)

10 March 2022: What fictions do people like at different ages? Predictions from evolutionary developmental psychology. Cognitive Development Center Seminar. Central European University. (Talk)

3 March 2022: The cultural evolution of non-existant worlds in fictions. International Society for Fiction and Fictionality Studies (ISFFS/SIRFF)’s Second International Conference on Impossible Fictions. University of Chicago. (Talk)

3 February 2022: Imaginary Worlds: An Ingredient for Fictional Recipes. Seminar of the Musée de l’Homme. (Talk)

10 December 2021: The cultural evolution of imaginary worlds. Imagination and Moral Cognition Lab. (Talk)

9 November 2021: The cultural evolution of imaginary worlds. French Society for Evolutionary Human Sciences. Second annual meeting. (Talk)

6 September 2021: Why Imaginary Worlds? Exploratory preferences explain the cultural success of fictions with imaginary worlds in modern societies. European Brain and Behaviour Society (EBBS). (Poster)

25 June 2021: Why Imaginary Worlds? Exploratory preferences explain the cultural success of fictions with imaginary worlds in modern societies. Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES) Conference. Poster Award finalist. (Poster + Flash talk)

7 June 2021: Why Imaginary Worlds? Exploratory preferences explain the cultural success of fictions with imaginary worlds in modern societies. Culture Conference. (Poster)

25 March 2021: Exploratory preferences explain the cultural success of fictions with imaginary worlds. European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (EHBEA). (Poster)

25 March 2021: The cultural evolution of imaginary worlds. European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (EHBEA). (Speed talk)

23 November 2020: Why Fiction? An evolutionary and cognitive approach. Workshop « Debating Fictions ». UNIL (Lausanne) and Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris). (Talk)*

12 March 2020: The cultural evolution of comedy film. Colloquium « State of the art of comedy in France », Laboratoire LASLAR. Université Caen Normandie (France). (Talk)*

*In French.