Call for Abstracts

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Penetrability/Impenetrability/Penetration Lite

  • Conceptual or Non-conceptual content of perception

  • Cognitive penetration and perceptual learning

  • Relation between cognitive states with (all) sensory modalities

  • Cognitive penetration of lower-level or/and higher-level properties

  • Contextual and top-down influences on perceptual information processing

  • Effects of linguistic relativity on perception

  • Perception, emotion, and the arts

  • Bayesian approaches to cognitive penetration


8th September 2018 


We welcome submissions of extended abstracts (up to 1000 words excluding references). Each contributed presentation will be 40 minutes long, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.

Submissions should be made through the EasyChair system. In order to submit your abstract, please follow this link:

The official conference language is English; contributions in other languages will not be considered. Abstracts must be fully anonymous and suitable for blind refereeing.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 8th September 2018. We aim to make a decision on contributed papers by 30th September 2018.

Scientific Committee
Carola Barbero
Vincenzo Crupi
Anna-Maria Eder
Regina Fabry
Harmen Ghijsen
Francesco Marchi
Carlotta Pavese
Athanassios Raftoupoulos
Joulia Smortchkova
Jan Sprenger
Jona Vance
Alberto Voltolini