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Thinking in Time: Cognition, Communication and Learning (CCL)

The Lund Symposium on Cognition, Communication and Learning

Lund Symposium on Cognition, Communication and Learning

A warm welcome to the official website of the international symposium Communication, Cognition and Learning. The symposium will be held at the unique Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art (Skissernas Museum) in Lund, Sweden, 24-26 April, 2019. 

Keynote speakers and titles of their talks:

  • Linda Smith 
    Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    The data in time and infant statistical learning: The multi-scale structure of everyday experience
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  • Pankaj Sah 
    University of Queensland, Australia
    Partial Reinforcement in Learning
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  • Mairéad MacSweeney 
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Language, Cognition and the Brain: Insights from deafness and sign language
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  • Gustaf Gredebäck 
    Uppsala University, Sweden
    Infant’s actions broaden their mind, examples from social perception, executive control and the development of mathematics.
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  • Kia Nobre 
    Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, United Kingdom
    Temporal structure in cognition.
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  • Antonia Hamilton
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Neurocognitive mechanisms of human social interaction
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  • Eric Pakulak
    University of Oregon/Stockholm University, Sweden
    It's About Time: Cognitive Neuroscience, Education and Inequality
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  • Ping Li
    Center for Language Science, PennState, USA
    Understanding the language learning brain with cyber-enabled approaches and computational methods.

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Presentation of the symposium

Cognition, communication, and learning are fundamental for human beings.  They are the pillars that human development and acquisition of skills rest upon. This symposium is intended to be a forum for interdisciplinary perspectives on these three themes with researchers from different disciplines. We invite abstracts for the General Session and the Poster session related, but not limited, to the following topics:
  • Perception, cognition and language
  • Language acquisition 
  • Language and cognitive development and evolution
  • Language and consciousness
  • Language and gesture
  • Linguistic typology and cognition
  • Multicultural communication and cognition
  • Neuro- and psycholinguistic approaches to language and cognition
  • Translation and cognition
  • Early mathematics learning as a preparation for elementary school,
  • Developmental issues regarding children’s mentalizing abilities,
  • Attentional behavior in young children
  • Hearing vs nonhearing children
  • Multimodal communication and learning in noise
  • Robotics (motivation, emotion, attention)
  • Bilingualism
  • Memory, mental imagery, audio description
  • Cognitive impairment and language use