Cognitive Modules & Interfaces

Workshop

September 18th-19th 2012

Different fields of cognitive sciences - language acquisition, music, mathematics, reasoning, animal communication, pragmatics and social cognition - and their interactions, as well as neuroscience will be the topics of this workshop.


INVITED SPEAKERS:

LUCA BONATTI // ICREA and Pompeu Fabra Uni. Barcelona - Spain

At the origin of human rationality: infants' reasoning about future events

STANISLAS DEHAENE // Collège de France and Neurospin, Saclay - France

From word to sentence: in search of the brain mechanisms for constituent structure

LUCIANO FADIGA // University of Ferrara and Italian Institute of Technology - Italy

On the sensorimotor grounding of speech and language

LILA GLEITMAN // University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - USA

How to start at the beginning: the machinery of observational word learning

ISABELLE PERETZ // BRAMS/CRBLM University of Montreal - Canada

Music, language and modularity framed in action

CONSTANCE SCHARFF // Freie Universität Berlin - Germany

Thinking about language evolution at the zoo: insights from flies, birds, and bats

DAN SPERBER // CEU, Budapest - Hungary

Domain-general reasoning in a modular mind


Students and post-docs are invited to submit an abstract for a poster to marijana@sissa.it.

The abstracts will be evaluated by a group of reviewers. The authors of the best four abstracts will be invited to give a 15-20 min lecture during the workshop.

Deadline: July 20th 2012


workshop registration mandatory at chomskyandworkshop@sissa.it

Between June 16th and September 10th 2012

NO FEES FOR SISSA PEOPLE BUT ACCESS TO THE EVENT CAN BE GUARANTEED ONLY TO THOSE WHO REGISTERED BEFORE THE DEADLINE


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