"Cognitive Modules & Interfaces"
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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