Dear Colleagues,

The Cognitive Development Center at CEU is pleased to announce the sixth annual BCCCD meeting in Budapest, Hungary (January 5-7, 2017). BCCCD is the only annual conference entirely focused on cognitive development in Europe. Submissions from all areas within this field of research are welcome. Past BCCCD conferences included presentations on topics such as comparative cognition, cognitive bases of culture, conceptual learning, early social cognition, language, methodological issues, numeracy, or object cognition.

Frances Buttelmann, Gábor Bródy
Conference chairs

Keynote speakers

Alison Gopnik (Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley)
When and why children are better learners than adults

Tania Singer (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany)
The Neuroscience of Social Emotions and Cognition: From Ontogeny to Plasticity

Invited Symposium

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Speakers will include:

Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz (CEA, DSV/I2BM, NeuroSpin Center, Paris, France)

Martin Giurfa (Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale (CNRS), University of Toulouse, France)

David Barner (Language and Development Lab, UC San Diego)

And Susan Carey (Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge) as discussant