Previous conferences

BCCCD 2017 - 5-7 January 2017

INVITED SPEAKERS
Tania Singer (MPI, Leipzig) “The neuroscience of social emotions and cognition: From ontogeny to plasticity”
Alison Gopnik (Berkeley) “When and why children are better learners than adults”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
Representing abstract knowledge
Richard Aslin (University of Rochester)
Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz (INSERM)
David Barner (UC San Diego)
Martin Giurfa (University Paul Sabatier of Toulouse, CNRS)
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BCCCD 2016 - 7-9 January 2016

INVITED SPEAKERS
Nathan J. Emery (University of London) “A bird's eye view of human cognition”
Alan Leslie (Rutgers University) “What’s moral about core moral judgment?”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
The development of explanatory reasoning: biological, cognitive, and social processes
Giorgio Vallortigara (University of Trento)
Andrei Cimpian (New York University)
Katherine Kinzler (Cornell University)
Elizabeth Bonawitz (Berkeley)
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BCCCD 2015 - 8-10 January 2015

INVITED SPEAKERS
Brian Scholl (Yale University) “Core knowledge grows up”
Elizabeth Spelke (Harvard University) “Core knowledge and conceptual change: The case of social cognition”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
Symbolic representations: who has them and how are they acquired? Insights from human infants and chimpanzees
William Hopkins (Georgia State University)
Melissa Allen (University of Bristol)
Teodora Gliga (Birkbeck University)
Patricia Ganea (University of Toronto)
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BCCCD 2014 - 9-11 January 2014

INVITED SPEAKERS
Daphné Bavelier (University of Geneva) “Action video games as exemplary learning tools”
Elisabetta Visalberghi (The Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (ISTC), Rome) “Use of hammers and anvils to crack open nuts by wild capuchin monkeys”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
The nature and consequences of children’s concepts of social groups
Yarrow Dunham (Yale University)
Katherine Kinzler (Cornell University)
Marjorie Rhodes (New York University)
Adam Rutland (Goldsmiths, University of London)
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BCCCD 2013 - 10-12 January 2013

INVITED SPEAKERS
Laurie R. Santos (Yale University) “The evolutionary origins of theory of mind: What monkeys know about the beliefs of others”
Stanislas Dehaene (INSERM, Collège de France) “Advances in understanding reading acquisition”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
Bayesian modeling of cognitive development
Noah D. Goodman (Stanford University)
Elizabeth Bonawitz (Berkeley University)
Máté Lengyel (CEU, Cambridge university)
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BCCCD 2012 - 12-14 January 2012

INVITED SPEAKERS
Lila Gleitman (University of Pennsylvania, USA) “Words can be learned by observation, but only when the shoe fits”
Ilona Kovács (Budapest university of technology and economics ) “Ready to experience: binocular function is turned on earlier in preterm infants ”
István Winkler (MTA, Hungarian academy of sciences) “Sensitivity to auditory temporal stimulus parameters in newborn infants ”

INVITED SYMPOSIUM
Probabilistic models, inductive inference and possible worlds
Tobias Gerstenberg (MIT)
Luca Bonatti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Laura Schulz (MIT)
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BCCCD 2011 - 14-16 January 2011

INVITED SPEAKERS
Ellen M. Markman (Stanford University) “How children generalize what they have learned: Factors that affect the scope, importance, and robustness of generalization”
Josep Call (MPI, Leipzig) “Memory and meta-memory in the great apes”

INVITED SYMPOSIA
Integrated approaches to phonological and lexical development
Laura Bosch and Marta Ramon-Casas (Universitat de Barcelona)
Dan Swingley (University of Pennsylvania)
Thierry Nazzi and Nayeli Gonzalez Gomez
Marilyn Vihman (University of York)

Development of social cognition in the first two years of life
Ágnes M. Kovács (CEU, Budapest)
James Stack (Lancaster University)
Ulf Liszkowski (MPI, Nijmegen)
Beate Sodian, Claudia Thoermer, Susanne Kristen and Hannah Perst (University of Munich)

Developmental origins of property ownership
Sarah Brosnan (Georgia State University)
Patricia Kanngiesser, Nathalia Gjersoe and Bruce M. Hood (University of Bristol)
Philippe Rochat (Emory University)
Ori Friedman, Karen R. Neary (University of Waterloo)

Comparative aspects of social cognition: caveats and perspectives Juliane Kaminsky (MPI Leipzig)
Shoji Itakura (Kyoto University, Department of Psychology)
Zsófia Viranyi (Vienna University, Wolf Science Center)
József Topál (MTA, PKI, Hungary)
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