Friday, January 30, 2009

16th Summer School in Cognitive Science

The New Bulgarian University is announcing the 16th Summer School in Cognitive Science which will be held July 6-23, 2009 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The summer school offers advanced courses for graduate students and young researchers in a variety of areas, including cognitive modeling, neurosciences, linguistics, psychology, and philosophy. The lecturers include famous researchers like Robert Goldstone, Michael Spivey, Randal O'Reilly, Adele Diamond, Roger Thompson, Edward Necka, Tom Ward, etc.

Application deadline: March 1st, 2009
For more information:

16th International Summer School
Cognitive Science
NBU, Sofia, July 6-23, 2009

Michael Spivey (Cornell University, USA) – Embodied Cognition
Rob Goldstone (Indiana University, USA) – Collective Behavior
Roger Thompson (Franklin & Marshall College, USA) – Comparative Approaches to Cognition: Knowing Other Animal Minds
Edward Necka (Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland) – Individual Differences in Cognitive Processes
Randall C. O'Reilly (University of Colorado, USA) – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
Adele Diamond (University of British Columbia, Canada) – Prefrontal cortex executive functions: Genetic and environmental influences and clinical implications.
Tom Ward (University of Alabama, USA) – Creative Cognition in Real and Virtual Worlds
Boicho Kokinov (New Bulgarian University) – Analogy and Cognition

Participant Symposium
In addition to the courses, the participants can present their own doctoral projects and or results from their research. Submit a two page abstract by April 30th.

2nd Analogy Conference

Participants in the Summer School will have the unique chance to participate in the 2nd Analogy Conference ( without further costs. All main researchers in the field will be presenting at that conference.

Organised by the New Bulgarian University

Endorsed and Sponsored by:
* the Cognitive Science Society and
* European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCoP)

Application deadline: March 1st, 2009

New Bulgarian University
Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science
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