Symposium 2013 > Schedule

20-September – WANG CENTER
4:20-4:50 WELCOME/OVERVIEW
4:50-5:40 Foundations for symbolic mathematics: development and evolution of our primitive number sense
Elizabeth Brannon—Department of Psychology and Neuroscience—Duke University
5:40-6:30 Why integers require set representations
Lisa Feigenson—Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences—Johns Hopkins University
21-September – WANG CENTER
9:00-9:20 COFFEE/WELCOME
9:20-10:10 Eventive enumeration
Barry Schein—Department of Linguistics—University of Southern California
10:10-11:00 The acquisition of mathematical concepts: beyond logical construction
Susan Carey—Department of Psychology—Harvard University
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15-12:05 Numbers as tools for thinking
Michael C. Frank—Department of Psychology—Stanford¬ University
12:05-1:20 LUNCH BREAK
1:20-2:10 Whorf in sheep’s clothing: The role of language in creating large exact number
Daniel Casasanto—Department of Psychology—University of Chicago
2:10-3:00 Communicating about quantity without a language model: The ways in which number devices are, and are not, like words in homesign
Susan Goldin-Meadow—Department of Psychology—University of Chicago
3:00-3:15 BREAK
3:15-4:05 Neural basis for quantifiers and number knowledge
Murray Grossman—Department of Neurology—University of Pennsylvania
4:05-4:55 Quantities and quantifiers: Weber’s Law, monotonicity, and modularity
Yosef Grodzinsky—Department of Linguistics—McGill University
4:55-5:30 BREAK
5:30-6:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Dissociations between mathematical and language syntax
Stanislas Dehaene—Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit—INSERM-CEA
22-September – WANG CENTER
9:00-9:20 COFFEE/WELCOME
9:20-10:10 A hierarchical view of grounded, embodied, and situated numerical cognition
Martin H. Fischer—Division of Cognitive Sciences—University of Potsdam
10:10-11:00 Non-numerical properties of the mental number line and the relativity of left and right
Peter Brugger—Department of Neurology— University Hospital Zürich
11:00-11:50 Possible number systems
Lance Rips—Psychology Department—Northwestern University
11:50-12:10 BREAK
12:10-1:00 Why is a raven like writing desk? Parallels and divergences between number words and scalar quantifiers
Jesse Snedeker—Department of Psychology—Harvard University
1:00-1:50 Mental magnitudes and the problem of reference
Charles Randy Gallistel—Department of Psychology—Rutgers University