2012 Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development

Open to the Public
Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
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Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 1:00pm to Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 7:00pm

The Cognitive Development Center at CEU is pleased to announce the second annual BCCCD meeting in Budapest, Hungary. As the only annual European conference focusing on cognitive development, the BCCCD has included presentations in the past on comparative cognition, cultural cognition, early social cognition, language, conceptual learning, methodological issues, and moral cognition.

Lila Gleitman (University of Pennsylvania)
Ilona Kovács (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
István Winkler (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)


Action understanding and goal prediction in infancy

Organizer: Gustaf Gredebäck (Uppsala University)
Discussant: Ben Kenward
Presenters: Gustaf Gredebäck, Moritz Daum, Vicky Southgate, Amanda Brandone

Probabilistic models, inductive inference and possible worlds

Organizer: Laura Schulz (MIT)
Presenters: Laura Schulz, Luca Bonatti, Tobias Gerstenberg


Becoming an artefact expert: independent problem solving and conventional wisdom
Chairs: Sarah R. Beck and Nicola Cutting
Presenters: Andrew Simpson, Margaret A. Defeyter, Lara A.N. Wood, Sarah R. Beck

Early Gricean pragmatics
Chairs: Nausicaa Pouscoulous and Cat Davies
Presenters: Cat Davies, Frauke Berger, Nausicaa Pouscoulous

The elements of fairness
Chairs: Keith Jensen and Peter Blake
Presenters: Peter Blake, Katherine McAuliffe, Martina Wittig, Keith Jensen

Narrow-scope versus wide-scope approaches to action processing in infancy
Chairs: Ildikó Király and Birgit Elsner
Presenters: Szilvia Bíró, Markus Paulus, Marian Chen, Anja Gampe

Reference in infants' and toddlers' word learning
Chairs: Elika Bergelson and Eugenio Parise
Discussant: Lila Gleitman
Presenters: Eugenio Parise, Elika Bergelson, Teodora Gliga

Theory of mind from infancy to adulthood: empirical and theoretical advances
Chairs: Ian Apperly and Ágnes M. Kovács
Discussant: Gergely Csibra
Presenters: Hannes Rakoczy, Ágnes M. Kovács, Ian Apperly

POSTERS - Submission is closed

Regular EUR 140
Student EUR 100

The meeting begins at 1 PM on Thursday, January 12th, and ends at 7 PM on Saturday, January 14th. Conference attendance will be limited and there will be no parallel sessions.

The conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Béke Hotel, Teréz krt 43. For more information see the conference website at http://www.asszisztencia.hu/bcccd/