20th International Summer School
NBU, Sofia, July 8-27, 2013
This will be the 20th Summer School – the series started on September 12th, 1994 and has been hold annually since then. More than 1200 young researchers and doctoral students from all five Continents have been trained over the years, and many collaborative and friendship connections have been established. The whole series of Summer Schools can be found here. A short video about the NBU Summer School is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXgToTwPhNU
Daniel Schacter (Harvard University, USA) – The Seven Sins of Memory
Barbara Tversky (Stanford University, USA) – Spatial Thinking: From Concrete to Abstract
In memoriam lectures - Dedicated to the memory of Boicho Kokinov
Zachary Estes(Bocconi University, Italy) – Words: How we understand them, and what they're good for?
Luiz Pessoa(University of Maryland, USA) – Brain Mechanisms of Emotion-Cognition Interaction.
Simon Thorpe(Université Toulouse 3, CNRS, France) – Spiking Neurons and Cognition.
Douglas Medin(Northwestern University, USA) – Culture and Thought, Including the Thoughts of Scientists.
Nora Newcombe(Temple University, USA) – Spatial Development.
Jeffrey Bowers(University of Bristol, UK) – How is knowledge learned, coded, and used for the sake of perception and memory?
Jeffrey Elman(University of California at San Diego, USA) – Event knowledge and language understanding.
New Bulgarian University
Central and East European Center for Cognitive Science
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by the Central Fund for Strategic Development at New Bulgarian University, and the Department of Cognitive Science and Psychology, NBU.