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31
OCT

12 International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication

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12th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication

IMPACT OF VISUOSPATIAL SKILLS ON LEARNING


Symposium and Workshop at the Laboratory for Perceptual and Cognitive Systems, Faculty of Computing, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

October 31, November 1, 2017


According to recent evidence from psychology and learning science visuospatial skills are critical components in learning and might be a significant predictor of success in learning. Furthermore, external visuospatial representations scaffold variety of internal processes of reasoning ranging from everyday tasks to highly complex processes. This symposium will focus on the wide range of related topics.


Keynote speakers (alphabetically):
Bob Coecke, Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK
Mike Stieff, Department of Chemistry, Learning Sciences Research Institute, University of Illinois-Chicago, IL, USA
David H. Uttal, School of Education and Social Policy & Department of Psychology Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA

Program Committee:
Andris Ambainis, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Ivars Austers, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Signe Bāliņa, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Michael Glanzberg, Northwestern University, USA
Nora Newcombe, Temple University, USA
Susan Rothstein, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Jurģis Šķilters, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
David Uttal, Northwestern University, USA
Yoad Winter, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Joost Zwarts, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Registration: http://www.lpcs.lu.lv/12th-international-symposium/registration/
More information: http://www.lpcs.lu.lv/12th-international-symposium/

Co-Organizers: Faculty of Computing & Faculty of Business, Management and Economics, University of Latvia
Support: Foundation of the University of Latvia, ACCENTURE

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