Conference Programme

‌‌‌‌1. Keynote Speakers

Professor Stephen Lindsay

University of Victoria and Editor of Psychological Science

Professor Susan Gathercole

Director of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge

Professor Mike Burton

The winner of the 2017 Cognitive Section Award

Burton, A.M., Kramer, R.S.S., Ritchie, K. and Jenkins, R. (2016). Identity from variation: representations of faces derived from multiple instances. Cognitive Science, 40, 202-223

 2. Symposia, Individual Papers and Posters

There will be sessions comprised of symposia, individual papers and posters over the three days of the conference.

Symposia include Cognition in developmental disorders, Using virtual reality to study memories for events, and Psychosis and language.

Congratulations to the speakers in the Cognition in Developmental Disorders symposia, who have been awarded the North East of England Branch Symposium Award. The speakers are Cristina Dye, Yunhong Wen, and Faye Smith from Newcastle University, and Fay Fletcher from the University of York.

Congratulations to Luiza- Diandra Bretfelean from the University of Greenwich, who has been awarded the Cognitive Section Undergraduate Prize.

 3. Social Programme

On the first evening there will be a Wine Reception, sponsored by the School of Psychology, Newcastle University.

On the second evening the conference dinner will take place at St James' Park, the home of Newcastle Utd. Black and white dress is preferred!

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