The first AMBLE symposium 2013
The first international AMBLE symposium on Reading, Mathematics and the Developing Brain was held at Vasaparken, Gothenburg the 14th – 15th of May 2013.
The symposium was funded by the Stena Foundation and FAS (FORTE; Forskningsrådet för hälsa, arbetsliv och välfärd).
The 2-day symposium was opened by the secretary general (educational sciences) of the Swedish Research Council Elisabeth Nihlfors and contained four half-day sessions focusing on specific scientific issues as well as a joint podium discussion for a general audience.
The following speakers were invited:
Prof. Brian Butterworth
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience & Dept. Psychology, University College London, UK
Prof. Kate Nation
Language and Cognitive Development Research Group, Department of Experimental Psychology, St John’s College, Oxford, UK
Dr. Stephanie Carlson
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, USA
Prof. Pekka Niemi
Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland
Dr. Courtenay Norbury
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Dr. Fiona Duff
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK
Prof. Fransisco Lacerda
Department of Linguistics, Section for Phonetics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Prof. Lars Nyberg
Department of Radiation Sciences & Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå University, Sweden