The third AMBLE symposium 2015

The third international AMBLE symposium on Reading, Mathematics and the Developing Brain was held at Pedagogen, Gothenburg the 19th – 20th of May 2015.

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The symposium was funded by the Stena Foundation and the Swedish Research Council and contained four half-day sessions focusing on specific scientific topics such as;

  • Language development
  • Vocabulary
  • Early mathematics
  • Reading comprehension
  • The AMBLE project
  • Optical imaging of brain activity in children

The following speakers were invited:

Dr. Thomas Dresler
LEAD Graduate School & Department of Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Prof. Elena Grigorenko
Child Study Center, Yale Medical School, Connecticut, US

Prof. Hellmuth Obrig
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Margaret McKeown
Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, US

Dr. Minna Torppa
Department of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Prof. Monica Melby-Lervåg
Department of special needs education, University of Oslo, Norway

Prof. Rafael Núñez
Department of cognitive science, University of California, San Diego, US

Prof. Claire Hughes
Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Associate Prof. Ulrika Wolff
Department of Education and Special Education, Gothenburg University, Sweden

The AMBLE group
Gothenburg University, Sweden

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