The fourth AMBLE symposium 2016

The fourth international AMBLE symposium on Reading, Mathematics and the Developing Brain will be held in Gothenburg at Campus Pedagogen (Address: Västra Hamngatan 25), in the hall named Kjell Härnqvistsalen (one stair down), the 10th – 11th of May 2016.

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

  • Language development
  • Vocabulary
  • Early mathemetics
  • Reading comprehension
  • Executive functions
  • Optical imaging of brain activity in children

The following speakers were invited so far:

Prof. Catherine Snow
Harvard Graduate School of Education, Camebridge, US

Prof. Philip Zelazo
Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, US

Prof. Terezinha Nunes
Department of Education, Oxford University, UK

Dr. Marketa Caravolas
Bangor Dyslexia Unit, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales, UK

Prof. Courtenay Norbury
Developmental Language & Communication Disorders, University College London, UK

Dr. Pekka Räsänen
Niilo Mäki Institute, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Prof. Nancy C. Jordan
The Center for Improving Learning of Fractions, School of Education, University of Delaware, US

Prof. Jan-Eric Gustafsson
Department of Education and Special Education, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Prof. Erland Hjelmquist
Department of Psychology, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Download invitation in Swedish

Download invitation in English

The final program is not decided on yet, but will be posted on this webpage as soon as possible. Please register by sending an email with name, e-mail and affiliation to: