The fifth AMBLE symposium 2017

The fifth 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 9th – 10th of May 2017 (9 am - 5 pm).


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;

  • Reading and language skills
  • Working memory
  • Mathematics and numbers
  • Bilinguality
  • Interaction effects
  • Prevention

Invited speakers are (could change):

Dr. Victoria Southgate
Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK

Prof. Charles Hulme
Department of Education, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Prof. Pekka Niemi
Department of Psychology, University of Turku, Finland

Prof. Lars Nyberg
Department of Radiation Sciences & Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå University, Sweden

Assoc. Prof. Barbara Sarnecka
Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine, US

Assoc. Prof. Bert Jonsson
Department of Psychology, Umeå University, Sweden

Dr. Silke Göbel
Department of Psychology, University of York, York, UK

Prof. Arne Lervåg
Department of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Oslo

Prof. Esther Geva
The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Duncan Astle
University of Camebridge, UK

Download program here! Please register by sending an email with name, e-mail and affiliation to:

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