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The 38th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology:

Culture and Developmental Systems

October 11-12, 2013 Cowles Auditorium
Hubert Humphrey Center
Organizers: Maria Sera, Michael Maratsos and Stephanie Carlson

Program Information

Schedule Change: Marc Bornstein Cannot Attend

Friday, October 11, 2013

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 OPENING REMARKS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Megan Gunnar, ICD Director: Welcome
Maria Sera: Rationale & Overview
9:20-10:10 Joan Chiao (Northwestern University)
Cultural and Genetic Influences on Neural Systems of Emotion and Social Cognition
10:10-10:25 Questions
10:30-10:55 Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 Anna Franklin (University of Sussex)
The role of language in the development of color categorization
11:50-12:05 Questions
12:05-2:20 Lunch
2:20-3:10 Rafael Nuñez
How much of Mathematics is ‘hard-wired’ (if any!)?: Biological evolution,
development, and the essential role of culture
3:10-3:25 Questions
3:25-4:00 Coffee break
4:10-5:00 Panel Discussion

Saturday, October 12, 2013

8:45-9:25 Continental Breakfast
9:30-10:20 Twila Tardiff (University of Michigan)
Culture, Language and Emotion in English and Chinese children
10:20-10:35 Questions
10:35-10:55 Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 Suzanne Gaskins (Northeastern Illinois University)
The Cultural Organization of Young Children's Everyday Learning
11:50-12:05 Questions
12:05-1:25 Lunch
1:30-2:20 Xinyin Chen (University of Pennsylvania)
Socioemotional Development Across Cultures
2:20-2:35 Questions
2:35-2:55 Afternoon Break
3:00-3:50 John Lucy (University of Chicago)
Closing Remarks and Discussion

 

See information about previous Minnesota Symposiums.

All lectures are free and open to the public!

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!