Welcome

This is the online registration site for the 1st Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society Conference, which will be held on April 8-9 2018 in the Examination Schools building, in the heart of Oxford, UK.
 

Conference organizers: Roi Cohen Kadosh and Francesco Sella, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

Important dates:

  • Abstracts submission closes: 1st Januray 2018
  • Early bird registration closes: 25th January 2018
  • Registration closes: 31st March 2018

Time schedule

 

Sunday 8th of April

 

8:00

Registration

8:30 – 10:00

Parallel sessions

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee/tea break

10:30 – 12:00

Parallel sessions

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch break + Poster session

14:00 – 15:30

Parallel sessions

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee/tea break

16:00 – 17:30

Parallel sessions

18:00 – 19:30

Drinks Reception at the Museum of Natural History

 

Monday 9th of April

 

8:30 – 10:00

Parallel sessions

10:30 – 10:30

Coffee/tea break

10:30 – 12:00

Parallel sessions

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch break + Poster session

14:00 – 15:30

Parallel sessions

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee/tea break

16:00 – 17:30

Parallel sessions

 Accepted Symposia

Is there (really) and evolved capacity for number?Accepted Symposia
Organiser: Rafael Núñez.
Speakers: Elizabeth Brannon, Daniel Ansari, Brian Butterworth, Andrea Bender, Marco Zorzi, Rafael Núñez.

Reliability and validity of the SNARC effect.
Organiser: Wim Fias.
Speakers: Craig Hedge, Krzysztof Cipora, Jean-Philippe van Dijck, Philipp Schroeder, Christine Schiltz.

Accessing rational numbers – Nature and nurture.
Organiser: Edward Hubbard.
Speakers: Emily Szkudlarek, Percival Matthews, Elizabeth Gunderson, Jing Tian.

Preschool Foundations of Emerging Mathematics: Building interdisciplinary bridges across children’s cognition, the preschool and the home educational environment.
Organiser: Gaia Scerif.
Speakers:Ann Dowker, Moriah Sokolowski, Camilla Gilmore, Fiona Simmons, Emma Dove.

Number words and Arabic digits: development and cross-linguistic differences.
Organiser: Silke Goebel.
Speakers: Karin Landerl, Bert Reynvoet, Francina Clayton, Julia Bahnmueller.

Unpacking the Role of Numerical Ordinal Processing in the Development of Early Math Abilities.
Organisers: Chang Xu, Ian Lyons.
Speakers: Merel Bakker, Ian Lyons, Delphine Sasanguie, Chang Xu, Kinga Morsanyi.

Spontaneous focusing on numerical aspects and the development of mathematical skills.
Organiser: Cristina Nanu.
Speakers: Arnaud Viarouge, Michele Mazzocco, Nadine Poltz, Sophie Batchelor, Cristina Nanu, Sanne Rathé.

Mathematics anxiety: Going a few steps further.
Organiser: Kinga Morsanyi.
Speakers: Carlo Tomasetto, Caterina Primi, Krzysztof Cipora, Kinga Morsanyi.

Math Anxiety: from psychophysiology to interventions, through genetic and learning.
Organisers: Sara Caviola, Ann Dowker.
Speakers: Orly Rubinsten, Sara Caviola, Maria Chiara Passolunghi, Dominic Petronzi, Riikka Sorvo, Yulia Kovas.

Arithmetic and Reading: Related Building Blocks.
Organiser: Lien Peters, Kiran Vanbinst.
Speakers: Kiran Vanbinst, Charles Hulme, Tanya Evans, Jonna Salminen, Lien Peters, Anna Wilson.

The development of symbolic fraction knowledge – Processes and proponents.
Organiser: Jake McMullen.
Speakers: Edward M. Hubbard, Kristian Kiili, Nancy Jordan, Silke Bieck.

Math and Spatial Anxiety: Correlates and Consequences across Development.
Organiser: Coleen Ganley.
Speakers: Jillian E. Lauer, Ann Dowker, Colleen M. Ganley, Elizabeth A. Gunderson, Sara A. Hart, Ian M. Lyons.

Foundations for fractions – Non-symbolic ratio processes and relational reasoning.
Organiser: Matthews Percival.
Speakers: Cory Bonn, Nina Attridge, Jake McMullen, Ilyse Resnick.

Conference fees:

Conference fees include lunch and refreshments during breaks. A vegetarian option can be selected during the registration process. If you have any other dietary requirements, please contact the organisers at mcls.organiser@gmail.com

Already MEMBERS of MCLS (until 8th April 2018)
Early bird registration: until 25th January 2018
  • Graduate student: 250 USD
  • Post-doc: 270 USD
  • Senior: 300 USD
General registration: from 26th January 2018 to 31st March 2018
  • Graduate student350 USD
  • Post-doc: 370 USD
  • Senior: 400 USD
NON-MEMBERS

Become a member of the MCLS and register at the member rate!

Early bird registration: until 25th January 2018
  • Graduate student: 290 USD (250 USD conference fees + 40 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Graduate student: 320 USD (250 USD conference fees + 70 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Post-doc: 330 USD (270 USD conference fees + 60 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Post-doc: 380 USD (270 USD conference fees + 110 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Senior: 380 USD (300 USD conference fees + 80 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Senior: 450 USD (300 USD conference fees + 150 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Conference only without membership: 400 USD
General registration: from 26th January 2018 to 31st March 2018
  • Graduate student390 USD (350 USD conference fees + 40 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Graduate student: 420 USD (350 USD conference fees + 70 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Post-doc: 430 USD (370 USD conference fees + 60 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Post-doc: 480 USD (370 USD conference fees + 110 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Senior: 480 USD (400 USD conference fees + 80 USD for one-year membership of MCLS)
  • Senior: 550 USD (400 USD conference fees + 150 USD for two-year membership of MCLS)
  • Conference only without membership: 500 USD

Registration:

To register as participant, please choose "Register now". During the registration process you will have to create an account. With this account you can login later, using the login box on the left-hand side, to check your documents (invoice & ticket), the particpants list or to change your personal information.

If you have any questions, please contact the conference organisers (mcls.organiser@gmail.com).

In case you need an invitation letter for VISA application, please contact us (mcls.organiser@gmail.com).

The registration for the conference is supported by Converia, a conference management application.