2009 Association for Psychological Science Convention, San Francisco, May 22-25

The 2009 Association for Psychological Science Convention will take place, May 22 – 25, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. Among the highlights, we note the following main talks of interest to cognition and culture scholars:

Nancy Kanwisher
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Specialized Brain

Richard Nisbett
University of Michigan
Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count

Susan Fiske
Princeton University
Universal Dimensions of Social Cognition: Warmth and Competence

Dan Fessler
University of California Los Angeles
Hard Adaptationism Meets Soft Emotions

Dario Maestripieri
University of Chicago
The Role of Nature and Nurture in Social Development: A Comparative Perspective

Ellen Markman
Stanford University
Categories, Induction, and Word Learning as Windows into the Architecture of the Mind

There is the usual Call for Submissions. It will close on January 20, 2009.




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