Friday, March 25, 2022

Registration is now open for the 2022 Marshall M. Weinberg Symposium

(All day)

The 10th anniversary Marshall M. Weinberg Symposium will be held virtually on Friday, March 25, beginning at 9:50 am EST. The symposium theme is: The Cognitive Science of Concepts: Contrasting Perspectives Across the Disciplines.  

Register here for the 2022 Weinberg Symposium


9:50-10:00 am  Opening Remarks

10:00-10:50 am  How Concepts Develop: A Case Study on Social Essentialism, Marjorie Rhodes (NYU)

11:00-11:50 am Vaulting the Conceptual Divide, Boots First: How Radical Conceptual Change Might Be Possible, Michael Strevens (NYU)
12:00-1:20 pm Lunch and small groups with speakers
1:30-2:20 pm Becoming Human: How (and How Early) Do Infants Link Language, Culture and Concepts?, Sandra Waxman (Northwestern)
2:30-3:20 pm  How Chimpanzees Understand the World, Michael Tomasello (Duke) 
3:30-4:30 pm Panel Discussion    


 Visit the Weinberg Symposium website for presenter bios and topics.