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Cognition Institute Conference 2018


18-19 June, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth


Two days of talks and workshops from across a range of disciplines covering many aspects of human cognition, including health, learning, and creativity. The conference is free and open to all, specialists and non-specialists, students and professionals. This is an opportunity to come and listen to the latest in research and practice in the field of human cognition, facilitated by the Cognition Institute. We are pleased to have internationally recognised speakers, from national and international institutions, presenting at the conference.

The conference will take place over two days, 18-19 June, with half and full-day parallel sessions each day. The morning sessions will run from 9:30 to 12:45, and the afternoon sessions will run from 13:30 to 16:45. More details are available in the conference programme, which is accessible from a link at the top of this page.
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Today's events

Monday 18 June

9:00: Tea & coffee

Parallel session 1, lecture theatre 2

10:00–12:45: Risk taking in the wild: a lifespan perspective

12:45–13:30: Lunch & posters

13:30–17:30: Benchmark phenomena in category learning

Parallel session 2, Jill Craigie Cinema

09:30–17:00: School of Psychology conference

17:15–18:00: Wine reception

18:00: Film show in the Jill Craigie Cinema

Tuesday 19 June

9:00: Tea & coffee

Parallel session 1, lecture theatre 2

9:30–12:45: Spatial navigation and the enhancement of everyday wayfinding

12:45: Lunch & posters

13:30–16:45: The neuro-bio-psycho-social needs of people with brain injuries and their families

Parallel session 2, Jill Craigie Cinema

9:30–17:00: Off the Lip 2018 - Crossing the void: exploring interdisciplinary impact

17:30: BBQ at the Reservoir cafe.

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