|KATHERINE NELSON, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NY GRADUATE CENTER|
Developing and Using a Social Symbolic System
Nelson, K. (1996). Language in cognitive development: Emergence of the mediated mind. New York: Cambridge University Press.
|DEDRE GENTNER, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY|
Relational Thinking and Relational Language
Gentner, D. & Markman, A. B. (1997). Structure mapping in analogy and
similarity. American Psychologist, 52, 45-56
Imai, M. & Gentner, D. (1997). A cross-linguistic study of early word
meaning: Universal ontology and linguistic influence. Cognition, 62, 169-200.
|DAVID OLSON, CENTER FOR APPLIED COGNITIVE SCIENCE, OISE|
What Writing Does to the Mind
Olson, D. R. (1996). Literate mentalities: Literacy, consciousness of language,
and modes of thought. In D.R. Olson & N. Torrance (eds.), Modes of thought:
Explorations in culture and cognition. New York: Cambridge University Press.
|SUSAN GOLDIN-MEADOW, UNIV. OF CHICAGO|
From Hand to Thought: Gestural Communication in Deaf and Hearing Children
Goldin-Meadow, S. (1997). The resilience of language in humans. In C.T. Snowdon
& M. Hausberger (eds.), Social influences on vocal development.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
|COLETTE DAIUTE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, GRADUATE CENTER|
Symbol and Subjectivity: Insights from Studies of Written Language
Daiute, C. (1993). The development of literacy through social interaction. San
Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
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|Language and Theory of Mind|
DEREK MONTGOMERY (CHAIR), JANET WILDE ASTINGTON, JANETTE PELLETIER, JENNIFER JENKINS, NANCY BUDWIG, TWILA TARDIFF, HENRY WELLMAN, ALISON GOPNIK
Contemporary Trends in Scientific Methodology: Assessing the Development of Language and Meaning
THEO DAWSON (CHAIR), WILLIAM P. FISHER, WILLIS OVERTON, TREVOR BOND
The Inter-related Development of Inscriptions and Conceptual Understanding
RICHARD LEHRER AND LEONA SCHAUBLE (CHAIRS); DAVID OLSON
The Weft of Words: Discourse, Narrative, and Transformation
CYNTHIA LIGHTFOOT (CHAIR), MICHAEL BAMBERG, JOHN SHOTTER, CAROL FELDMAN
Giving Vision to Personal and Societal Understanding: Children Communicating through Drawing
PETER B. PUFALL (CHAIR), SABA AYMAN-NOLLEY, LORA TAIRA, BRENDA ALLEN, ELIZABETH
PUFALL, SARRITA MIN, CLAIRE GOLOMB
Constructivist Approaches to Literacy Instruction: What Some Teachers Have Learned
(Joint session with ACT). PAUL AMMON (CHAIR)
|Topics include the influence of literacy on memory development and metalinguistic knowledge, dual representation and symbol use, morality in the real world, the development of logical reasoning, the grasp of musical consciousness, problematic aspects of contemporary psychology, children's understanding of goal-directed behavior, the development of representation, and the pragmatic dimension of language.
|Paper and Poster Presentations
|Topics include language, math learning, social influences on cognition, social understanding, theoretical issues, moral reasoning, literacy and narratives, conceptual learning, reasoning, and memory.
|The current status of Vygotsky's proposals on private speech|
EUGENE ABRAVANEL (CHAIR), LAURA BERK, DOUGLAS BEHREND
TREVOR BOND (CHAIR), GWEN FISCHER, SHERRIE REYNOLDS, WILLIAM GRAY