Panneaux des chevaux, from Grotte Chauvet-Pont-D'Arc. Image courtesy of the French Ministry of Culture & Communication.

Conference Overview

Time Location
8:30-5:00 Foyer
Registration (all day) / Book Display (all day)
9:00-9:15 Ches II
Opening Remarks: JPS President and Program Organizers
9:15-10:30 Ches II Plenary Session 1: David Lewis-Williams - The mind in the cave: Consciousness and the origins of art
10:45-12:00 Ches II Symposium Session 1: Creativity, giftedness, and novelty: Frills or fundamentals?
  Ches III Paper Session 1: Issues in cognitive development
  Loch I Symposium Session 2: Varieties of relational narrative: Differing identities in differing relational practices
  Loch II Paper Session 2: Music development and arts education
1:30-2:45 Ches II Plenary Session 2: Murray Forman - Hip-hop culture, youth creativity, and the generational crossroads
3:00-4:30 Ches II Invited Session 1: Art, self & culture
  Ches III Symposium Session 3: Developmental and clinical perspectives on imaginary companions
  Loch I Paper Session 3: Language and communication
  Loch II Paper Session 4: Arts education-drawing
4:45-5:45 Ches I Poster Session 1: Cognitive and Social
Note: posters will be available for viewing all day, authors will be present only during this session
6:00-7:00 Ches II Artists' Panel (Elizabeth Arnold, Maren Hassinger, and Gerald Levinson)
7:00-8:00 Gallery President's Reception(sponsored by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers)
FRIDAY, June 2
Time Location
8:30-5:00 Foyer
Registration (all day) / Book Display (all day)
9:00-10:30 Ches II Invited Session 2: Why arts education? Research evidence about processes and outcomes
  Ches III Symposium Session 4: Executive functioning & emotion regulation
  Loch I Paper Session 5: Cross-cultural issues in social relations
  Loch II Symposium Session 5: Theoretical dialogue about the development of young children in a child care center
10:45-12:00 Ches II Plenary Session 3: Carol Lee - Every shut eye ain't sleep: Modeling the "scientific from the everyday as cultural processes
1:30-2:45 Ches II Symposium Session 11: Possibility and its play in critical exploration
  Ches III Discussion Session 1: Whither equilibration and co-construction? Have we made good on the promise of Piaget's interactionist view?
  Loch I Paper Session 6: Narrative development
  Loch II Paper Session 7: Arts education: General issues
3:00-4:30 Ches II Invited Session 3: Discovery and invention in the context of learning
  Ches III Paper Session 8:Representation & Reasoning
  Loch I Symposium Session 6: Moral development and social interaction
  Loch II Symposium Session 7: Development through creativity and "wonderful ideas": Student explorations of art and science
4:45-6:00 Ches II Plenary Session 4: Norman Freeman - How children intuitively develop into amateur art critics
6:00-7:00 Ches I Poster Session 2: Education/Morality/Theory
Note: posters will be available for viewing all day, authors will be present only during this session
6:30-7:30 Gallery Reception (sponsored by Elsevier)
Time Location
9:00-10:30 Ches II Symposium Session 8: Transgression and transformation: Thresholds to creativity
  Ches III Paper Session 9: Social cognition and social relations
  Loch I Symposium Session 9: Developmental psychology in Brazil: Mapping research themes and socially relevant issues
  Loch II Symposium Session 10: Musical composition and improvisation in early childhood
10:45-12:00 Ches III Plenary Session 5: Ellen Winner - The development of giftedness and creativity in the visual arts: What would Piaget have said?
1:30-2:45 Ches II Book Discussion Session: Discussion of Jean Piaget's "Possibility and Necessity: Volume 1, The role of possibility in cognitive development
  Loch I Symposium Session 12: The performing art of human development in educational, therapeutic and theatrical settings
  Loch II Paper Session 10: Imagery and creativity
3:00-4:30 Ches II Invited Session 4: Children's graphic inventions
  Ches III Symposium Session 13: Relational meta-theory and developmental science: Exploring the uses of metaphor, hermeneutics, and worldviews in the study of human development
  Loch I Paper Session 11: Self and Identity
  Loch II Paper Session 12: Creativity, cognition, and intersubjectivity
4:45-5:30 Harborview Terry Brown Tribute (Harborview Ballroom)


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