Cultural effects on the mental number line


-to bring together experimental psychologists who study effects of cultural variables on numerical cognition

-to facilitate insights into the development and flexibility of numerical cognition by comparing across cultures

-to provide an up-to-date cross-disciplinary overview of research into cultural aspects of numerical cognition that encompasses behavioural, observational, internet-based, and neuroscientific methods

-to provide opportunities for interaction and training to young researchers with an interest in cross-cultural numerical cognition

The workshop will be held on the day before the joint meeting of the British Experimental Psychology Society and the Canadian Society for Brain and Behaviour Research (open meeting, 8-10 July 2009, York/UK). 


Aims of this workshop


07 July 2009 in York, England

Daniel Ansari (Canada)

Brian Butterworth (UK)

Martin Fischer (UK)

Veronique Izard (USA)

Hans-Christoph Nuerk (Germany) Rafael Núñez (USA)

John Opfer (USA)

Samuel Shaki (Israel)

Denise H. Wu (Taiwan)