Department of Psychology

Kendon Smith Lectures 2013

The Development of Scientific Reasoning

All presentations will take place in SOEB 114 (School of Education Building)

Thursday, April 4

3:00 - 4:30
David Klahr, Carnegie Mellon University
Experimental investigations of children's skills at experimentation.

4:45 - 6:00
Kevin Dunbar, University of Maryland
Title: What scientists, students and neuroscience reveals about the acquisition, testing, and understanding of scientific concepts.

Friday, April 5

9:00 - 10:15
Deborah Kelemen, Boston University
Evolving Minds: Developing conceptions of purpose and change in nature.

10:30 - 11:45
Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University
Scientific thinking: What develops and what needs to develop


Map (The School of Education Building and the Oakland Parking Deck are each highlighted in pink)