Conference: Brain, Language & Learning

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
From 26th to 28th September 2019

Where: Complesso San Niccolò, via Roma 56, Siena


The 2019 DISPOC Conference on Brain, Learning and Language, will be held in Siena on September 26th-28th and will be hosted by the Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences of the University of Siena. We welcome contributions from any area of cognitive science, with special emphasis on the interaction between disciplines studying cognitive and social processes, learning, and language. The Conference aims at bringing together contributions from different fields, to foster the interdisciplinary exploration of the cognitive and neurobiological foundations of learning and on the relations between language and other cognitive functions. Submissions are encouraged from various disciplines including linguistics, philosophy, psychology, political sciences, economics, and ethics on the following themes:


  • Neurological mechanisms of learning and cognitive processing
  • Language acquisition, language processing and their relations with other cognitive functions
  • Learning and representations of economic, political and social behaviors
  • Reasoning, rationality and cognition
  • Language, Mind and Cognition, from a philosophical and epistemological perspective


Organising Committee:

Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
Valentina Bianchi  (University of Siena)
Giuliano Bocci (University of Siena)
Alessandro Innocenti (University of Siena)
Pierangelo Isernia (University of Siena)
Claudia Manetti (University of Siena)
Vincenzo Moscati  (University of Siena)
Elena Pagliarini (University of Siena)
Luigi Rizzi (University of Siena)