The Recursive Mind

As part of the tennet conference (A biennial meeting of Theoretical & Experimental Neuropsychology, hosted this year at UQAM, Montréal,, prof. Michael Corballis will give a talk on the recursive mind.

June 22nd 2007 at 15h30 room DS-R510.

Keynote address by Prof. Michael Corballis, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Department of Psychology

The Recursive Mind

A number of mental capacities are widely regarded as uniquely human : these include language, counting, theory of mind, the concept of self, episodic memory, and mental time travel. A critical ingredient of all of them is recursion. Dr. Corballis will discuss the nature and evolution of recursion, and the challenge it poses for neuroscience.

The talk will take place in the room DS-R510, at Université du Québec à Montreal, 320 Ste-Catherine Street East.

Everyone is welcome !


Institut des sciences cognitives

Fondé en 2003, l'Institut des Sciences Cognitives de l'UQAM vise à favoriser la recherche et le développement de compétences dans le domaine des sciences cognitives, à en partager les connaissances, à faciliter les échanges interdisciplinaires et à animer la communauté locale.


Institut des sciences cognitives
Local DS-4202
320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Montréal (Québec) H2X 1L7