The Science of CONSCIOUSNESS

PLENARY PROGRAM 2018

 

Monday - April 2

Plenary 1 (PL1)     

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Kiva Ballroom    

Consciousness, Evolution and Language

Jean-Pierre G. Changeux, Collège de France Institut Pasteur                                 

Noam Chomsky, University of Arizona                               

Discussants –

Thomas Bever, University of Arizona                  

Massimo Piattelli Palmarini, University of Arizona

 

Thomas G. Bever

Regent's Professor of Psychology, Linguistics,

Cognitive Science and Neuroscience

Vice-Director, Center for Consciousness Studies

University of Arizona

 

Thomas G. Bever, PhD

 

Tom Bever’s teaching and research uses language as a lens to explore Cognitive. Linguistic and Neurological Universals. He ordinarily works with independent study undergraduates, graduate students and colleagues from many different departments.  


Bever’s current research areas include: language and consciousness,  sentence comprehension, cerebral asymmetries in humans and animals, constraints on learning in humans and animals, spatial cognition in humans and animals, reading, aesthetics.

 

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