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Summer School on Computational and Mathematical Modeling of Cognition
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July 10-24, 2016
Dobbiaco, Italy
Organizers: Stephan Lewandowsky, Klaus Oberauer, and Joachim Vanderkerckhove.

Most areas of cognitive psychology have recognized the power of computational and mathematical models and have embraced their benefits to rigorous theorizing. One illustration of this trend is the growing popularity of Bayesian approaches to cognitive modelling.

This powerful trend comes, however, at a cost: The complexity of models and modelling techniques renders it increasingly difficult for non-experts to acquire the necessary skills and then keep pace with developments.

This summer school is dedicated to introducing researchers to the basic techniques of computational and mathematical modelling from the ground up and in a hands-on manner. The instructors represent a broad range of expertise and are all research leaders in their field with extensive experience in teaching of modelling.

We invite applications from researchers at all levels (graduate students, post-docs, and faculty), and welcome applications from outside the EU.

Stephan Lewandowsky *University of Bristol, UK
Simon Farrell *University of Western Australia, Australia
Jörg Rieskamp *University of Basel, Switzerland
Klaus Oberauer *University of Zurich, Switzerland
Lael Schooler *Syracuse University
Amy Criss *Syracuse University
Casimir Ludwig *University of Bristol, UK
Gordon Brown *University of Warwick, UK
Bob French *CNRS, University of Burgundy, France
Joachim Vandekerckhove *University of California, Irvine
Eric-Jan Wagenmakers *University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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