Upcoming

Learning about the Earth from a scotch egg: How children learn with analogies and how to teach with them effectively. International Primary Science Education Conference. Edinburgh.

The balance between conceptual and inhibitory systems in children’s analogical reasoning. The Seed Lab. University of St Andrews. St Andrews.

Slocombe, M., Thomas, M. S. C., & Tolmie, A. How does the strength of children’s concepts affect their reasoning decisions? 19th European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Athens.

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2018

Cognitive workshops made from conceptual tools. DNL Christmas seminar on tool use and cognition. Developmental Neurocognition Lab, Birkbeck College, University of London, London.

Slocombe, M., Thomas, M. S. C., & Tolmie, A. The role of conceptual development in children’s analogical reasoning. British Psychological Society Developmental Psychology Annual Conference, Liverpool. (Poster available here)

Slocombe, M., Thomas, M. S. C., & Tolmie, A. Towards a grounded cognition account of conceptual development. British Psychological Society Developmental Psychology Annual Conference, Liverpool.

Conceptual strength as a developmental constraint in children’s analogical reasoning. Centre for Cognitive Science, New Bulgarian University, Sofia.

Slocombe, M., Thomas, M. S. C., & Tolmie, A. The role of words in a developing grounded conceptual system. 11th Embodied & Situated Language Processing Conference, Lancaster.

Knowing versus seeing: Misconceptions in children’s analogical reasoning. Centre for Educational Neuroscience, Birkbeck College, University of London, London.

Grounding development: Constructing a conceptual system from sensorimotor representations. Cognition, Genes and Developmental Variability Lab, University College London, London.

2017

Slocombe, M., Thomas, M. S. C., & Tolmie, A. How do the salience and strength of existing relational representations impact analogical reasoning ability in children? 4th International Conference on Analogical Reasoning, Paris. (Poster available here)

Relational structure, analogy and categorisation. Developmental Neurocognition Lab, Birkbeck College, University of London, London.