The Third International Conference of Cognitive Science (3rd ICCS)organized by the Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS) was held in Tehran, Iran, March 3-5, 2009. The conference discussed the latest developments in cognitive science with a focus on education. More than 130 main papers, brief essays, and posters were presented at the conference. The average number of attendants at the three-day gathering was about 300 per day.
The key lecturers of the conference were: Kamal Kharrazi, professor of psychology and education, University of Tehran, and chair of the ICSS board of trustees, Iran; John Taylor, professor of linguistics at the University of Otago, New Zealand; Dr. Hossein Esteki, dean of the IPM school of cognitive science, Iran; Semir Zeki, professor of neurobiology, University College London, UK; J. Bruce Overmier, professor of psychology, University of Minnesota, US; Rolf Pfeifer, professor of computer science, University of Zurich, Switzerland; Caro Lucas, professor of control engineering, University of Tehran, Iran; and Warren Thorngate, professor of psychology, Carleton University, Canada. In addition to the many presenters from Iran, others included from countries like Bosnia, China, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, and Sweden.
At the end of each day, there were two workshops, six in total, directed mostly by the key lectureres of the conference. The Fourth International Conference of Cognitive Science is planned to be held in 2011.
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