Author Archive

Distinguished Speaker Friday March 27th

March 24, 2009

Dr. Mark Ashcraft will be giving a talk at Carleton University entitled: Numerical Estimation, Complex Math Expressions, and Math Anxiety: What’s New in Ashcraft’s Lab. The talk will take place at 2:30 pm on Friday March 27th in VSIM 5220. Dr. Ashcraft is from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and his research is focused on answering questions such as “What do people know about numbers, arithmetic and math?” and “How do we learn math?”. His research examines the mental processes that people use to solve math problems from anwering basic facts to more complex problems that include procedures. His research has included both children and adults. He is also interested in how personal factors such as motivation, experience and anxiety impact math performance. 


November 5th, 1:00 – 2:00, VSIM 5220

October 27, 2008

 Corrie, Helen and Nicole will be presenting their latest research in poster format. Each presenter will have 5 minutes to talk about their poster at the beginning of the meeting. Coffee and light snacks will be provided.

CACR Talk Schedule

October 27, 2008

Traditionally the Centre for Applied Cognitive Research at Carleton University has held biweekly talks in which members, students and guests present recent research or proposals. As talks are scheduled, they will be added as new posts to this page.