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Cognition in Context

Monday, April 8, 2002 to Tuesday, April 9, 2002


The Division of Behavioral and Social Research and Division of Neuroscience cosponsored this exploratory workshop. Presentations and plenary discussions addressed how differences in contextual factors (e.g., sociocultural, economic, and technological) engender systematic variation in cognitive functioning and performance. The primary objective of this workshop was to address recent developments in this area that will help shape future research directions.

Contact Information

Dr. Lis Nielson, BSR
301-594-5942

Dr. Molly Wagster, NNA
301-496-9350