On 21-24th of May 2015 in New York (USA) was held the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science. Professor Yulia Kovas, Сo-director of the International Center for Research in Human Development, Director of the Laboratory for Cognitive Investigations and Behavioural Genetics at Tomsk State University chaired a symposium «Longitudinal, cross-cultural and genetically informative investigations into individual differences in mathematical development». The following talks were presented: Maja Rodic «Identifying sources of individual and cross-cultural differences in early arithmetic», Margherita Malanchini «Preschool drawing and school mathematics: the nature of the association», Gabrielle Garon-Carrier «The etiology, the determinants, and the predictive validity of number knowledge» and Maria Tosto «Are number line skills heritable, and what is the nature of the association between number line skills and mathematics? A genetically sensitive study in twin samples from USA, Canada and UK».
Further information about the 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science is available at the official web-site of the Association for Psychological Science