The sixth Expert Meeting on Mathematical Thinking and Learning


The sixth Expert Meeting on Mathematical Thinking and Learning was held at Leiden University on April 4, 2014. This one-day meeting was organized jointly by the psychology departments of Leiden University and the University of Amsterdam.


The complete program (including all abstracts) can be downloaded here. To download a presentation or the poster that won the poster award, click its title below:

09:30 – 10:00      Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:15       Opening          

10:15 - 11:45       Symposium 1: The Mathematical Brain

11:45 – 12:45       Poster Session 1:  Number Representation

12:45 – 13:30       Lunch

13:30 - 15:00        Symposium 2: Large Data Sets & Longitudinal Assessment

15:00 - 16:00        Poster Session 2: Learning Mathematics

16:00 - 17:30        Symposium 3: Strategy Use in Mathematics

17:30 - 17:40        Closing

18:15 - 21:00        Conference Dinner at "Het Prentenkabinet", Kloksteeg 25


The expert meeting took place at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Leiden.


Wassenaarseweg 52  
2333 AK Leiden

By train

The Pieter de la Court building is located at the back side of the central train station of Leiden (use to plan your international train journey). When exiting the train station, make sure you use the exit next to the flower shop on the side of the LUMC. Continue walking in the same direction for several minutes, following the road past the brown Poortgebouw building, until you see the yellow Faculty of Social Sciences building (behind the Rijnveste building).

 By car   

See the Dutch or English directions.

Organizing committee

Marije Fagginger Auer, Leiden University
Kees van Putten, Leiden University
Brenda Jansen, University of Amsterdam
Sanne van der Ven, University of Amsterdam/Utrecht University

For more information, you can contact the committee at

Last Modified: 16-05-2014