Register Today! Innovations in Educational Neuroscience – Transforming Practice through Emerging Research

Thursday, November 15, 2018
8:30am – 4:00pm
Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre UBC
6163 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

This special event brings together scholars, educators, students, and practitioners from across several disciplines.  We will hear about the latest science and practice in the new field of Educational Neuroscience and look for future opportunities to work collaboratively toward groundbreaking discoveries that will ultimately lead to more effective approaches for promoting healthy child development.

Presented by: The Educational Neuroscience and Healthy Child Development Cluster:
Lara Boyd, Director, Brain Behaviour Laboratory; Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Neurobiology of Motor Learning; CIHR Delegate & Health Research Advisor to the VP Research

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Professor in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture area in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education in the Faculty of Education, UBC; Director, HELP

Rachel Weber, Instructor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education in the Faculty of Education, UBC; Director of Training, BC School and Applied Child Psychology Internship; Director, PRTC Neuropsychological Assessment Clinic

Guest Speakers

Richard Davidson
William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Founder and Director of the Centre for Healthy Minds

Mark T. Greenberg
Edna Peterson Bennett Endowed Chair in Prevention Research; Professor of Human Development and Psychology in Penn State's College of Health and Human Development

Claudia Krebs
Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Adele Diamond
Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience; Professor and Head Division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine UBC; Fellow Royal Society of Canada

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