Keynote Speaker: Thomas Insel, MD, Director, National Institute of Mental Health
This multidisciplinary conference (held in New York) will present the latest discoveries from neuroscience and experimental psychology regarding typical and atypical development of human learning and memory, emotion, and social behavior in the first few years of life; and will explore socioeconomic, family, and nutritional factors that can affect brain and behavior. Sessions will also highlight educational practices, health and nutrition practices, applied research, and government policy with the potential for enhancing healthy brain development and improving outcomes for at-risk children. Conference includes an opening night public lecture focused on research, education, and tools for closing the “word gap” between high- and low-income children. Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 3. See website
for full agenda.