Conference and prize competition – Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for Education
The New York Academy of Sciences and the Aspen Brain Forum Foundation are sponsoring a conference on the “Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for Education” in Aspen, Colorado, on September 22-24, 2011.
Sessions will be devoted to:
Early Learning and Development
Reading and Language
Executive Functioning and Attention
Poverty, Brain Development, and Education
Translating Research into the Classroom
The Aspen Brain Forum Foundation will also award two prizes of $7500 each to researchers working in the interface of cognitive neuroscience and education (one for a junior researcher and one for a senior researcher). The deadline for prize applications is July 29.
More information about the conference and the prize competition can be found at the conference website.