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Invitation to an open lecture "Building a Better Brain"

Neuropsy Lab and new Master's program "Science of Learning and Assessment" invite you to an open lecture by Dr. Marie Arsalidou "Building a Better Brain".

Invitation to an open lecture "Building a Better Brain"

Abstract

The brain is a beautifully complex, fascinating organ. We know more about the brain now than we did at any point in human history, and yet there are still many questions that remain to be answered. Research shows that the brain changes with learning and neuroscience provides an empowering message on the potential of the developing brain. This seminar will spotlight some of the research in developmental and cognitive neuroscience and highlight how everyone can make positive changes in their brain by making positive changes in their actions, thoughts, and emotions. 

About the Presenter

Marie Arsalidou obtained her PhD at York University and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Diagnostic Imaging Department at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Her research focuses on understanding behavioral and brain foundations of the development of higher order cognitive abilities. Currently she is Head of the Laboratory of Neurobiological Foundations of Cognitive Development (Neuropsy Lab) at HSE, and Co-Director of the Master’s program, ‘Science of Learning and Assessment.’  

The working language is English

Register here

Friday, February 12 at 18:00 Moscow time