For information on the 2008 Conference, and the discount for SharpBrains readers, visit: Learning & The Brain Conference: discount for SharpBrains readers .
The post below refers to the 2007 Conference:
The organizers of this amazing conference, whose registration is about to expire, just extended their very kind offer to SharpBrains readers: you can register at the reduced price of $475 (right now the normal price is $545) if you do so by February 9nd. You can register here http://www.edupr.com/reg.html , making sure to write SharpBrains1 in the comments section
Talk about neuroscience applied to education: we will be reporting from a fascinating conference in San Francisco, February 15–17, titled Learning & the Brain: Enhancing Cognition and Emotions for Learning And Student Performance , sponsored by leading universities and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives .
- Speakers include a truly “Dream Team” of neuroscientists and educators such as Michael S. Gazzaniga, William C. Mobley, John D.E. Gabrieli, Robert M. Sapolsky, Robert Sylwester, and many many others. You can check the program here http://www.edupr.com/schedule2.htm .
- The description of the event is: “Use this explosion of scientific knowledge to create new, powerful paradigms for teaching and healthcare. Cutting-edge discoveries in neuroscience may soon transform educational and clinical interventions by enhancing memory and cognition. Discover the influences of emotions, gender and the arts. Explore new ways to enhance cognition and to assess potential benefits and pitfalls of using pharmacology, technology and therapy to boost performance.”