Pathways from neuroscience to the classroom (BAW)

External Event - 15th Mar 2018

The day will be structured with three 40 minute talks from leading figures in the fields of psychology, neuroscience and education and three plenary sessions; two panel discussions and a final BrainCanDo led session in which we share experiences and research findings that have come from 5-years of running the BrainCanDo initiative.

This event organised by BrainCanDo is taking place on the 15th of March from 9am to 4pm at the Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Reading. 

Session 1: How is neuroscience relevant to the classroom? Professor Michael Thomas – Director of the Centre for Educational Neuroscience, London. Plenary 1: Addressing current neuromyths in education. Panel discussion

Session 2: How emotional contagion impacts teenage peer groups in the classroom. Dr Dean Burnett – Neuroscientist and lecturer, Cardiff University Plenary 2: Emotional contagion. Panel discussion

Session 3: Working memory and classroom learning. Dr Joni Holmes – MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge University Plenary 3: BrainCanDo led session. Research updates from university collaborators – Dr Daniel Mullensiefen (The University of London, Goldsmiths College), Dr Kou Murrayama (Motivation Science Lab, Reading University), and Dr Daniel Lamport (Reading University)

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