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Learning & The Brain Conference, February 15-17th in San Francisco

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:

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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

This is what we wrote about the conference:

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.”

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  1. […] Jan­u­ary 26, 2007 at 4:08 pm · Filed under Learn­ing, Events, Edu­ca­tion, Stress, Biol­ogy, Men­tal Health, med­i­ta­tion, Emo­tions, Life­long learn­ing, Biofeed­back, Decision-making, Heart­Math, Seri­ous Games, Pos­i­tive Psy­chol­ogy, Neu­ro­ge­n­e­sis, Mem­ory Train­ing, Men­tal flex­i­bil­ity, Brain health, Brain Fit­ness, Mind Fit­ness, Work­ing mem­ory, Mind/Body, Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science, Brain Train­ing, Atten­tion and ADD/ ADHD, Exec­u­tive Func­tions, Resiliency, Cog­ni­tive Train­ing, Brain-based Learn­ing, Self-regulation, Freeze-Framer Click to Learn More about the spe­cial offer for Sharp­Brains read­ers inter­ested in attend­ing the great con­fer­ence we high­lighted yesterday. […]

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