We’re glad to announce two more excellent speakers at the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, September 19–20th.
Barbara Arrowsmith Young is the Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program. She wrote The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: And Other Inspiring Stories of Pioneering Brain Transformation (Free Press; May 2012) to share her own story overcoming a severe learning disability and then pioneering efforts to transform special education via the application of neuroplasticity principles. She holds both a B.A.Sc. in Child Studies from the University of Guelph, and a Master’s degree in School Psychology from the University of Toronto (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education).
Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone is a Professor in Neurology and Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at Harvard Medical School, and Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He researches the physiology of higher cognitive functions and the study of brain plasticity in skill acquisition and recovery from injury. He is also the Program Director of the Harvard-Thorndike Clinical Research Center of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Pascual-Leone obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from the Faculty of Medicine of Albert Ludwigs University in Germany, and trained at the University of Minnesota and the US National Institutes of Health. He greatly enjoys teaching and is the recipient of numerous awards.
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