We are excited to announce that these speakers will be joining us for 2015.

JAMIE ZIMMERMAN, MD: Meditation Medicine

Jamie Zimmerman, M.D. is a physician, meditation teacher and author who lectures internationally on “meditation medicine” and living your calling. A meditator since age 16, Jamie has had the privilege of studying with many of today’s leading instructors, teaches in Spanish and English, and offers free guided meditations at www.jamiez.tv. Her voice has been featured continue reading →

DR. MICHAEL MERZENICH: Brain Plasticity-Based Strategies Applied to Help Child Populations

Michael M. Merzenich is the Francis Sooy Professor emeritus, from the University of California, San Francisco, was a founder of Scientific Learning Corporation, Posit Science Corporation (PSC), and the Brain Plasticity Institute (BPI) and is currently CSO and executive director of PSC and the BPI. Merzenich led a research team that conducted extensive, original research important continue reading →

Dr. DANIEL ANSARI: Building Blocks of Mathematical Competence

Daniel Ansari received his PhD from University College London in 2003. Presently, Daniel Ansari is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology and the Brain & Mind Institute at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, where he heads the Numerical Cognition Laboratory (www.numericalcognition.org). Ansari and continue reading →

Dr. LARA BOYD: Plasticity and the Brains of Children with Learning Disabilities

Dr. Lara Boyd is the Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Investigator, a Peter Wall Scholar, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, at the University of BritishColumbia. She is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist. Dr. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at continue reading →

Dr. ADELE DIAMOND: Factors that Aid and Factors that Hinder the Development of Executive Functions

6Adele Diamond is the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada, a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and was recently listed as one the 15 most influential neuroscientists. http://www.devcogneuro.com/ Presentation: Factors that Aid and Factors that Hinder the Development of Executive continue reading →