Our symposium brings together researchers around the world to discuss issues concerning brain development and how it relates to emotion, language and communication. Among the topics to be discussed are psychiatric problems in early childhood, how parenting and play can facilitate neurocognitive development, as well as the neural basis of language and reading development.
Promises and Pitfalls of Brain Research in Language and Reading Development
It takes a 2-minute walk from Exit D or 5-minute walk from Exit A of the University MTR station to the venue.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Lecture Theatre 7, Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK
|9:30-9:40||Welcome Speeches, Group Photo|
|9:40-10:20||Keynote Speech: Joan Luby
Topic: Early Childhood Depression: Identification and Treatment
|10:20-10:50||Invited Talk: Elizabeth Norton
Topic: Promises and Pitfalls of Brain Research in Language and Reading Development
|11:00-11:40||Keynote Speech: Catherine Tamis-LeMonda
Topic: Building Blocks for School Success: Children’s Early Learning Environment
|11:40-12:10||Invited Talk: Florrie Ng
Topic: Making the Grades at an Emotional Cost: How Parents Respond to Children’s Performance, Why, and What It Means for Children
|12:10-12:30||Concluding Remarks: Catherine Lam, Dept of Health, HKSAR|