Introduction

 

You are cordially invited to attend the 2021 annual symposium of the Brain and Mind Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Our theme this year is “Brain and Mind Everywhere - A Virtual Symposium ". The symposium will be conducted via ZOOM. This year, we bring together scientists from the Asia-Pacific Region to discuss cutting-edge research on brain and behaviors, covering an array of issues that concern digital health, autism, sleep and learning and bilingualism.

Speakers

 

Shani Dettman
Dawn Choo

Wearable digital technology: Are they all just gadgets or can they contribute meaningfully to healthcare and our wellbeing?

The University of Melbourne

 

Gianluca Esposito

Motor abnormalities and Gut-Immune-Brain Mechanisms as putative endophenotypes for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Nanyang Technological University

 

Mark Antoniou

The bilingual advantage

Western Sydney University
Angela Xiaoxue He

Recognizing the role of sleep in early language acquisition

Hong Kong Baptist University

 

 

Rundown

Friday, March 26, 2021
14:00-17:00
ZOOM Conference

14:00 – 14:15 Opening Address
Symposium:Part One
14:15–14:50

Wearable digital technology: Are they all just gadgets or can they contribute meaningfully to healthcare and our wellbeing?
Shani Dettman and Dawn Choo

14:50–15:25

Motor abnormalities and Gut-Immune-Brain Mechanisms as putative endophenotypes for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Gianluca Esposito

15:25 – 15:35 Break
Symposium:Part Two
15:35–16:10

The bilingual advantage
Mark Antoniou

16:10–16:45

Recognizing sleep as a key ingredient in early language learning
Angela Xiaoxue He

16:45 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks