On Task: a conversation with neuroscientist David Badre
Monday, December 14th, 6:30pm
Free and open to the public
David Badre is a Gordon parent, a Brown University neuroscientist and author of the new book On Task: How Our Brain Gets Things Done. In a conversation moderated by Middle School Director Gabe Burnstein, he talked about executive function and its development in childhood, with plenty of time for questions and answers.
David Badre is Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University, where he is also on the faculty of the Carney Institute for Brain Science. His laboratory studies the neuroscience of cognitive control and executive function. Dr. Badre's research has been recognized with an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience, a James S. McDonnell Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award. He is a Gordon parent with children in the fourth and sixth grades.
This presentation is part of the Gordon Book Fair, which is online at bookfair.gordonschool.org