2018 International Mental Health Research Symposium

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
Kaufman Music Center
Friday, October 26, 2018
Join the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation for a keynote talk from The Honorable Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Criminal Division; and featured speaker Altha Stewart, M.D., President, American Psychiatric Association (APA), along with presentations on leading research discoveries across brain and behavior disorders by the Foundation’s 2018 Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners and two select Young Investigator Grantees.


Neuroscience 2018

Society for Neuroscience
San Diego, CA
Saturday, November 03, 2018 - Wednesday, November 07, 2018
SfN's 48th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2018, is the world's largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. SfN invites you to its renowned venue where neuroscientists collaborate and network with peers, learn from experts, explore the newest neuroscience tools and technologies, and discover great career opportunities. Neuroscience 2018 is November 3-7 at the San Diego Convention Center. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.


Reaching for Greatness: Using Brain Science to Empower Potential, Passion, and Performance in All Students

Learning & the Brain
Boston, MA
Friday, November 16, 2018 - Sunday, November 18, 2018
Some education leaders, such as Yong Zhao and Sir Ken Robinson, say it is time for schools to move beyond test scores and standards and towards student-centered classrooms that develop the potential for greatness that lies within each child. Current cognitive and psychological sciences have discovered that the “science of greatness” is complex, involving talents, practice, passion, interest, and hard work. But it is also finding that greatness and extraordinary abilities are within the reach of all of us. Discover what research on prodigies, savants, and geniuses teaches us about child potential and the links between learning disorders, great talents, and genius. Learn strategies to unlock your students’ potential, passions and interests, talents, creativity, expertise, and extraordinary performance.