McCandliss' 20-to-30-minute long lecture will be followed by a discussion moderated by Linda Shaw, Education Editor at The Seattle Times. During the discussion, several experts will comment on McCandliss' talk and join him in fielding questions from the audience.
AERA's Centennial Lecture Series is a series of six education research lectures held across the country as part of the association's centennial celebration.
Bruce McCandliss is the head of the Educational Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Stanford University where he is a professor in the Graduate School of Education and the Department of Psychology (by courtesy). His research uses the tools of developmental cognitive neuroscience to study individual differences and educational transformations in key cognitive skills such as attention, literacy, and mathematics. He was a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) for his work in linking early literacy interventions to brain mechanisms. Read More.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 6 p.m. PST
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