Conversations with Changemakers: Self-Regulation and Executive Function: The Forest and the Trees

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About the event

This talk will describe recent advances in the scientific study of self-regulation in early childhood, focusing on the development of executive functions, the complex thinking skills that are important for learning in school and for controlling behavior and emotions. Research in neuroscience indicates that stress and adversity early in life negatively impact executive functions and self-regulation in young children. A growing body of research in early intervention and early childhood education, however, indicates that self-regulation and executive functions can be fostered through supports for families and through innovative programs that enhance the quality of children’s early education experiences.

Meet the speaker

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​Dr. Clancy Blair

Dr. Clancy Blair is a developmental psychologist who studies self-regulation in young children. His primary interest concerns the development of executive functions and the ways in which these aspects of cognition are important for school readiness and early school achievement. http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/faculty/Clancy_Blair

                         

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2017-09-15 4:00 AM 2017-09-15 7:00 AM America/Chicago Conversations with Changemakers: Self-Regulation and Executive Function: The Forest and the Trees Momentous Institute bj@johnsonandsekin.com

106 East 10th Street, Dallas, TX 75203

Event Details

  • Audience: mental health professionals & educators
  • Attendance Hours Provided: 3.00 hours
  • Event Time:

    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Individual: $50
  • Group: $35 (group of 4+)
  • Student: $25
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