Discovery Talks are the research community's international seminar series. Featuring influential research leaders from around the globe, the series promotes knowledge exchange, fosters international collaborations and showcases the latest innovations in research. 

The Brain, Behaviour & Development Theme at BC Children's Hospital presents:
 


Development of the Emotional Brain

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Dr. Nim Tottenham, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Developmental Affective
Neuroscience Laboratory, Columbia University

      Learning Objectives:

  1. Consider how early social environments shape brain development    
  2. Understand the neurobiology of emotional process across development   
  3. Consider how developmental timing of events matter for outcomes

      Schedule

      The seminar is scheduled for Friday, October 5, 2018, 10 - 11 a.m. at the Chan Centre for Family Health Education, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (Map). Refreshments will follow in the Chieng Family Atrium.

      To RSVP, please email BB&D@bcchr.ca.

      Participate

      Discovery Talks is accredited as a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. CME credits are available for all participants.

      About the Speaker

      Dr. Nim Tottenham, PhD is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Developmental Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at Columbia University. 

      Dr. Tottenham's research examines brain development underlying emotional behaviour in humans. Her research has highlighted fundamental changes in brain circuitry across development and the powerful role that early experiences, such as caregiving and stress, have on the construction of these circuits. She has also authored over 80 journal articles and book chapters.

      Dr. Tottenham is a frequent lecturer both nationally and internationally on human brain and emotional development, and is a recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health: Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS), the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology, and the Developmental Science Early Career Researcher Prize.

      Upcoming Talks

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      Dr. Philipp Dahm, MD, MHSc, FACS
      Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs,
      University of Minnesota;
      Director of Research and Education for Surgical Services, 
      Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center

          Schedule

          The seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Chan Centre for Family Health Education, BC Children's Hospital Research Institute (Map).

          Participate

          Discovery Talks is accredited as a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. CME credits are available for all participants.

          Video Library

          Video recordings of previous lectures are available online: Video Library. These may be useful for classes, or of interest to those who are unable to attend events. 

          For more information, contact please comm@bcchr.ca.