Distinguished Lecture Series

Each year CRADL holds its Distinguished Lecture Series.

Most recently (May 1st-2nd 2014), CRADL sponsored a Theory of Mind Symposium, and Dr. Henry Wellman from the University of Michigan presented the opening lecture titled “Learning a Theory of Mind.” In addition to Dr. Wellman’s lecture, there was also a Panel Discussion that included Dr. Wellman, Dr. Amy Lederberg (Educational Psychology), Dr. Lauren Adamson (Psychology) and Dr. Rebecca Williamson (Psychology).
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Below are additional  samples of past presenters and topics:

  • Beatriz Luna, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh: Brain Dynamics Underlying Cognitive Development Through Adolescence
  • Julie Fiez, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh: The Visual Word Form Area: Individual Differences in Hemispheric Lateralization and Implications for Reading Style
  • James Booth, Ph.D., Northwestern University: How Does the Brain Learn to Read and Calculate?
  • Mirella Dapretto, Ph.D., UCLA: Broken Mirrors, Reduced Social Motivation and Altered Connectivity: Building Synergy Amongst Competing Theoretical Accounts of Autism