Join us for our upcoming Parent Education Night. Our next speaker is coming to Happy Corner on February the 9th from . We will then follow the meeting with our general meeting. We are opening the presentation to the public and people can purchase tickets online at eventbrite.ca for $10 each.
Talk overview: The Learning BrainDr. Boyd will review how the brain changes with learning and development. She will discuss how stress and anxiety affects the brain and learning. Dr. Boyd will present recent data showing brain plasticity in children and conclude with some practical tips for maximizing learning and brain plasticity.Dr. Lara Boyd is the Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Investigator, a Peter Wall Scholar, and an Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, at the University of British Columbia. She is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist. Dr. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at the University of British Columbia. Her work is centered on answering the question of what limits, and what facilitates, neuroplasticity. She is an expert in neuroimaging and neurophysiology, and uses a variety of cutting edge technology in her research.http://brain.rehab.med.ubc.ca/