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  • The Brain and The Optimistic Classroom: Mindful Learning, Resilient Students

    Thursday, September 22, 2011 | 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
    The Aspen Institute

    Presented by The New York Academy of Sciences and The Aspen Brain Forum Foundation

      • Registration Closed

    Join us for a public lecture by Goldie Hawn, founder of The Hawn Foundation. She will speak on the MindUP™ curriculum, the Foundation's signature educational initiative now published by Scholastic.

    A social and emotional learning program designed for pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade children, MindUP™ is informed by current research in cognitive neuroscience, positive psychology, social and emotional learning, mindfulness, and evidence-based teaching.

    Open to the public. Registration is required.

    Registration Pricing

    Member: $30
    Student / Postdoc / Fellow: $25
    Nonmember: $35

    This is the opening keynote lecture of the conference, Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning: Implications for Education.

    Presented by

    • New York Academy of Sciences