The PEN Distinguished Lecture Series in Educational Neuroscience was created in association with the Foundations Proseminar course for graduate students in the Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program. Since its inception, the series has grown!
The lecture series focuses on the intersection of the Science of Learning (learning across the lifespan) and Educational Neuroscience (learning across early life). Scientists and researchers who are pioneers in the fields of Cognitive-Educational Neuroscience, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, and Child Development come to Gallaudet University's campus to talk about their research.
All lectures are open to the public and are video recorded for online distribution.
This talk will examine how approaching educational domains such as early reading and symbolic arithmetic development from the vantage point of brining together neural systems associated with more elementary forms of cognition, such as visual symbol recognition, access to phonological forms, and comparisons of approximate magnitudes may help inform issues of learning disability, individual differences, and the potential role of pedagogy in skill acquisition.