PEN Distinguished Lecture Series

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.

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All lectures are open to the public and are video recorded for online distribution.

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Brain Plasticity and Learning: Lessons from Deafness

Wednesday, 11 March 2009
Headshot of Daphne Bavelier
Daphne Bavelier

Evidence for re-organization of visual functions after congenital deafness will be reviewed. Dr. Bavelier will argue that deaf individuals do not have better vision, but rather that deafness leads to change in some specific aspects of visual attention.