Symposium

9/19/17 Dartmouth Young Brain and Mind Symposium videos

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, a one-day symposium held at The Hanover Inn brought together leading researchers for talks and discussion on the developing brain and behavior. This symposium highlighted cutting-edge neuroscientific research that is being brought to bear on long-standing questions regarding the development of the brain and behavior. Topics included neural development and plasticity, emotional development during adolescence, and brain mechanisms underlying illnesses such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and schizophrenia, as well as vulnerability to substance abuse. The speakers are world renowned experts in their fields of research, which provided an ideal forum for exposing the audience to the absolute latest findings and current research.

The symposium was sponsored by generous support from the Lincoln Filene Professorship, the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the Departments of Molecular and Systems Biology and Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and the Department of Neurology and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

David Bucci, Dartmouth College

Dartmouth Young Mind and Brain Symposium

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, a one-day symposium bringing together leading researchers for talks and discussion on the developing brain and behavior will take place at the Hanover Inn.

The young brain is simultaneously endowed with infinite potential and resiliency, while also extremely vulnerable to physical and emotional insults that can have long-lasting negative consequences. This symposium will highlight cutting-edge neuroscientific research that is being brought to bear on long-standing questions regarding the development of the brain and behavior. Topics will include neural development and plasticity, emotional development during adolescence, and brain mechanisms underlying illnesses such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and schizophrenia, as well as vulnerability to substance abuse. Each speaker is a world renowned expert in his or her field of research, providing an ideal forum for exposing the audience to the absolute latest findings and current research.