Brain Power is 'a hit'

Updated November 1, 2011

The NBC 2011 Education Nation Summit in New York City brought I-LABS research to the national stage. The summit took place September 26 and 27, 2011 with featured talks by I-LABS Co-Directors in a session entitled “Brain Power: Why Early Learning Matters”. The talks were broadcast to a far-reaching audience of parents, educators, policy-makers, and business leaders.

TOE Director Gina Lebedeva was on hand to connect with thought leaders in policy, education and practice.

- Dr. Meltzoff and Dr. Kuhl meet with President Bill Clinton

- WEBCAST: Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff on Brainpower: Why Early Learning Matters.  Aired September 26, 2011 at 8:45am Eastern.


- INTERVIEW: Dr. Patricia Kuhl and Dr. Andrew Meltzoff Discuss Early Brain Development with NBC at Education Nation

Read What People are Saying About Dr. Kuhl's and Dr. Meltzoff's talks:

- John Merrow declares the ‘Brain Power’ session a hit.

- Harold Levy, former Chancellor of NYC Public Schools, weighs in on the science presented at Education Nation.

More Highlights from Education Nation:

- GUEST BLOG: Research by I-LABS collaborators Andrew Meltzoff and Rebecca Williamson on 'How Struggle Leads to Learning'

- GUEST BLOG: Bilingualism is Good Brain Exercise for Kids (and Adults)

- GUEST BLOG: Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math

National Media

- NPR's John Hockenberry interviews Patricia Kuhl on "What We Can Learn from the Brains of Babies". Listen here: (11 min)


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