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Annual Neuropsychology Day and Brenda Milner Lecture

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Honours the career and achievements of Dr. Milner, an eminent cognitive neuroscientist and pioneer of the discipline of neuropsychology.

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The 22nd Annual Neuropsychology Day and Brenda Milner Lecture honours the career and achievements of Dr. Milner, an eminent cognitive neuroscientist and pioneer of the discipline of neuropsychology.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. John D.E. Gabrieli as the 22nd Annual Brenda Milner lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience. On Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 4pm, Dr. Gabrieli will present "Learning and Memory in the Human Brain".

Neuropsychology day will take place in 2021 exceptionally as a virtual event. More details to follow.

Scientific Presentations: If you would like to present (paper, poster, flash talk or platform presentation) during the pre-lecture science portion of the day (1:30 - 3:45), please submit here. Abstract Submissions. The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2021.

The prizes include:

• Top Abstracts - $250 for first place, $100 for up to 3 runners-up

• …plus more prizes for best talks and posters, judged at the event!

• Prize-winners will also have the opportunity to participate in a virtual round-table discussion with invited speaker Dr. John Gabrieli and will be listed on the Brenda Milner Neuropsychology Day ‘Honour Roll’

Speaker Bio:

John D.E. Gabrieli, Ph.D., is Grover Hermann Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has dual appointments in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and in the Institute for Medical Engineering & Science at MIT. He is Director of the Martinos Imaging Center at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Director of MIT’s new program in learning sciences, the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative. He also has appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He grew up in Buffalo, NY, received a B.A. in English from Yale (1978), a Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience from MIT (1987), and was a postdoctoral fellow in the Psychology Department at Harvard. His research examines human brain development and how that varies in children. He is an author on over 350 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including publications in Science and Nature.

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