This is a special event for high school teachers and students. Come and learn what the brain can teach us about learning from Daphna Shohamy, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology and Principal Investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute.
Dr. Shohamy will talk about her research, followed by a Q&A session and a chance to mingle and discuss the science.
Doors open at 4:00 pm. Registration is free but seating is first-come, first-served. Register now to secure your seat.
About Dr. Shohamy
Dr. Shohamy received a BA from Tel-Aviv University, double majoring in Psychology and Humanities. She then went on to receive a PhD in Neuroscience from Rutgers University and trained as a postdoc at Stanford University's Psychology Department. She founded the Learning Lab at Columbia in 2007. Her research focuses on how the brain supports learning, memory, and decision making in humans. This includes how brain development impacts learning and decision making in kids and teenagers, and the investigation of brain systems that underlie different forms of learning.