Other Events

Each year, CRF collaborates with departments and other units on campus as well as the local colleges to host speakers and co-sponsor conferences related to family research.

Presenters:
DAVID LEWKOWICZ, PH.D., Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University
Event Date(s):
Thu 5th, March 2015 | 12:45pm
Description:

Our everyday world is specified by multiple, concurr ent, and often highly redundant multisensory inputs. Infants must be able to pr ocess, integrate, and understand such inputs if they are to respond appropriately to communicative signals. In this talk, I will discuss two main lines of research in my laboratory that shed light on when and how this abilit y develops: (a) the development of sequence learning, and (b) the development of multisensory selective attenti on.

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Presenters:
Event Date(s):
Fri 17th, April 2015 | 8:00am to 5:00pm
Description:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience. Joining Dr. Masten will be three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community:  

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Presenters:
DAVID LEWKOWICZ, PH.D., Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University
Event Date(s):
Thu 5th, March 2015 | 12:45pm
Description:

Our everyday world is specified by multiple, concurr ent, and often highly redundant multisensory inputs. Infants must be able to pr ocess, integrate, and understand such inputs if they are to respond appropriately to communicative signals. In this talk, I will discuss two main lines of research in my laboratory that shed light on when and how this abilit y develops: (a) the development of sequence learning, and (b) the development of multisensory selective attenti on.

... Read More >>
Presenters:
Event Date(s):
Fri 17th, April 2015 | 8:00am to 5:00pm
Description:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience. Joining Dr. Masten will be three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community:  

... Read More >>