The Science of Early Brain Development: A Foundation for the Success of Our Children and the State Economy

The Science of Early Brain Development: A Foundation for the Success of Our Children and the State Economy

January 22, 2014

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Featured Speakers

Arthur Rolnick, Former Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Human Capital Research Collaborative, University of Minnesota
Investing in Early Childhood Development is Smart Economic Development

Pat Levitt, Provost Professor of Neuroscience, Psychiatry, and Pharmacy at the University of Southern California and Director of the Program in Developmental Neurogenetics, Institute for the Developing Mind, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Early Learning and Health: Building a Formula for Human Capital Development

Dave Riley, Rothermel-Bascom Professor of Human Ecology, UW-Madison, and Child Development and Early Childhood Education Specialist, UW-Extension, Cooperative Extension
Programs and Policies to Foster Early Development: What Works?

Additional Chapters/Materials

Programs and Policies to Foster Early Development: What Works?, by Katherine Magnuson, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, and Associate Director, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin–Madison