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XXI ICIS Biennial Congress
June 29 – July 3rd, 2018
Headquarters Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Co-director the Brookings Center on Children and Families and Budgeting for National Priorities Project
A former White House and congressional advisor on welfare issues, Ron Haskins co-directs the Brookings Center on Children and Families and Budgeting for National Priorities Project. An expert on preschool, foster care, and poverty—he was instrumental in the 1996 overhaul of national welfare policy.
Professor at the College de France and director of INSERM’s Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit
Research areas include numerical cognition, the neural basis of reading and the neural correlates of consciousness. Major awards include the James S McDonnell Foundation Centennial Fellowship (1999), Louis D. Prize from the Institut de France (2003) and the Brain Prize (2014)
Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences and co-director of the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington
She specializes in language acquisition and the neural bases of language. Internationally recognized for her research on early language and brain development, and studies that show how young children learn. Her work has played a major role in demonstrating how early exposure to language alters the brain.
Jenny Saffran (Chair)
Montclair State University
Margaret Tresch Owen
University of Texas, Dallas
University of Delaware
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