Talking About Your Kids and Their Brains


Tuesday, June 27, 2017
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Community Centre, 2690 Larch St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 4K9

Come join us for a lively discussion with our experts about the brain basis of reading and learning, antidepressants and children, and communicating about brain health in today’s fast-paced society.

FREE ADMISSION – Everyone is welcome.
Please join us!

Ms. Edith Brignoni-Perez
PhD Researcher
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Dr. Tim Oberlander
Developmental Pediatrician and Researcher
BC Children’s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Prof. Eric Racine
Director of the Neuroethics Research Unit
Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal, Montreal, QC

Prof. Judy Illes (Moderator)
Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics, Professor of Neurology
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Discussion topics include:

  • “What do we know about the brain science of reading and learning in children?”
  • “How do antidepressants affect kids’ brains?”
  • “How should we communicate about children’s brain health and science?”