Speakers

Elizabeth Peña, PhD

Elizabeth Peña, PhD

Elizabeth Peña, PhD will deliver Saturday's Keynote Lecture on “What They Hear and What They Say: Language Learning in a Bilingual Context.” Dr. Peña is a Professor in the School of Education at UC Irvine.

Topic

What They Hear and What They Say: Language Learning in a Bilingual Context

Country
US
Affiliation
University of California, Irvine
Contact
https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm
Nina Kraus, PhD

Nina Kraus, PhD

Nina Kraus, PhD will give this year’s John Niparko Memorial Lecture on “Sound Processing in Healthy and Hurting Brain: What have we learned from Music and Concussion?” Dr. Kraus is the director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University.

Topic

Sound Processing in Healthy and Hurting Brain: What have we learned from Music and Concussion?

Country
US
Affiliation
Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at Northwestern University
Contact
http://www.brainvolts.northwestern.edu/
Carolien Rieffe, PhD

Carolien Rieffe, PhD

Carolien Rieffe, PhD will deliver Friday's Keynote address on “Emotional Competence and its Effect on Social Functioning in Children with Cochlear Implants.” 

Carolien Rieffe, PhD, is a professor in the unit Developmental and Educational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University, the Netherlands. She is also Honorary Professor at UCL, University of London, UK. She leads her own research lab (www.focusonemotions.nl) that focuses on the functionality of emotions and its impact on social development and mental health in children of all ages, from babies to adolescents. Children with hearing loss are of special interest within this research line, whereby the influence of individual differences on their development is taken into account.

 

Topic

Emotional Competence and its Effect on Social Functioning in Children with Cochlear Implants

Country
The Netherlands
Affiliation
Leiden University
Contact
https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/
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