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Charles Nelson, ‘Sensitive Periods in Human Development’
November 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies for the Fourth Annual Ann Rankin Cowan Lecture on Friday, November 2 at 3 p.m. in the FedEx Global Center Nelson Mandela Auditorium.
This year’s speaker is Charles Nelson, a renowned neuroscientist who studies the effects of early experience on brain and behavioral development. He is well-known for his work with the Bucharest Early Intervention Project, studying the development of orphans who have suffered extreme neglect, and co-authored a book, Romania’s Abandoned Children. With the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Nelson has international projects in Bangladesh, Romania, Brazil and Pakistan.