“Neurobiological Underpinnings for Executive Functions”

Presented at Dyslexia and Literacy: Understanding Executive functions, language, and reading, on Friday, October 18th, 2019.

The UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D.

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., is Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Special Education, Psychology, Radiology, and Pediatrics. She is also a Senior Scientist at Haskins Laboratories and a member of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute as well as the Center for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. She is the principal investigator of several NIH-funded research projects on reading and reading comprehension and a co-investigator on other NIH-funded and Department of Education-funded projects on reading, reading disabilities, and ADHD. 

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This year’s conference will be on Friday, October 18th, 2019 at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School.


2019 UCLA Medical School Conference Videos

Laurie Cutting, Ph.D

Vanderbilt University
Neurobiological Underpinnings for Executive Functions

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Erik Willcutt, Ph.D.

University of Colorado Boulder

Executive Functions: Genetic, Behavioral, and Assessment Considerations

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Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Architects For Learning

Oral Language, Working Memory, and Executive Functions

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Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D.

Christopher Newport University

Classroom Strategies that Facilitate Executive Functions

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