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Published on Jan 10, 2011
Adele Diamond, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and a member of the Garrison Institute's Contemplative Teaching and Learning Initiative Leadership Council, discusses her work on the neural bases of cognitive development. She provides insights into topics such as academic outcomes for young children, stress effects on the brain and how contemplative practices might affect executive functions and cognitive control. To find out more about the Garrison Institute: