Lectures and Talks

Sackler Brain Bench: One-Day Course the Early Childhood Brain

Saturday, February, 21, 2015

Sackler Brain

What lies behind the wonder in a baby’s eyes? Are my toddler’s tantrums, say, or facility with language, determined by genes or upbringing? In this one-day course, a group of experts will lead you through recent insights into early childhood brain development.


The Museum gratefully acknowledges The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc. for its support to establish the Sackler Brain Bench, part of the Museum’s Sackler Educational Laboratory for Comparative Genomics and Human Origins, in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, offering ongoing programs and resources for adults, teachers, and students to illuminate the extraordinary workings of the human brain.