Social inequality has a major impact on the chances children have in society. During this symposium, three internationally renowned speakers (prof. Erika Hoff, prof. James Law en dr. Natasha Kirkham) will talk about the influence of social inequality on the cognitive and linguistic development of children.
What: Symposium about the effects of social inequality on cognition and language
Where: Room 0.32, Drift 21 in Utrecht
When: 4 June 2019, 13.00
|13:15||Opening by Prof. Catrin Finkenauer & Prof. Frank Wijnen|
|13:30||Prof. Erika Hoff – Language skills at 1001 Days: Antecedents and Long-Term Outcomes in Immigrant Children|
|14:30||Prof. James Law – Interventions to promote early language development – the pros and cons of a public health approach|
|15:30||Break – coffee/tea|
|16:00||Dr Natasha Kirkham – Neuro-Adversity: The Developmental Neuroscience of Poverty Outcomes on Child Development|
|17:00||Drinks at Lodewijk|
We welcome all those interested (free of charge), but please register here.
Team ‘1001 Critical Days’ of the strategic theme Dynamics of Youth, Utrecht University.