How relationships, the mind, and the brain interact to shape the development of children, families and communities
Event Time: 5-6:30 pm
Location: Carrington Auditorium, Missouri State University, 901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897
Dr. Dan Siegel will give a public affairs lecture at Missouri State University live via Skype about his work in interpersonal neurobiology and answer audience questions. A local audience discussion follows. Dr. Siegel will explore how communication patterns between children and caregivers shape the unfolding of the synaptic connections in the brain. He will give suggestions from this for ways that adults can help children thrive. He will explore how mind, brain, and relationships interact to shape how we become who we are across the lifespan. Dr. Siegel’s unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts easy to understand and exciting has led him to be invited to address diverse local, national and international groups of mental health professionals, neuroscientists, corporate leaders, educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, and clergy, including the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx. Admission is free and free parking is available.