Subject: How the Attention System Shapes Learning: seminar on 5/20
A Presentation by Dr. Neal Rojas Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 6:30pm Saratoga Community Center
19655 Allendale Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Neal L. Rojas, MD MPH from the Center for Developing Minds in Los Gatos will discuss the 4 main functions of the attention system and how they contribute to learning. As a developmental-behavioral pediatrician trained at Stanford, UCSF, and Harvard, Dr. Rojas will share common examples across various grades in which students can overcome challenges to their attention system. He will also discuss some of the most important components of maintaining a healthy attention system.