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Listen to David's interview about the MovinCog Initiative.
David answered over a 100 questions in a Reddit AMA on brains and exercise. Check it out here!
 
Our new paper is out!
Check it out here: https://elifesciences.org/articles/25062
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
David gave an interview about this paper for Radio Rhema. If you've missed it live, you can listen to it again here.
 
 
 
 
 
The MovinCog Initiative was featured in this year's InSCIght Magazine. Check out the full article here.
 
We are now recruiting schools, as well as individual participants, for our trials. Find out more here.
 
We recently published a paper about common problems in the evaluation of cognitive interventions in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, and  a paper about cognitive remediation in Frontiers in Psychology.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Events

 

International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities

Brisbane, Australia - July 5 - 7, 2017

Karen will present on identifying dyslexia and the MovinCog Initiative.

Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference

Vancouver - June 25 - 29, 2017

David will discuss the evidence for brain structural differences in dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Brain Day

Auckland - March 25, 2017

David will present the latest findings from the MovinCog Initiative.
Conference of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition

Sydney - January 3 - 6, 2017

David gave a talk about the use of prior probability in the evaluation of scientific evidence.

Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research

Queenstown - August 31, 2016

Preliminary findings from the MovinCog Initiative.

Falling Walls
Canberra - August 24, 2016
A 3-min overview of the MovinCog Initiative:
Brain Day

Auckland - March 12, 2016

David gave a talk on training the brain, while Karen was part of a panel discussing the young brain. Check out the full programme here.
Australasian Cognitive Neurocience Conference
Auckland - November 26-29, 2015
As part of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Conference in Auckland, Dr. David Moreau gave a talk on statistical flaws in training interventions on November 28.
EduCafe
Auckland - November 19, 2015
Dr. David Moreau presented his latest research on cognitive training and its implications for education at EduCafe, an event hosted by Emma Kingston at the National Library of New Zealand, Auckland. 
Centre for Brain Research Conference
Leigh - November 7, 2015
Dr. David Moreau gave a talk about the facts, the fads and the fallacies surrounding brain training, emphasizing methodological and statistical flaws in the field, as well as potential remedies.
BrainChanger Conference
Auckland - Wellington - Christchurch - Dunedin - September 12-27, 2015
Dr. David Moreau gave a series of talks as part of the BrainChanger Conference, in Auckland (September 12), Wellington (September 13), Christchurch (September 26) and Dunedin (September 27). In case you missed it, here is a video of David's talk in Wellington.
Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research

Queenstown - August 31, 2015

Dr. David Moreau presented preliminary findings from the MovinCog Initiative.

Education Leaders Forum

Auckland - August 25, 2015

The conference saw an interesting blend of international speakers. Dr. David Moreau spoke about cognitive training and the MovinCog Initiative.

Learning Disabilities Association of New Zealand Conference

Whangarei - July 4, 2015

Dr. David Moreau gave a well-received presentation at the annual LDANZ conference, discussing the potential for behavioral interventions to remediate learning disorders. If you missed it or want to give it a second read, here are the presentation slides.

Learning Difficulties Workshop

Auckland - April 17, 2015

The 2015 edition of the CBR Learning Difficulties Workshop saw some great presentations by local speakers. A/Prof. Karen Waldie gave a talk about neuroplasticity in dyslexia and ADHD. See the presentation slides.

Brain Day

Auckland - March 28, 2015

Hosted by the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland, Brain Day 2015 was a great success. Among other stimulating events, A/Prof. Karen Waldie gave a much appreciated and well-attended lecture on the teenage brain. If you missed the talk or want to give a second read on the research that was covered, check out the presentation slides and a research article on cannabis use that was mentioned in the lecture.

 

Radio Rhema Interview - Dr David Moreau
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