Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD

Professor of Psychological Sciences; Director, Brain Imaging Research Center, University of Connecticut; Director, Laboratory for Learning Engineering and Neural Systems (brainLENS.org) located at University of Connecticut and the University of California, San Francisco; Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Institute for Neurosciences and Dyslexia Center, University of California, San Francisco; Senior Scientist & Senior Advisor, Haskins Laboratories; Co-Director of Haskins L2 (Language & Literacy) Global Innovation Hub, Yale University; Recipient of the 2015 Transforming Education through Neuroscience Award from Learning & the Brain Foundation; Co-Author, "Direct and Indirect Contributions of Executive Function to Word Decoding and Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten” (2019, Learning & Individual Differences), “Impact of Mentoring on Socio‐Emotional and Mental Health Outcomes of Youth with Learning Disabilities and Attention‐Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (2019, Child and Adolescent Mental Health), and “Brain Basis of Cognitive Resilience: Prefrontal Cortex Predicts Better Reading Comprehension in Relation to Decoding” (2018, PloS One)


The Science of Teaching

The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 18-20, 2022

Science of Learning and Reading

Applying the Science of Learning and Reading to IEP and 504 Accommodations

Social-Emotional Brains in Schools

Virtual Conference  November 7-8, 2020

Mental Health, Resilience, & ADHD/LD

Peer Mentoring and Social-Emotional Resilience in Youth With Learning Difficulties

Educating Anxious Brains

The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA  February 14-16, 2020

Neuroscience & School 504 Plans

Using the Neuroscience of Anxiety, Social-Emotional, and Mental Health in Reading and Learning Disorders to Rethink 504 and IEP Accommodations

Educating with Empathy

The Historic Fairmont Hotel, Atop Nob Hill,
San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2019

Neuroscience & 504 Plans

Using the Neuroscience of Learning Difficulties and Social Emotional Skills to Rethink 504 Accommodations

The Science of Innovation

The Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2018

Learning Differences & 504 Plans

The Neuroscience of Learning Difficulties and Giftedness: Rethinking 504 Accommodations

Brains, Literacy, & Learning

Dyslexia, Learning Differences, and Innovation

The Science of How We Learn

Held at the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA  February 17-19, 2017