Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, EdD

Professor of Education, Psychology, and Neuroscience, Brain and Creativity Institute and Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California; Co-Author, “Nurturing Nature: How Brain Development Is Inherently Social and Emotional, and What This Means for Education” (2019, Educational Psychologist), “Community Violence Exposure Correlates with Smaller Gray Matter Volume and Lower IQ in Urban Adolescents” (2018, Human Brain Mapping), and “Embodied Brains, Social Minds, Cultural Meaning: Integrating Neuroscientific and Educational Research on Social-Affective Development” (2017, American Educational Research Journal)


Educating Anxious Brains

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

Keynote Address: Embodied Brains, Social Minds, Cultural Meaning: The Effects of Community Violence Exposure on Urban Adolescents' Brain Development

The Science of Innovation

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

Keynote Address III: The Default Network: How Social-Emotional Imagination Facilitates Deep Learning and Creativity