Keynote Address - Mark H. Johnson, FBA

Professor Mark H. Johnson, FBA is Professor of Experimental Psychology (1931) and Head of the Department of Psychology, Cambridge University, UK. After obtaining a degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of Edinburgh (UK), and a PhD in neuroscience from Cambridge, he held academic and research positions at the MRC Cognitive Development Unit, London (1985-89 and 1994-98), University of Oregon, Eugene (1988-89), and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (1990-95), before he moved to become MRC Director of the Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development at Birkbeck, University of London in 1998. He has published over 350 papers and 10 books on brain and cognitive development in humans and other species, including the textbook “Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience” now in its 4th Edition. Currently his laboratory focuses on typical, at-risk and atypical functional brain development in human infants and toddlers using a variety of different neuroimaging, cognitive, behavioural, and genetic methods. Johnson coordinates several national and international collaborative scientific networks, and is a named fellow of the APS, BPS, Cognitive Science Society and British Academy (FBA).
Saturday, May 12, 2018: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Grote Zaal (de Doelen ICC Rotterdam)