4s BrainCanDo Session

4s will participate with researchers from The University of Reading for another BrainCanDo session.

BrainCanDo Conference

On Thursday 15 March we hosted our third annual BrainCanDo Conference and the theme for the day was ‘Pathways from Neuroscience to the Classroom’. Our speakers included Professor Michael Thomas, Dr Dean Burnett and Dr Amy Fancourt.

Symposium: ‘Autism: Window on the Musical Mind’

Professor Adam Ockelford and world-renowned musical savant Derek Paravicini, examine the impact of autism on musical development. Derek is blind and severely autistic. He has the gift if perfect pitch and is able to play any piece of music after hearing it only once.

BrainCanDo featured in the Daily Mail

On Monday 27 November BrainCanDo and its Founder, Julia Harrington, featured in the Daily Mail in an article entitled ‘Tell children the benefits of learning rather than reward results, parents urged’.

BrainCanDo: Dyslexia Symposium

Join BrainCanDo on Thursday 12 October at Queen Anne’s to hear Professor John Stein’s ‘Wobbles, Warbles, and Fish – the neural basis of Dyslexia’ talk.

Students Visit the Reading University Neuroscience Centre

Yesterday was an exciting day for multiple Queen Anne’s students as they visited Reading University’s research centre. This is all part of opting in to our BrainCanDo research project investigating the dynamics of pupil interactions and the spread of motivation through peer groups.