2013 Simms/Mann Think Tank

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2013

The Simms/Mann Think Tank brings together cutting-edge early childhood learning and brain science researchers, college faculty, and thought-leaders to explore, understand, and disseminate the latest thinking in the areas of infant/toddler development, early childhood education, and the training for those working with children ages 0-3.

The Simms/Mann Institute held the first annual Simms/Mann Think Tank in 2013.

  • Featured keynote speakers Drs. Patricia Kuhl and Andrew Meltzoff, internationally recognized researchers from the University of Washington
  • Introduced the 2013-2014 Fellows
  • Included professional guests from the community – pediatricians, nurses, researchers, psychiatrists, and Community College officials
  • Location: Santa Barbara, CA

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