Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

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Endowed Chairs

The Simms/Mann Endowed Chairs are renowned researchers in the field of neuroscience. Their pursuit of science-based breakthroughs to promote optimal outcomes for children is informing interventions and propelling the field forward.

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Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

The Simms Mann Family Foundation has long supported cancer research at Yale. We are excited to now also support the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in its collaboration with the Willows Community School to deliver the Yale for Emotional Intelligence’s RULER program, an evidence-based pre-k through 12th grade approach to social and emotional learning to Southern California Schools.

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2019 Simms/Mann Think Tank

The Think Tank brings together cutting-edge early childhood learning, college faculty, and thought-leaders to explore 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.

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CuddleBright Experience

The CuddleBright Experience brings the science of early childhood directly to parents and caregivers, providing them with knowledge and tools to strengthen their bond with their child and help navigate the ups and downs of the first three years—and beyond.

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Education Initiative Videos

The Simms/Mann Institute is dedicated to disseminating the latest child development theories and neuroscience research through many different communication channels, which includes creating video content that is educational, engaging and easy to share.

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Simms/Mann Faculty Fellows

The Simms/Mann Institute Faculty Fellowship recognizes faculty in the field of 0-3 early childhood education whose professional experience, leadership ability, and interest in exploring and integrating research related to early childhood development will make significant contributions to the field and the broader community.

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