Professional Development Wednesdays

March 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
College of Education Forum - Room 1030
30 Pryor Street Southwest
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303
Erin Whitney
(404) 413-8090

Research Wednesdays Presentation:  Learning to Move

Presenter: Karen Adolph

Karen Adolph is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Center for Neuroscience at New York University. She chaired the National Institutes of Health study section on motor function and speech rehabilitation, serves on the McDonnell Foundation advisory board and serves on the editorial board of Developmental Psychobiology. Her research examines learning and development in the context of motor skill acquisition in infants and children. She is especially interested in effects of body growth, exploratory activity, environmental and social supports, and culture on perceptual-motor learning and development. Adolph received a James McKeen Cattell Sabbatical Award, the APF Robert L. Fantz Memorial Award, the APA Boyd McCandless Award, the ISIS Young Investigator Award, the FIRST and MERIT awards from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and four teaching awards from New York University.

A light lunch will be served to those who RSVP to Erin Whitney in the CEHD’s Educational Research Bureau at 404-413-8090 or