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17th Annual Neuropsychology Research Day at Queens College, CUNY


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Keynote Address

Development of Emotion Regulation Neurobiology and the Importance of Early Experience

By Nim Tottenham, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Director of the Developmental Affective Neuroscience Lab at Columbia University


Time & Place

- Morning Session: 9:30AM-12:00PM, 15-minute Neuropsychology/Neuroscience talks
- Break for lunch 12:00-1:00PM
- Keynote Address: 1:00-2:00PM
- Afternoon Session: 2:00PM-4:30PM, 15-minute Neuropsychology/Neuroscience talks
- Poster viewing throughout conference
Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367
Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, Auditorium, Room 230 (ground floor)
Free and open to the public


About the Speaker

Nim Tottenham, Ph.D., received her doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 2005, and previously worked as a faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical College and UCLA. She has been working at Columbia University since 2014, where she is currently a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Tottenham is the author of more than 90 scientific papers and is a recipient of the National Institute of Mental Health Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) and the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.

Dr. Tottenham is a leader in research on brain development underlying emotional behavior. She uses brain imaging, behavioral, and physiological methods to characterize typical human brain development and to examine the effects of early life stress on human brain development.

About Neuropsychology Research Day

Queens College of The City University of New York hosts an annual Neuropsychology Research conference, which provides a forum for students and faculty to present their latest and most exciting research, and fosters collaborations across laboratories.

Talks will start at 9:30AM and run throughout the day with a lunch break from 12:00-1:00PM. The KEYNOTE ADDRESS will be 1:00-2:00PM. Each talk is about 15 minutes, presented by graduate students and faculty in the fields of Neuropsychology and Neuroscience. This year, there will also be posters for researchers to present their projects. Come for all or part of the event.

All are welcome. Undergraduates and Master’s students interested in Neuropsychology and Neuroscience research at Queens College are particularly encouraged to attend. The conference is free and open to the public; no registration necessary.

For more information, please contact Dr. Carolyn Pytte:


Past Research Day Programs

2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2018 2019