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News and Opinion Jun 20, 2023

Pamela Cantor, M.D. Among Top Five Can’t-Miss Elements of the 2023 Smithsonian National Education Summit

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., was mentioned in a preview of the upcoming Smithsonian National Education Summit in a post from Smithsonian Voices on Smithsonian Magazine.

Writing for Smithsonian Museums, Ashley Naranjo highlighted Dr. Cantor’s keynote, “A Fierce Sense of Belonging: Fuel for Engagement, Motivation, and Learning.”

“On Thursday, July 20 at 10:30am, EDT, in an in-person and livestreamed keynote session, Dr. Pamela Cantor will translate the neurobiology of safety and belonging and explain why it is an antidote to imposter syndrome many of us experience. Cantor will reveal mechanisms that open learning pathways, feeding engagement, motivation, curiosity, and exploration. Human connection is the primary energy source for the brain, a key to unlocking the potential in each and every learner.”