Dr. Patricia Kuhl featured speaker at the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival

I-LABS Co-Director Patricia Kuhl was a featured speaker at the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival held in Aspen Colorado. This week-long event, now in it's eighth year, aims to "gather some of the most interesting thinkers and leaders from around the US and abroad to discuss their work, the issues that inspire them, and their ideas."

 A Child's First 2000 Days: What's the Brain Got to Do With It? 
Why are young children the most creative creatures on the planet, and how do they learn more in the first 5 years of life than during any other 5-year period in their lifetimes? I will take you on a visual tour of brain development through the first 2000 days of a child’s life, and illustrate the role we play in developing a child’s mind in the early period that prepares them for school and for life.