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The 2014 - 2015 academic year includes both fall and spring CRAM meetings, as usual. This year's theme is memory enhancement. The fall meeting provided a review and discussion of working memory training. The spring meeting will focus on a variety of methods (nutritional, exercise, TMS) to try to enhance memory function.

Spring 2015 CRAM meeting
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Location: Boston University- 2 Silber Way, School of Education, Room 130
Enhancing learning and memory: Current status and further directions.
1pm Introduction
1:15pm Neal Cohen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"The Well-Fed Hippocampus: Effects of Nutrition on Memory"
2pm Questions/Discussion
2:15pm Break
2:30pm Arthur Kramer, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
"Walking Towards a Healthier Brain & Mind"
3:15pm Questions/Discussion
3:30pm Jane Wang, Northwestern University
"Modulating hippocampal-cortical brain networks and memory using noninvasive stimulation"
4:15pm Questions
4:30pm Adjourn

Registration is free but required; please email to indicate that you would like to attend

Fall 2014 CRAM meeting Thursday, Dec 11, 2014; 1-4pm
Location: Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, William James Hall Room B01

Symposium Title: Working Memory Training: Where Do We Stand?
Susanne Jaeggi, University of California Irvine
Title: Working memory training and transfer – Knowns and unknowns
Thomas Redick, Purdue University
Title: What's working in working memory training?
Discussion moderated by John Gabrieli

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