Understanding and Nurturing Children: A Neuroscience Perspective


The course will allow participants to understand how to cultivate healthy emotional and intellectual development so that children can lead balanced connected lives.

Course description:

There is a growing energy behind linking education and neuroscience in an effort to improve learning and parenting practices. The course explores the key insights from developmental, cognitive, affective and social neuroscience that could lead to an educational transformation and explore the extent to which these new scientific insights can inform our approach to education and parenting.

Number of sessions:


Dates of sessions:

July 24 - 4:00 to 6:00 pm



Course Pre-requisites:

A keen interest in Brain Science, Developing and Changing Habits, New Habits, Mental Flexibility.

Instructor name:

Dr. Samah Karaki
Instructor Bio:

After 10 years of research in the field of learning and stress-related behaviors, she co-founded in 2014 the Social Brain Institute translating knowledge from many different disciplines including cognitive neuroscience, education and psychology into innovative approaches. Today, SBi is developing programs using our understanding of the human brain to improve organizational culture, leadership and eco-citizenship striving to contribute in the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Samah holds a master 1 degree in ecology and evolution, a master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience and a PhD in Neuroscience.


Contact Email:

[email protected]

How to contact:

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Participation Fees:

Standard – 30 000 LL

Reduced** – 20 000 LL

Solidarity* – Pay what you can above the standard rate


*This fee enables to fund the reduced fee difference and allow concerned persons to have access to the course.
** For salaries under 1000$/month and having to pay house rental. If you do not fall under this categorie and still believe you should have the reduced fee, please contact us. The reduced rate is applicable for limited number of participants.