The International Seminar on Neuroscience and Education is specially addressed to families, professors, psychologists, educators and professionals working in the teaching field. The event will feature the participation of leading experts in the field of education and neuroscience who will analyze the fundamentals of human development from birth to adulthood.

The ISNE thematic areas are as follows:

  • Development of executive functions (0-18 years).
  • The importance of epigenetics in the development of executive functions.
  • Creativity and its relationship with academic and personal development.
  • Montessori education, neuroscience and research.
  • Early Childhood Education: from discovering to developing executive functions.
  • Education in the Primary stage: development of executive functions in the different educational methodologies.
  • Education at the Secondary stage: health, neuroscience, behavior and genetics. Epigenetics in relation to these concepts.
  • Education and life in the stage of 18 to 24 years: health, neuroscience, behavior and genetics. Epigenetics in relation to these concepts.

Dates26th and 27th of April 2019

The conferences will have simultaneous translation into English upon request, by contacting the email

Last edition program:

FRIDAY, April 26
17:35 - 17:50 Registro MIRTC
17:50 Welcome: Aims of the 3th lSNE Montse Julià
17:55 ISNE III Opening Excma. Sra. Marta Madrenas
18:00 - 18:50 Opening lecture:
Children's executive function skills provide a foundation for learning and creative problem solving
PhD. Phil Zelazo
19:00 - 19:50 Lecture 2:
The praise paradox: How well-intended words can backfire
Dr Eddie Brummelman
20:00 - 20:50 Lecture 3:
The art of transforming the mind
Dra Rosa Casafont
21:00 - 22:30 Dinner with the speakers
SATURDAY, April 27
09:00 Good Morning Moderators
09:10 - 10:00 Lecture 4:
Learning difficulties. What happens in the brain of our children?
María López Juez
10:10 - 11:00 Lecture 5:
Attention to diversity and executive functions according to the Montessori pedagogy approach
Dr Silvia Dubovoy
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee-break
11:40 - 12:30 Lecture 6:
What can we learn from EF research and the arts to help all children thrive?
Dr Adele Diamond
12:40 - 14:00 Lecture 7:
The orchestral brain
Juan Felipe Molano (Orquestra Jove de la Selva)
14:00 - 15:15 Lunch
15:15 - 16:05 Lecture 8:
Epigenetics : how environment and education can improve the expression of the genome. The brain and it’s neurodevelopment in the infant, adolescent and young
Prof. Jordi Sasot
16:15 - 17:05 Lecture 9:
The Four Planes of Development with an Elaboration of the Fourth Plane
Prof. Kay Baker, PhD
17:15 - 18:00 Round Table:
Education as the way for a better world
18:20 - 19:10 Lecture 10:
The leader brain
Prof. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD
19:15 Closing Ceremony of ISNE III Ana Julià