The Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education

We seek to innovate education by leveraging cutting edge neuroscience findings and neuro-technology.

以前沿神經科學技術引領教育的革新

Invited talk at Leipzig

Prof Tang was invited by Prof. Angela D. Friederici, the Director at Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, to give a talk “Driving and being driven—a unique role of right hippocampal dominance in learning-enhanced leftdominance in Broca’s area” at the Institute in Leipzig, Germany.

Presentation at NSFC Shuang Qing Forum

Prof Tang gave an invited talk (Click here for talk abstract) at the 186th Shuang Qing Forum, hosted by The Bureau of Science Policy, the Department of Information Science and the Department of Management Science,  National Natural Science Foundation of China. The topic of the forum is Link to the Future:  Education, Technology, and Innovation, in Hangzhou, China on September…

Seminar: Transforming negative emotion via religious chanting

June 16, 2017.  Friday 12 noon – 1:30 pm  NfE Lab, MWC 531 Dr. Junling Gao was a clinical neurologist trained in the  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He received his Ph.D in Neurology from the Medical School, the University of Hong Kong, for work on dementia using neuroimaging methods. He also received a Master degree in Buddhists Studies…

Talk at 2017 International Science of Learning Conference: Recent advances in EEG source imaging and new opportunities for investigating natural reading

Prof. Akaysha Tang gives a seminar on “Recent advances in EEG source imaging and new opportunities for investigating natural reading” at the 2017 International Science of Learning Conference in Brisbane, Australia, on September 18-20th. Abstract: Understanding neural mechanisms underlying learning outside of the laboratory is challenging due to  (1) high measurement noise level in the natural environment; (2) high expense of brain…

Prof. Akaysha Tang receives HK$1,670,000 donation from Sweeting Memorial Fund (including SHAC and UGC Matching Funds)

The Sweeting family has generously pledged a donation of HK$720,000 to the Faculty of Education as a start up capital of the Professor Anthony Edward Sweeting Memorial Fund.   Mrs. Sansan Ching Sweeting recently selected Prof. Akayaha Tang, the Director of the newly established the Laboratory of Neuroscience for Education (NfE Lab) as the recipient of the Sweeting Fund.  The…