Nicki attends the Sackler Summer Institute in New York

Recently, Nicki was fortunate to be able to attend the Sackler Summer Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York. The Institute was organized by B. J. Casey, John’s former post-doc, and a number of former “Sacklerites” (i. e., Summer Institute attendees) returned this year to give a series of talks relating to developmental cognitive neuroscience. Dima Amso gave a talk discussing “Attention and Memory Across Development”, which was especially significant to Nicki in how it related to work with infants in our own lab. In addition to many educational talks given by the 13 speakers, the Institute allowed for lots of interaction and interesting discussions amongst researchers from diverse backgrounds. Nicki returned from NYC a little sleep-deprived but extremely motivated to learn more about many of the speakers’ developmental research and how their studies with (older) children might inform our research with