CAN Advocacy and Public Outreach

Advocacy and Public Outreach

Organized by the CAN Advocacy Committee

Monday, May 30th 2016 – 5:30PM – 7:00PM

Invited speakers:

Wendy Suzuki – New York University

Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University.

Wendy Suzuki
Wendy Suzuki

Her major research interest continues to be brain plasticity. She is best known for her extensive work studying areas in the brain critical for our ability to form and retain new long-term memories. More recently her work has focused on understanding how aerobic exercise can be used to improve learning, memory and higher cognitive abilities in humans.

She has published a popular science book, Healthy Brain, Happy Life, and has shared her insights on the power of exercise on the brain in many videos and podcasts, available on her website.

Learn more about Dr. Suzuki on her website:



Advocacy and Outreach Prize Presentations

Learn more about the winners of the first CAN Neuroscience Advocacy and Outreach contest!

CAN Advocacy contest winners
Congratulations to the 2016 CAN Advocacy contest winners!