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CONTENTS: The Story We Tell is the World We Create
Executive Function not only sounds important, it is important. 

Executive Function is our ability to regulate thoughts, actions, and emotions. all are important to lead productive, fulfilling lives as adults. We'll dive deeper into this valuable predictor of academic success through interviews, discussion and humor. 
The Theater of Public Policy masterfully advances the understanding of complex ideas by drawing on improvisational comedy. Included on our panel are two Distinguished McKnight University Professors, Stephanie Carlson and Kathleen Vohs. 
Ms Carlson is also a co-founder of Reflection Sciences. She conducts research on the development of executive function in children as young as age two. She investigates basic developmental processes in executive function, theory of mind, and symbolism/pretend play. She is particularly interested in how these skills interrelate in the preschool period, their brain bases, their relevance for school readiness, and socio-cultural influences on their development.
Ms Vohs works to understand and communicate the basics of how people think, feel, and behave in order to make sense of marketplace and organizational outcomes. This event takes place April 2, 2019 at 7 pm. Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway. Park on the upper level and use door  #1. We'll be in the D Wing in the Savage/Eagan rooms. This is a free event. We do appreciate your 
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