Learning Brain & Emotion


In the framework of the Swiss Center for Affective Science at Geneva’s University, we are organizing a conference about Learning, Brain & Emotion.

We have regrouped a panel of inspiring experts in that domain to offer a reflection about how brain and emotions impact learning processes and human development, particularly at school.

Please join us for this event, held at the Auditorium of the Campus Biotech in Geneva, on Friday, November 3rd, 9h-18h.

Program to be finalized soon. Confirmed speakers so far are:

Prof. Immordino Yang
Embodied brains, social minds, cultural meaning: insights for education from inter-
disciplinary, longitudinal studies of emotional feelings
Prof. Maciel Hernandez
Children's emotion expressivity in school :
Associations with school and social outcomes
Prof. Howard Jones
Developing messages for education about Learning, the Brain and Emotion
Prof. Pons
Teaching emotion understanding at the kindergarten and school: Retrospect and prospect

Prof. Pekrun
Achievement Emotions: Functions, Origins,and Implications for Practice 


This event is organized with the generous support of the SNSF and the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences (CISA).
For more information, you can contact us at solange.denervaud(at)unige.ch
Registration is free but mandatory :


November 3, 2017