Prof. Adele Diamond

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Adele is one of the pioneers of developmental cognitive neuroscience. She's now professor of neuroscience at the University of British Columbia, with a long track record of studying what affects our executive functions like memory and problem solving.

Prof. Adele Diamond

About Adele Diamond

Adele is professor of neuroscience at the University of British Columbia in Canada, where she studies the factors that affect our executive functions (the mental skills we use to learn, work and manage daily life, including self-control, focused attention, working memory and problem solving).

Adele is one of the pioneers in the field of developmental cognitive neuroscience, and her discoveries have improved treatment for disorders such as ADHD and had a great impact on early education.

The awards and honours Adele has received for her work are abundant, including being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a 21st Century Award for Achievement, and being named one of the 2000 Outstanding Women of the 20th Century. She has authored or co-authored over 100 papers on neuroscience.

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