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Steve Hughes PhD, LP, ABPdN is President of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology and Chair of the AMI Global Research Committee. Steve completed his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Minnesota and his post- doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he joined the faculty of the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology in 2001. He specialises in the neuropsychological assessment of children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental and medical disorders, and assists in the supervision and training of future neuropsychologists. His research interests include measurement of attention and executive functioning in young children, the effects of living in poverty on child development, and the neurodevelopmental benefits of classical Montessori education.
Dr. Steve Hughes, Neuro-psychologist and Brain Scientist, examines the basic assumptions of education today, and shows how an entirely different framework, first articulated by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 years ago, conforms to what we now know about optimizing social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development.