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Dr Anita Collins Presentation: Supercharging your child’s brain with music

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Orange Regional Conservatorium

73A Hill Street

Orange, NSW 2800

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Dr Anita Collins is an award-winning educator, researcher and writer in the field of brain development and music learning.

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Dr Anita Collins is an award-winning educator, researcher and writer in the field of brain development and music learning. Anita is best known for her role as on-screen expert and campaign lead for the Don’t Stop the Music documentary that aired on the ABC in late 2018. She is internationally recognized for her unique work in translating the scientific research of neuroscientists and psychologists to the everyday parent, teacher and student. Over the last two years Anita has interviewed close to 100 researchers in labs across the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. Anita has written opinion columns for The Age and The Conversation, authored papers for international peer-reviewed journals, guest author on international sites and specialist technical writer for OECD Education Framework 2030. Anita is a Churchill Fellow, a TEDx speaker and the author of one of the most watched TED Education films ever made.

“I must admit I didn’t really know how to support my son with his music. After hearing her talk I now understand what is happening inside his brain and Anita has giving me some great ideas!”

— Parent of a young trombonist (QLD)

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