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About Dr. Brenda Smith-Chant



Brenda Smith-Chant is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Trent University and Director of Research for the Self-Regulation Institute. She has served and past coordinator of the Developmental Section of the Canadian Psychological Society.  Her research interests are in the area of children’s cognitive development and how early development is influenced by parents, educators, and social policy. She was primary investigator on the CIHR funded Knowledge Synthesis Grant:  Nurturing the Next Generation, in partnership with Peel Public Health and the subsequent Parent Experiences Study, the Count Me In the study on children’s early learning of numeracy, and numerous community-based research projects on early learning environments and self-regulation.

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