Frontiers for Young Minds Live Review

Frontiers for Young Minds Live Review: Special Plenary Session at SMHR2018


On Thursday 29th November 2018, 9:15-10:30am, in the Sofitel Ballroom (following the International Keynote session) at SMHR2018 please join us for what is sure to be an exciting, fun and educational event!

Frontiers for Young Minds (FYM) is an open-access scientific journal written by scientists and reviewed by a board of young reviewers aged 8 to 15 years.

In this session, five papers will be presented and reviewed live by a panel of young reviewers who will ask questions and provide feedback!

Written as part of a new FYM Research Topic: Different ways to help those with mental illness the papers being presented are:

  • ‘Surf Therapy’ by Bryan Peck, Thompson Institute
  • ‘Brain Stimulation’ by Manreena Kaur, Monash University
  • ‘Mindfulness’ by Ben Isbel, Thompson Institute
  • ‘Physics of MRI’ by Kathryn Broadhouse, Thompson Institute
  • ‘Exercise and Mental Health’ by Simon Rosenbaum, UNSW

The session moderator: Alexandra Campbell, University of the Sunshine Coast

Who are the Young Reviewers?
The review panel will made up of grade 9 students from Matthew Flinders Anglican College, Buderim who have been working with Science Mentors at the Sunshine Coast Mind & Neuroscience Thompson Institute (Thompson Institute) to learn about the scientific process and scientific communication.

Who are the science mentors?
These scientists have been working with the Young Reviewers to prepare for this event:

Amanda Clacy, Thompson Institute
Larisa McLoughlin, Thompson Institute
Chrissie Driver, University of the Sunshine Coast