During the presentation Banks, who is the daughter of the professor killed in New Orleans, leads attendees on an exploration of the complicated impact of wrongful conviction on the families of both the victim and the accused. She weaves into the discussion excerpts from her third book project, Fighting Time, a collaboration with Isaac Knapper, the man falsely accused of killing her father.
A senior scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women (WCW), Amy Banks, M.D., has devoted her career to understanding the neurobiology of relationships. She is the director of advanced training at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute (JBMTI), a legacy project of WCW, and author of Four Ways to Click: Rewrite Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships. Banks was the first person to bring Relational-Cultural Theory together with neuroscience and is an expert in the combined field.
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