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Brain and Cognition: A Lecture Series by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP

Luria Neuroscience Institute

Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

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Event Details

This course is a five-day series (one day a month, January-May, 2014) offered on weekends.

Dates: January 11; February 8; March 8; April 12; May 10, 2014 (all Saturdays).

CE credits: 45 for a 5-day sequence.

Fees: $2,250 for a 5-day sequence. Refund requests must be received two weeks prior to a course beginning. There is a $30 per course charge for cancellation.

Location: Park Lane Hotel, 36 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.

Time: 8am - 6pm (with a lunch break and two short breaks).

This lecture sequence covers a wide range of topics on the relationship between the brain and the mind. It is intended for professionals concerned with brain health and brain disorders. Brain mechanisms of major cognitive functions will be reviewed, as well as the major neurocognitive clinical syndromes. The number of participants will be limited to 30 to enable active audience participation. The following topics will be addressed:

  1. Basic functional neuroanatomy. Major brain structures and neurotransmitters and their contributions to neural computation.
  2. Perception and perceptual disorders. Agnosias, cerebral hemispheres, and distributed mechanisms of perception.
  3. Motor functions and motor disorders. Apraxias and hierarchic organization of motor control and action.
  4. Language and language disorders. Aphasias and distributed nature of the mechanisms of language.
  5. The deciding brain. Neural mechanisms of executive functions of the frontal lobes and dysexecutive syndromes.
  6. The bicameral brain. Structural and functional hemispheric asymmetries. Novel approaches to hemispheric specialization.
  7. The emotional brain. Limbic and cortical contributions to emotional regulation. Laterality and emotional control.
  8. Attention and attentional disorders. Voluntary attention and ADHD. Automatic attention and hemiinattention.
  9. Memory and amnesias. Neuroanatomical components of memory circuits. Types of memory and amnesias.
  10. Brain development and aging. Current concepts of neuroplasticity. Factors behind healthy cognitive aging.

For more information please visit lninstitute.org.

Download the course brochure here (PDF file).

Please review our other courses:

1. Major Neurocognitive Disorders: A Lecture Series by Elkhonon Goldberg, ABPP

2. Neurocognitive Clinical Case Review by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP

About the Instructor

Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP, is a neuropsychologist and cognitive neuroscientist. He is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology of New York University School of Medicine and a Diplomate of The American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology. Goldberg’s work contributed to our understanding of hemispheric specialization, frontal lobe functions, memory, and the general principles of functional cortical organization. He research involved mechanisms of amnesia, frontal-lobe syndromes, cognitive impairment in dementias, traumatic brain injury and Parkinson’s disease, and cognitive enhancement. Goldberg’s books The Executive Brain (2001), The Wisdom Paradox (2005), and The New Executive Brain (2009) have been translated into close to 20 languages. He coauthored (with Alvaro Fernandez) The SharpBrains Guide to Cognitive Fitness (2013) and serves as the Chief Scientific Adviser of www.sharpbrains.com. Goldberg has authored several original tests and innovative experimental paradigms and published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Goldberg is also a practicing neuropsychologist with wide-ranging clinical experience. A sought-after educator, he has taught at major universities worldwide. Goldberg is a recipient of The Copernicus Prize for his “contributions to interdisciplinary dialogue between neurosciences and neuropsychology”, and The Tempos Hominis medal “for international medical sciences education.” He is a foreign member of The Venetian Institute of Science, Literature and Arts. Elkhonon Goldberg was a student and close associate of Alexander Luria, one of the “founding fathers” of neuropsychology as a scientific discipline.

Have questions about Brain and Cognition: A Lecture Series by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP? Contact Luria Neuroscience Institute

When & Where

Park Lane Hotel
36 Central Park S
New York, NY 10019

Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EST)

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Luria Neuroscience Institute

LURIA NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE (LNI) is dedicated to advancing and disseminating knowledge about the brain and the mind. Bridging the gap between clinicians, educators, neuroscientists, and the general public through a vigorous exchange of ideas and information is central to our mission. We promote and conduct cutting edge research through an international network of collaborations with leading universities and research centers. We foster and facilitate international and interdisciplinary collaborations and exchanges. LNI is named after the great neuropsychologist Alexander Luria.

Tel: 800.906.5866 / 212.541.6412
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Email: info@lninstitute.org

Luria Neuroscience Institute
315 West 57th Street, Ste 401
New York, NY 10019

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