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Recording of the Webinar for Australia "Dementias"

Luria Neuroscience Institute

Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1:00 PM - Monday, June 1, 2020 at 11:30 PM (AEDT)

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The Luria Neuroscience Institute offers a new webinar about the brain and the mind. The webinar is intended for the mental health professionals concerned with brain health and brain disorders: psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, cognitive neuroscientists, and other clinicians and researchers.

Date: November 30, 2019

Time: 1pm - 4pm Australian Eastern Time

Fees: US$145


Topics to be covered:

  1. Epidemiology and demographics of dementias.
  2. Alzheimer’s disease: neurobiology, epidemiology, natural history, neurocognitive characteristics, and diagnosis.
  3. Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
  4. Fronto-temporal dementia and Korsakoff’s syndrome.
  5. Mild Cognitive Impairment and its relationship to dementias. Diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and misdiagnosis.
  6. Memory impairment in dementias and the fallacy of old diagnostic criteria. Executive impairment in dementias: still underrecognized.
  7. Arousal impairment in dementias. Changes in the epidemiology of dementias and possible causes behind them.
  8. Cognitive aging: its characteristics, protective factors, and risk factors. Cognitive enhancement and surrounding controversies.

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About the Instructor

The series of mental health courses and workshops are provided by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP (wikipedia). Elkhonon Goldberg is a clinical neuropsychologist and a cognitive neuroscientist with more than 30 years of experience. Goldberg’s clinical practice spans the whole range of neuropsychological disorders, including traumatic brain injury, dementias, neurodevelopmental disorders, and forensic neuropsychology. Goldberg research includes cortical organization, hemispheric specialization, frontal lobes, memory, traumatic brain injury, dementias, schizophrenia, and other topics. Goldberg has authored several influential books and published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Goldberg is also a sought-after educator who lectures worldwide. He was a Visiting Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Sydney and has taught at other major universities worldwide. He has mentored a number of students and post-doctoral trainees, many of whom have become prominent neuropsychologists and neuroscientists in their own right. Elkhonon Goldberg 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. He 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. His books The Executive Brain (2001), The Wisdom Paradox (2005), The New Executive Brain (2009), and Creativity (2018) have been translated into 20 languages. His book Executive Functions in Health and Disease (2017) has received an award by The British Medical Association. He co-authored (with Alvaro Fernandez) The SharpBrains Guide to Cognitive Fitness and is the Chief Scientific Adviser of
Elkhonon Goldberg was a student and close associate of Alexander Luria, one of the “founding fathers” of neuropsychology as a scientific discipline.

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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
Fax: 800.906.5866 / 212.246.8916

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

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