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Webinar by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP

Luria Neuroscience Institute

Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (AEST)

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We are pleased to announce a partnership between The Luria Neuroscience Institute and The Australasian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI) in the development of educational and research programs.

The Luria Neuroscience Institute offers 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:
August 4: Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

Time: 1pm - 4pm Australian Eastern Time.

Fees: US$145 (approximately AU$195) (please inquire ASSBI (click here to send email) if you are an ASSBI member or an ASSBI student member to get a discounted promotional code).


Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

Topics to be covered:

  1. Executive functions and frontal-lobe functions: are they the same?
  2. Components of executive functions (planning, impulse control, working memory, and others).
  3. Novel approaches to understanding the frontal-lobe functions.
  4. Frontal lobes and large-scale networks (Central Executive, Default Mode, and others).
  5. Executive functions and laterality.
  6. Executive functions and sex differences.
  7. Regulation of emotions: frontal lobes and amygdala.
  8. Executive functions and intelligence.
  9. Executive functions in development and aging.


Frequently Asked Questions and Answers are here.

For more information please visit lninstitute.org.

Download webinars brochure here (PDF file).



About the Instructor

The series of mental health courses and workshops are provided by Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., ABPP (wikipedia) with the participation of additional select faculty. 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), and The New Executive Brain (2009) have been translated into close to 20 languages. He co-authored (with Alvaro Fernandez) The SharpBrains Guide to Cognitive Fitness and is the Chief Scientific Adviser of www.sharpbrains.com 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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When

Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (AEST)


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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.

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Tel: 800.906.5866 / 212.541.6412
Fax: 800.906.5866 / 212.246.8916
Email: info@lninstitute.org

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

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