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Starting next week: Two great professional development opportunities with renowned author and neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg


Pleased to announce two fan­tas­tic pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties offered by the Luria Neu­ro­science Insti­tute and fea­tur­ing renowned author and neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist Elkhonon Gold­berg, Ph.D., ABPP.

I. Webinar sequence “Executive Functions and Frontal Lobes in Health and Disease” (October-November 2019):

These five webi­na­rs, impart­ed by Dr. Gold­berg, will cov­er in depth:

  1. The neur­al basis of exec­u­tive func­tions
  2. New ideas in the cog­ni­tive neu­ro­science of exec­u­tive func­tions
  3. The work­ing mem­o­ry conun­drum
  4. Exec­u­tive dys­func­tion in neu­rode­vel­op­men­tal syn­dromes
  5. Exec­u­tive dys­func­tion in trau­mat­ic brain injury

Each webi­nar takes 3 hours and 3 CE Cred­its will be award­ed. Fre­quent­ly Asked Ques­tions and Answers are here. Dates are: Octo­ber 12, Octo­ber 19, Octo­ber 26, Novem­ber 16, Novem­ber 23.


Learn more and reg­is­ter HERE
(10%-off dis­count code: sharp­brains)


II. The first, inaugural 5‑day Goldberg Brain-Mind Symposium (February 2020):

Dr. Gold­berg has been a fre­quent vis­i­tor to Bali for 30 years and is cur­rent­ly engaged in cross-cul­tur­al neu­ro­science research with two major Indone­sian uni­ver­si­ties. He per­son­al­ly designed this unique and com­pre­hen­sive event to dis­cuss cut­ting edge cog­ni­tive neu­ro­science and state-of-the-art clin­i­cal insights with a small group of par­tic­i­pants in one of the most icon­ic des­ti­na­tions in the world: Bali, Indone­sia.


Learn more and reg­is­ter HERE
(10%-off dis­count code: sharp­brains)


About the Speaker:

Elkhonon Gold­berg, Ph.D., ABPP. is a clin­i­cal neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist and cog­ni­tive neu­ro­sci­en­tist, Clin­i­cal Pro­fes­sor in the Depart­ment of Neu­rol­o­gy at NYU School of Med­i­cine, and Diplo­mate of The Amer­i­can Board of Pro­fes­sion­al Psy­chol­o­gy in Clin­i­cal Neu­ropsy­chol­o­gy. He has authored numer­ous research papers on func­tion­al cor­ti­cal orga­ni­za­tion, hemi­spher­ic spe­cial­iza­tion, frontal lobe func­tions and dys­func­tion, mem­o­ry and amne­sias, trau­mat­ic brain injury, demen­tias, and schiz­o­phre­nia. Gold­berg’s books The Exec­u­tive Brain (2001), The Wis­dom Para­dox (2005), and The New Exec­u­tive Brain (2009) have met with inter­na­tion­al acclaim. He coau­thored The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness (2013), named a Best Book by AARP. A sought-after edu­ca­tor, he has lec­tured world­wide. Elkhonon Gold­berg was a stu­dent and close asso­ciate of the great neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist Alexan­der Luria.

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