1 / Cultural psychology

Social, cognitive and personality processes

22 July – 2 August 2002        Send to printer

Course directors

Vesna Buško, University of Zagreb, Croatia
David Schwartz, Duke University, United States

Course description:

The international courses MIND AND BRAIN are focused on functional brain-imaging methods (MEG, EEG, TMS, fMRI, PET, OI) and their non-invasive insight into human brain concerning health and disease. This year's topic focuses on the neuroplasticity of the brain and behavior in normal development and aging as well as on a range of delayed or pathological developments, stress, and disease-related brain and behavior changes occurring throughout the human life span such as ADHD, PTSD, MCI, and AD. The neurofeedback track will cover topics on three domains of applications: adult clinical, child clinical/educational, and optimal performance. The ADHD training track will present neuropsychological and electrophysiological methods for the assessment and treatment of ADHD in children and adults from theoretical, research, and clinical perspectives.

Course lecturers

Arthur Glenberg, University of Michigan, United States
Christopher Peacocke, New York University, United States

Work Schedule

Monday, - 9.30 Registration: IUC Administration Building, Bulićeva 49.30 – 10.00 Morning coffee and wellcome, Room 410.00 - 13.00 Transition(s) and Governance: Comparative Institution BuildingKey speakers: Vesna Pusic, Alan Uzelac – University of Zagreb

15.00-18.00 Workshop 1Pragmatic Identities and Governance in BiHKey speaker: Nebojsa Savija - Valha, SarajevoInstitutum Studiorum Humanitatis – ISH, Ljubljana

Tuesday, – 13.00 Workshop 2Social Divisions and Consolidation of Democracy in Serbia, 1998-2008.Dusan Spasojevic, FPN, University of BelgradeandRegional Context of Dis-integration: Political vs. Economic Cooperation.Nemanja Dzuverovic, FPN, University of Belgrade

15.00 - 18.00Workshop 2 – follow upThe Balkans: Post-Conflict or/and New Conflicts?Panel. Participants from: Albania, Austria, BiH, Croatia, Italy, Norway,Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, USA.

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