1 / Cultural psychology

Social, cognitive and personality processes

22 July – 2 August 2002   print this page

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, 21.04.

9.00 - 9.30 Registration: IUC Administration Building, Bulićeva 4

9.30 – 10.00 Morning coffee and wellcome, Room 4

10.00 - 13.00 Transition(s) and Governance: Comparative Institution Building

Key speakers: Vesna Pusic, Alan Uzelac – University of Zagreb

15.00-18.00 Workshop 1

Pragmatic Identities and Governance in BiH

Key speaker: Nebojsa Savija - Valha, Sarajevo

Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis – ISH, Ljubljana

Tuesday, 22.04.

9.30 – 13.00 Workshop 2

Social Divisions and Consolidation of Democracy in Serbia, 1998-2008.

Dusan Spasojevic, FPN, University of Belgrade


Regional Context of Dis-integration: Political vs. Economic Cooperation.

Nemanja Dzuverovic, FPN, University of Belgrade

15.00 - 18.00

Workshop 2 – follow up

The Balkans: Post-Conflict or/and New Conflicts?

Panel. Participants from: Albania, Austria, BiH, Croatia, Italy, Norway,

Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, USA.