Stimulating Brain Function: Optimizing Brain Performance Using Noninvasive Brain Stimulation
June 5, 2013, 9:00am-1:30pm, at Casa Macaya in Barcelona, Spain
This one-day conference, free and open to the public, will explore exciting new areas of research in brain stimulation and cognitive enhancement. This will follow the two-day course, Introduction to Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Neuropsychiatric Research, hosted by the Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Medical Education at the Institut Guttmann from June 3-4, 2013 (see more information here).
Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, United States
Roi Cohen Kadosh, PhD
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Oxford, United Kingdom
Michael Nitsche, PhD
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Göttingen University Medical School
Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD
Neuroscience Imaging Center, University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA United States
Elsa Punset (Moderator)
Laboratory of Social and Emotional Learning
Welcome and Introduction (9:00 AM – 9:15 AM)
Individual Lectures (9:15 AM – 11:00 AM)
- Stimulating the Brain to Enhance Function: The Promise and the Concern - Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD
- Improving Learning and Cognition, and the Cost it May Have - Roi Cohen Kadosh, PhD
- Combining Stimulation with Pharmacology to Maximize Effects - Michael Nitsche, PhD
- Combining Stimulation with Gaming and Cognitive Remediation - Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD
Break (11:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
Panel Discussion Moderated by Elsa Punset (11:30 AM – 1:00 PM)
Summary Remarks and Closing (1:00 PM – 1:30 PM)
Cost and Location
There is no cost to attend the conference, although we do require advanced registration (see above). The conference will be held at the Casa Macaya, located in the heart of Barcelona, conveniently near the Verdaguer subway station and the intersection of Passeig de St Joan and Avinguda Diagonal.
Registration for this event is now closed.
If you have additional questions, please contact Sean Kramar, Medical Education Coordinator, at email@example.com or +001 (617) 667-0205.