Neuropsychology

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An audience of over 300 academics, students and members of the public made their way into Jeffrey Hall at the University College London’s Institute of Education to be a part of 'Mind The Brain'.

This conference celebrated 20 years of groundbreaking research at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and also brought the future of cognitive neuroscience to the public with 15-minute engaging and accessible talks by 12 speakers and four panelists.

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The key things that 21st century parents need to know about babies’ brain development will be the subject of a free public lecture in Belfast on 13 September by Dr Suzanne Zeedyk.

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If you spend time playing mentally taxing games on your smartphone or computer, will it make you more intelligent? A billion dollar "brain training" industry is premised on the idea that it will.

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A British Journal of Neuropsychology paper on mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children received extensive media coverage in April.

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Two British Psychological Society members feature in a new Louis Theroux documentary for BBC Two on Sunday about brain injury, which will show how people and their families come to terms with this life-changing condition.

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Public and industry attention has been forced to focus on the psychological wellbeing of pilots and a lack of clinical psychological skill in aviation.

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The 5th BPS DoN Annual Conference will be held on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th November 2016 at the Royal College of Surgeons.

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As incoming Chair, it’s my pleasure to reflect on the progress of the DoN in the last year under Dr Peter Rankin’s leadership.

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We often want to know what’s driving other people’s actions. Does the politician who visited a refugee camp on the eve of elections truly care for the poverty-stricken?

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There is a long history of debate about biological sex differences and their part in determining gender roles, with the ‘biology is destiny’ mantra being used to legitimise imbalances in these roles.

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Dr Jill Winegardner is to receive the Practitioner of the Year Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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Professor Robin Morris is to receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

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This workshop will challenge the concept of organic personality change through the presentation of research data and new clinical perspectives on intervention

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Learn about current research, best practise and innovations to support children with brain injury

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2 day training on cognitive assessment in non-specialist neuropsychology settings for applied psychologists working with children

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Further your knowledge and skills in trauma practice with cutting edge developments and insights from neuroscience research.

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Affecting around 1 per cent of the world's population, Tourette syndrome is described by the NHS as a neurological condition 'characterised by a combination of involuntary noises and movements called tics'.

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The fourth annual conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) is taking place today at the Holiday Inn-Bloomsbury in London.

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A simple computer training task, which involves ignoring irrelevant information, can change the brain's wiring to make it less responsive to threatening pictures.

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Our Research Digest blog considers a journal account of a 78-year-old man, referred to as Mr B to protect his privacy.

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A clinical trial of a home-based training programme that helps individuals with partial blindness due to brain damage has received the 2015 British Psychological Society’s William Inman prize.

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Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore (University College London Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience), who has spent her career investigating the emotional and social development of the adolescent brain, has been awarded the Klaus J.

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A video of the annual joint British Psychological Society/British Academy lecture 'Keeping a spotless mind: The neuroscience of motivated forgetting' is now available online.

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09:00 Registration & coffee/tea
09:30CPD event: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Neurological Conditions - David Gillanders etc.