Silvia Bunge, PhD September 28, 2012, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm WPIC Auditorium
Department of Psychiatry Lecture Series
Distinguished Scientist Lecture
Brain Development and Plasticity in High-Level Cognition
Silvia Bunge, PhD
Vice Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Bunge directs the Building Blocks of Cognition Laboratory at University of California at Berkeley, which draws from the fields of cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, and education research. Researchers in the laboratory examine neural mechanisms, developmental changes, and neural plasticity in cognitive control and reasoning skills. Participants in our studies include healthy individuals between the ages of 6 and 35 years old, as well as children and adolescents with focal brain damage or Tourette Syndrome.
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