Executive functions: from neural bases to cognitive training

Symposium_May19th2015Symposium_May19th2015Workshop: Executive functions: from neural bases to cognitive training

Date: 19 May 2015, 2.30 pm

Aula Cesare Musatti – Psicologia, Via Venezia 8, Padova.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule:

2.30-3.30. Keynote lecture: Executive functions in the right prefrontal cortex

Tim Shallice (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience – University College London, & SISSA Trieste)

 

3.30-4.00. Executive functions in the left prefrontal cortex.

Antonino Vallesi (Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, University of Padova)

 

4.15-4.45. Training attention and executive functions through videogame play

Marco Zorzi (Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, University of Padova)

 

4.45-5.15. Improving working memory and related mechanisms in aging: can it really be done?

Erika Borella (Dipartimento di Psicologia Generale, University of Padova)

 

5.15-5.45. General Discussion

 

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