Thursday, 12 November 2015

Ageing and the Brain: What's normal and what's not.

On Sunday 29th November 2015 3 pm, Luton United Synagogue will host a talk by Professor Gary Kupshik  on 'Ageing and the Brain: What's normal and what's not.'

Prof Gary Kupshik is Chief Psychologist for the South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. He has responsibility for Clinical Psychology and Research Governance in Bedford, Luton and South Essex. He has a special interest in assessment and  rehabilitation of brain injury, the appraisal and management of a clinical risk, prediction of therapeutic change and the use of technology as neurobehavioral prostheses. Current research include:

  • Structure of Psychiatric Diagnoses,
  • Prediction of Clinical Outcome Following Severe Acquired Brain Injury,
  • Use of technology as a compensatory cognitive device to minimise  memory and planning failures related to acquired brain injuries,
  • Use of digital technology to appraise cognitive deterioration  in minority communities.

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