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Home  :   Postgraduate Neuropsychology Training
Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg offers a comprehensive lecture course on neuropsychology covering all the central topics of the scientific fundamentals and clinical applications of neuropsychology. The curriculum includes the following:

Review of the fundamentals of neuropsychology:

  • Functional neuroanatomy
  • The brain mechanisms of perception and its disorders (agnosias)
  • Language and its disorders (aphasias)
  • Motor functions and its disorders (apraxias)
  • Attention/arousal and its disorders (ADHD and ADD)
  • Executive functions and various dysexecutive syndromes
  • Memory and its disorders (amnesias)
  • Hemispheric specialization
  • Developmental neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychology of aging
  • Forensic neuropsychology

Review of the neurobiological and neuropsychological bases of major disorder categories:

  • Dementias (of Alzheimer’s type; multi-infarct, Lewy body, Fronto-temporal, etc)
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders (Schizophrenia, Affective disorders, Tourette’s, etc)
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD/ADD, dyslexias, non-verbal learning
    disabilities, dysexecutive syndrome, etc)
  • and others.

Comprehensive review of the principles and strategies of neuropsychological diagnosis, as well as of specific neuropsychological tests.

Dr. Goldberg also offers clinical supervision in neuropsychology.

A number of practicing psychologists mentored by Dr. Goldberg have subsequently developed successful careers in neuropsychology.

To find out more, please contact Dr. Goldberg’s office at 212 541 6412 or egneurocog@aol.com