The XXIV International Conference organized by the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology will take place in Madrid, the 12th and 13th of May 2018 .
The theme for this new edition will be "Physiological Factors Underlying Learning Success", and there will be experts from different countries sharing their knowledge on how movement, nutrition, sleep, audition and emotions contribute to learning success.
Experts participating in this edition:
Sally Goddard Blythe, MSc, FRSA is a Consultant in Neuro-developmental Education and Director of The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester. She is the author of several books and published papers on child development and neuro-developmental factors in specific learning disabilities. She is the author of The INPP Screening Test and Developmental Exercise Programme for Use in Schools. She is responsible for overseeing the provision of training in the INPP method to professionals from all over the world.
Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD has a Master of Medical Sciences in Neurology. After practising for five years as a Neurologist and three years as a Neurosurgeon she got her second postgraduate degree on Medical Sciences in Human Nutrition. She practices in the UK as a nutritionist. She is well known for developing the concept of GAPS (Gut And Psychology Syndrome) and has written about it in several books. She is also a Member of The Society of Authors, The British Society for Ecological Medicine, and is a Director on the Advisory Board of The Weston A Price Foundation.
Ewa Gieysztor, MSc Physiotherapist, is developjng her doctoral studies at Wrocław Medical University, Poland. She combines her work as therapist with the research, being first author and co-author of various articles related with primitive reflexes. She will present her recently published research on: The degree of primitive reflexes integration as a diagnostic tool to assess the neurological maturity of healthy preschool and early school age children
Francisco Mora Teruel, MD holds a Ph.D. in Medicine from the University of Granada and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford (England). He is Professor of Human Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is Associate Professor of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa in the USA. He is a member of Wolfson College of the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books and publications. He has devoted much of his research to the relationship between emotion and learning.
Ignacio Morgado Bernal, Professor of Psycho-biology and Director of the Institute of Neuroscience at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. He has done research projects at the Universities of Ruhr (Germany), Oxford (UK) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech, USA). He teaches Physiological Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology in Barcelona and is also director of the Master in Psycho biology and Cognitive Neuroscience. He is author of several books and publications, being his most remarkable work on the physiological basis for memory.
Paula Tallal, Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Cambridge University worked at the faculty of John Hokins and UCSD before being recruted to co-found the Center of Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers, Newark. She is currently on the faculty at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies as well as the Center for Human Development at the University of California San Diego. For the past 30 years, Dra. Tallal has led NIH and NSF funded multidisciplinary research teams and has published over 250 papers on the neurological basis of auditory perceptual, speech, landuage and reading development and disorders.
Kjled Johansen, teacher and director of a school in the Danish island of Bornholm in his early years. Since the late 60 he has devoted his life to the research of auditory processing being founder of the Baltic Dyslexia Reasearch Lab. He has an MSc in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Education and has developed throughout his career an Auditory Simulation Therapy (JIAS), a method to improve auditory processing through music individually designed.
Jordi A. Jauset Berrocal, Ph.D. in Communication, Telecommunication engineer and musician. Has a Master's Degree in Psychobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience (UAB). He is a professor at Ramón Llull-Blanquerna University. He is trained in neurological music therapy by the R.F. Unkefer Academy for Neurologic Music Therapy. Lecturer, writer and scientific disseminator of the benefits of music in the fields of health and education. He is a member, among others, of the International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM), The European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) and The Society for Music Perception & Cognition (SMPC).
Venue Caixaforum Pº del Prado 36, Madrid
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