Deep Brain Stimulation and Memory

11/13/12

Guest speaker Barbara Knowlton, PhD, is a member of UCLA's Brain Research Institute. “The focus of our lab is the study of the neural bases of memory. We use a number of different approaches, including neuroimaging and testing neuropsychological patients, in order to describe functional differences between memory systems and the brain regions that support different memory processes.”

Her topic at today's seminar: “Memory Enhancement Following Deep Brain Stimulation”

Dr. Knowlton, is Professor of Psychology at UCLA. (Dr. Knowlton's web page).


Upcoming presentations in the Stimulating Brain Health series:

Friday December 7, 12:00pm
Charles Hillman, PhD
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Dept. of Kinesiology & Community Health
Title: “The relation of fitness to brain health, cognition, and academic achievement in preadolescent children”


This seminar series is co-sponsored by the U-M School of Kinesiology, the U-M Department of Psychology, and the U-M Medical School.