Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Interesting symposium in August


Per Alm has organised a symposium on stuttering in Goteborg: look at Monday morning August 20th in the conference program. Here are the speakers and the title of their talks:

Per Alm, Ph.D. neuropsychology, Lund University, Sweden: Can stuttering be understood from a neuropsychological perspective? A brief overview of research and theories, with special focus on the basal ganglia and the "dual premotor model".

Hans-Georg Bosshardt, Professor, Group for Language and Cognition, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany: Incrementality and modularity in speech production and stuttering: behavioral and electrophysiological data, and discussion of the neurophysiological basis of these processes.

Gerald Maguire, Professor, M.D., Dept. of Psychiatry, University of California, Irvine, USA: Neurochemical and pharmacological experiences from stuttering.

Lutz Jäncke, Professor, Dept. of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland: Neuropsychological research on stuttering.

Katrin Neumann, Ph.D., M.D., Frankfurt University, Germany: Brain imaging of pathology and mechanisms of recovery in stuttering.

2 comments:

Gustav said...

Someone has to film this symposium. It has everything to be a historical meeting.

Anonymous said...

Was just in Goteborg picking up new Volvo stationwagon. If attending conference, eat at the little Middle Eastern place near the canalwalk/mall. Great food for cheap.


Greg Kenyon
Dayton, Ohio