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Gina Geffen Festschrift Symposium

Gina Geffen Festschrift Symposium
Start:
Friday, 7th September 2007

Room 302, McElwain Psychology Building
School of Psychology
The University of Queensland
September 7, 2007
Program:
9:30 Registration and coffee 24A-302
10:00 Welcome
Professor Deborah Terry
Executive Dean, Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences

Professor Christina Lee
Head, School of Psychology
10:20 Corpus callosum: Rendezvous of the neurosciences
Professor Donald Simpson AO
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Adelaide
10:40 How mixed messages lead to neuropsychological advances
Professor Richard Clark
Head, School of Psychology &
Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Flinders University
11:00 Mild traumatic brain injury in children: School-based assessment via the internet
Dr James Donnelly
Head of Psychology, Sydney ChildrenÂ’s Hospital
11:20 A twin study of mental abilities and cognitive performance
Dr Margie Wright
Senior Research Fellow, Genetic Epidemiology Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research
11:40 What do we know now about the genetics of IQ?
Professor Nick Martin
Head, Genetic Epidemiology Group, Queensland Institute of Medical Research

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Abnormal neural adaptation to unfamiliar faces in a case of developmental prosopagnosia
Professor Jason Mattingley
Foundation Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience,
Queensland Brain Institute/School of Psychology,
The University of Queensland
1:20 The well balanced psychologist: Tight-rope walker or a walk in the park ?
Dr Jan Ewing
Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice, Brisbane
1:40 Keeping an eye on the ball: Setting professional standards for psychologists
Dr Robert Schweitzer
School of Psychology & Counselling,
Queensland University of Technology &
Deputy Chair, Psychologists Board of

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