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Professor Bruce Steinberg and his dedicated team of student research assistants (Calvin Bunton, Heather Flaherty, & Chelsie Young), had their poster presentation accepted for the New England Psychological Association meeting in October 2013. The title of the presentation is "The Effect of Alpha Rhythm Contingent Neurofeedback on the Power Spectrum of the Electroencephalogram - A Pilot Study." Their research represents a crucial contribution to the study of neurofeedback.
Professor Ann Leonard-Zabel has been invited to give a presentation at the American Board of School Neuropsychology Conference in July, 2013. The title of her presentation will be "All's Well That Ends Well: Addressing School Neuropsychological Ethical and Legal Issues."
Dr. Leonard-Zabel has been granted approval to present at the American Board of Disability Analysts Conference to be held October 2013 in New Orleans. The title of her presentation will be "Cancer Brain: The Neuropsychological Effects of Treatment on the Developing Pediatric Brain."
Dr. Leonard-Zabel has also been officially granted Emeritus Status from the American Board of Disability Analysts, an award which is the highest level of professional recognition for competence and contributions to the field.
Joani Geltman, an instructor in the Psychology Department as well as a child development and parenting specialist, graced the cover of the "Go" section of the Boston Globe Magazine in November 2012. Geltman has wrote the article 'Advice for raising a child star,' in which she discusses bringing up children with high drive, including her own very talented daughter.
Professor Robert MacDougall of the Communication Department presented a paper entitled "New Questions (and New Research Opportunities) Emerging from an EEG Investigation of Page and Screen Reading," where he discussed some of the pedagogical and research potentials inherent to ongoing lab work conducted in partnership with Psychology Professor Bruce Steinberg.
Dr. Linda Paglierani recently displayed her artwork at the "Artistry of Psychoanalysts: The Psychoanalyst as Photographer and Artist" exhibit at the 2013 national meeting which was held in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel from January 15 - 20, 2013. Her artwork can be viewed at: http://www.flickr.com/photos//jonmeyerphotography/
Paglierani has previously participated in Poetry and Psychoanalysis meetings with the American Psychoanalytic Association, resulting in online publication of poetry.