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Thursday, October 20

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John Aranda, MD

Dr. John Aranda, M.D. is a Board Certified Neurologist with the South Bend Clinic. As a neurologist, Dr. Aranda deals with diseases and disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.

Norman Doidge, MD

Norman Doidge, M.D., FRCP(C) is a Canadian-born psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, researcher, essayist, poet and author of The Brain That Changes Itself (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself describes some of the latest developments in neuroscience, and became a New York Times and international bestseller. In it Doidge illustrates and explains neuroplasticity, the discovery that the brain’s structure and function can be altered, under natural conditions, by mental experience. Find out more information at his website.

Don Gentner, MS, LCSW

Don Gentner M.S., L.C.S.W. is a licensed clinical social worker. He has extensive training in solution-focused therapy, family therapy, and hypnotherapy. He works with couples, families, and adolescents, and people with anxiety, depression, phobias, and fears. His focus is to create the conditions for people to develop solutions, and bring about meaningful changes and successes in their life. Find more information at his website.

Cynthia R. Green, PhD

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D., is one of America’s foremost memory fitness and brain health experts. Dr. Green is the founder and president of Memory Arts, LLC, a company that provides memory fitness and brain health training to organizations, corporations, and individuals. She is also an acclaimed author, respected lecturer, and sought-after spokesperson known for her engaging and personable presentation style. Find more information at her website.

Paul D. Nussbaum, PhD

Dr. Paul Nussbaum is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in aging across the lifespan and brain health. With a home base in Pittsburgh, Pa. Dr. Nussbaum maintains an Adjunct Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He provides national and international lectures on the human brain, brain-behavior relations, diseases of the brain, and brain health promotion. Dr. Nussbaum also serves as a consultant to different organizations and companies throughout the United States. Find more information at his website.

Jessica Payne, PhD

Dr. Jessica Payne’s research at the University of Notre Dame focuses on how sleep and stress influence human memory and psychological function. Dr. Payne uses two powerful tools to probe memory: sleep and stress. Both provide important mediums for targeting the consolidation process in humans. Another line of research examines important clinical questions, including how disturbances in sleep and stress influence memory consolidation in individuals with major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders such as PTSD, and how this, in turn, influences psychological functioning.

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