2020 PNS Monthly Meeting Dates:
December Monthly Meeting - 12/9/2020
5:00-6:00pm via Zoom
Title: “COVID-19 Associated Challenges for Neuropsychology”
Speaker: Bernice A. Marcopulos, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Department of Graduate Psychology,
James Madison University and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine
October Monthly Meeting - 10/28/2020
7:00-8:00pm via Zoom
995 6352 8478
Speaker: Kate Devlin, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Drexel University, Department of Psychology
Talk title: Heterogeneity of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND): Implications for Etiology and Prognosis
1) Participants will be able to describe the prevalence, severity, and typical cognitive profile of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND)
2) Participants will be able to recognize the heterogeneity of HAND and describe three distinct cognitive profiles of HAND
3) Participants will be able to identify demographic, medical, and functional characteristics of HAND profiles.
CE*: 1CE for 1 hour monthly meeting lectures
*PNS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PNS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Virtual monthly meeting
Wednesday, June 10th 4-5pm.
Student Award Presentations
2020 PNS President's Award Winner: Sheina Emrani, MA
Lecture Topic: "Visual and Verbal Working Memory and its Relationship to Subcortical Regions in Statistically-determined Mild Cognitive Impairment"
1. Understand Fuster's model of executive control in patients with and without MCI
2. Discuss how digital assessment variables and platforms can be used to assess cognitive impairment.
2020 PNS Francis Fields Memorial Award Winner: Rebekah Mennies, MA
Lecture Topic: "The Relationship between Executive functioning and Rumination in Youth: A Longitudinal and Bidirectional Study"
1. Summarize theoretical models of the relationship between rumination and multiple domains of executive functioning.
2. Describe evidence for the concurrent and longitudinal relationship between rumination and domains of executive functioning in a community sample of youth.
**Cancelled and will be rescheduled for the fall 2020 or spring 2021; please check back for details**
PNS Spring Symposium
Martha Farah, PhD, Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Society, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture Topic: TBA