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Speaker Series—Small Science Brain Imaging in the Era of Big Data

This is a past event.

Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

AHC1 - Academic Health Center 1, 110
11200 SW 8th ST, Academic Health Center 1, Miami, Florida 33199

Small Science Brain Imaging in the Era of Big Data

Speaker: Francisco Xavier Castellanos, MD, Director of Research at the NYU Child Study Center

Dr. Castellanos is Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU. He also serves as professor at NYU's Department of Radiology and the Department of Physiology and Neuroscience.

Dr. Castellanos’ focus is on the neuronal substrates of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related conditions. He has been involved in structural and functional brain imaging studies of ADHD for over two decades and will review trends towards big data large scale studies in the field. He will also address the role of targeted “small science” studies, such as an ongoing study aimed at detecting brain functional changes in response to organizational skills training in elementary school age children.

Presentation Objectives:
1) Discuss the challenges of understanding the complexity of the human brain with current methods
2) Evaluate whether recent developments in open science represent meaningful progress
3) List the contexts/paradigms in which “small science” approaches remain relevant and essential

One continuing education credit will be provided.

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) has been approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts CE credit provided by APA providers towards ANCC re-certification.

The FIU Counselor Education Program is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF’s presentations. The FIU Counselor Education program may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider # 4565, effective 9/1/11.

The CCF is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to offer professional development for school psychologists. The CCF maintains responsibility for the program. 
This talk has also been approved for up to 1 CEU credits by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology.  Provider # BAP 50-12872.

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