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Learn about the Brain, Behavior and Mental Health

January 24, 2005
Author: Renee Ballenger
Category: Academics


This week’s edition of Southern Utah University’s Convocations will feature Dr. Erin D. Bigler, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Brigham Young University. Dr. Bigler, a leading authority on the neuropsychology, will speak share nuances about the human brain, our behavior thereof, and the implications of mental health.

Bigler has also served as Chair of the Psychology Department at BYU for more than six years. He is an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology for the University of Utah, too.

A licensed psychologist practicing in the area of clinical neuropsychology, Bigler holds a diploma from the American Board of Professional Psychology with special competence in clinical neuropsychology. He has written several neuropsychological tests, authored and/or edited 11 textbooks, and published more than 310 peer-reviewed articles.

Currently, he serves as Treasurer of the International Neuropsychological Society. He was a member of the Society’s Board of Directors for many years. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society and sits on the editorial board of several other neuropsychology journals.

Pick your brain, and Bigler’s too, at the next SUU Convocations.
Unless otherwise noted, Convocations take place on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. in the Auditorium. They are free and open to the public. Anyone interested in taking Convocations for college credit should call 586-8082. For more information, see www.suu.edu/ad/pr/convo.

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Contact Information:
Renee Ballenger
435-586-1997
ballenger@suu.edu