Feb 1, 2023  |  8:00am - 9:00am

International Behavioural Neurology Rounds: Dr. Thomas H. Bak


Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation
Canadian Neurological Society
Peter A. Silverman Global eHealth Program (PASGeP)
Canada-International Scientific Exchange Program (CISEPO)
Coordinated by the Division of Neurology, University of Toronto, Canada

Speaker: Dr. Thomas H. Bak Photo of Dr Thomas H. Bak
University of Edinburgh
Former President, World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Aphasia, Dementia and Cognitive Disorders (2010-2018)

Topic: Executive function(s): a neural entity or a projection of our social values?

Educational Objectives: 
1. Understand the evolution of the concept of executive function(s) from its roots in law, politics and business to its more recent use in neuroscience and neurology
2. Discuss the reasons behind the dramatic increase in interest in executive functions over the last decades
3. Recognise how different professional and academic backgrounds as well as the values of the society we live in can lead to different concepts of executive functions

How to Join Zoom Event
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Rounds start at 8:00AM ET, but there is a 30-minute window to allow participants the option of connecting early.
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This event is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

These rounds are restricted to practitioners, students, and researchers in health care


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