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Long-term dysfunction in mild TBI: the case of concussed athletes: Dr. Hugo Théôret

Event

31 Jan 2013 15:30
to
16:30
Rabinovitch House : Room 101, 3640 rue de la Montagne Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 2A8
Price: free

Abstract:
In this talk, Dr. Théôret will present data showing that sports concussions can lead to long term impairments in brain plasticity. Neurophysiological, neuroanatomical and neuropsychological data will be presented.

 

Bio:
Dr. Hugo Théôret is a faculty member of the département de psychologie at l'Université de Montréal. His research program focuses on motor cortex neurophysiology. He studies the effects of traumatic brain injury on the integrity of inhibitory and excitatory intracortical circuits. He also aims to better understand the motor mechanisms associated with the observation of movements performed by others. The techniques used in his laboratory include transcranial magnetic stimulation, electroencephalography and magnetic resonance imaging.

Contact Information

Contact: Lisa Coady
Organization: Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music
Office Phone: 514.398.6962