Individuals between the ages of 6 and 40 who experienced focal brain damage around the time of birth or during childhood are invited to participate.
What does the study involve? Working with experienced and dedicated researchers to complete paper and pencil and computerized tests. Subjects may be invited back to participate in brain imaging research at a later time. All subjects will be compensated for their time during the study in addition to travel expenses.
For more information, please contact graduate student researcher Chloe Green: ctgreen @ berkeley.edu
This work is currently funded by the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (PIs: Jacob Neufeld, M.D., and Silvia Bunge, Ph.D.), and is being conducted in collaboration with multiple clinicians at Children’s Hospital Oakland. Professor Robert Knight is a key collaborator on this project. Pilot work in this area was funded by the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project, and was conducted in collaboration with UCSF pediatric neurologists Drs. Elysa Marco and Heather Fullerton.