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Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Lab of Adele Diamond

Talks before 2008

Diamond, A. (Nov. 9, 2007).  The development, neural basis, & techniques for assessment of self-regulation (executive functions): What early childhood educators should know. Talk presented at National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Diamond, A.  (Oct. 12, 2007). Prefrontal executive functions: Genetic and environmental influences and clinical implications. Invited Address to the Inaugural Joint Meeting of the BC Pediatric and Neonatal Societies, Burnaby, BC.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 3, 2007).  Three lessons from neuroscience relevant to education.  Keynote Address, Symposium on “Brains, learning and educational innovation,” Maastricht University.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 3, 2007).  The future of learning: A neuroscience perspective.  Opening of the Academic Year Address, University of Maastricht, Netherlands.
view online: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uU3RCUWmmHU

Diamond, A. (July 2, 2007). Novel methods for improving and assessing executive functions in young children. Presented in invited symposium, “Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of the Executive Functions dependent on the Frontal Lobe:  Challenging Long-held Beliefs” at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, Bilbao, Spain. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (June 6, 2007). Some things I’ve learned in 25 years: Some generalizations concerning cognition and cognitive development. Invited talk. Colloquium, Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

Diamond, A. (May 29, 2007). Some lessons from cognitive development for cognitive neuroscience, and some lessons from cognitive neuroscience for cognitive development. Invited talk. Colloquium, Dept. of Psychology, Leiden University, Netherlands.

Diamond, A. (May 24, 2007). Innovative practices: Supporting teachers as well as supporting students; addressing students’ physical, artistic, and emotional needs as well as their cognitive ones; and some targeted ways to assess outcomes. Closing Keynote Address, HELP Workshop on Innovative Assessment Practices – Supporting Families and Community, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (May 8, 2007). Teaching cognitive control & emotional self-regulation to preschoolers and assessing their benefits. Presented in a Symposium on “Implications of Cognitive Neuroscience for Education,” Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Diamond, A. (April 25, 2007). Brain research. Invited talk, Student Support Services for the West Vancouver public schools (school psychologists, speech and language pathologists, and learning support teachers), West Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (Jan. 11, 2007). Brain research. An invited workshop for Principals and Vice Principals, Secondary Education and Instructional Services, West Vancouver School District #45, West Vancouver, BC. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (Nov. 3, 2006). Genes that affect dopamine (COMT, DAT1, and DRD4): Gender differences and disorder differences. Invited TGIF talk, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, BC Children and Women’s Health Centre, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (Nov. 1, 2006). How children think. Invited presentation, Mini-Med School Series (MMS) of the Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 31, 2006). Developmental cognitive neuroscience. Invited presentation, 4th year Biomedical students at UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 20, 2006). Prefrontal cortex and neurodevelopmental disorders. Invited talk. Grand Rounds, Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, for physicians, pediatric residents, and allied health care professionals, Calgary, AB, Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 20, 2006). Genetic and environmental influences on the expression of cognitive abilities dependent on prefrontal cortex. Invited talk. Medical Genetics Grand Rounds, Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary, AB, Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 22, 2006). Close interrelations of the development, and neural bases, of motor and cognitive functions. Invited talk. Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Hotckiss Brain Institute, Calgary, AB, Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (August 20, 2006). (ADHD without Hyperactivity) is a neurobiologically & behaviorally distinct disorder from ADHD (with Hyperactivity). Presentation, Brain Development and Learning” Making Sense of the Science Conference, Vancouver, BC. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (June 27, 2006). Executive functions and prefrontal cortex. Invited talk. Unilever 'Child Mental Development' Workshop, Rotterdam, NE.

Diamond, A. (June 23, 2006). Motor development and cognitive development during infancy. Invited talk, Laboratory of Alain Berthoz, Collège de France, Paris, France.

Diamond, A. (June 16, 2006). Development of inhibitory control, mental manipulation, and cognitive flexibility. Invited talk, Neurofunctional Imagery Group (GIN), Ciceron Brain and Cognition Center, Caen, France. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. & Seamans, J. (June 9, 2006). Clinical implications of recent work on prefrontal cortex function. Invited workshop at the Annual UBC Dept. of Psychiatry Clinical Day, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (May 19, 2006). Preschool training in self-regulation: Helping children help themselves. Invited talk for Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) Research Day, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. & Leong, D. (May 11, 2006). Teaching cognitive and emotional self-tegulation to preschoolers and assessing its benefits. Invited Workshop presented at the Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Health: Assessment Tools, Research and Practice Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (May 4, 2006). The prefrontal dopamine system and the periarcuate relational system. Invited talk at conference on “Prefrontal Cortex, Working Memory, Flexible Behavior: In memoriam for Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic.” Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Diamond, A. (May 3, 2006). Some things I've learned in 25 years: Some generalizations concerning cognition and cognitive development. Presentation, Current Work in Developmental Psychology series, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Diamond, A. (May 2, 2006). Invited talk, Sackler Institute, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY.

Diamond, A. (April 28, 2006). Developmental change in, and environmental modulation of, cognitive control: Differences by gender and genetics. Invited talk presented at the “Executive and Prefrontal Functions: Exploring Supervision and Volition” in the Brain Workshop at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC, Vancouver, BC

Diamond, A. (April 19, 2006). What are the principal unanswered research questions concerning executive function and executive control of attention? Can these abilities be improved in children as young as 3-5 years and if so what are the benefits of doing do so? Invited talk at Garrison Institute’s Program on Contemplation and Education: Workshop on the role of attentional abilities in the social-emotional development of young children, Garrison, NY.

Diamond, A. (April 10, 2006). The development and neural bases of cognitive flexibility and executive function. Invited Presentation, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Diamond, A. (March 31, 2006). Invited presentation at a workshop organized on behalf of the Jacobs Foundation called "Research Frontiers for Intervention and Assessment,” Marbach Castle, Lake Constance, Germany.

Diamond, A, (Feb. 14, 2006). Genetic and environmental influences on the expression of cognitive abilities dependent on prefrontal cortex. Invited Presentation at Gordon Conference on Genes and Behavior. Ventura, CA. Continuing Education credit provided.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 28, 2005). Autism and grasping conceptual connections among physically connected and unconnected items. Invited talk. Grand Rounds at Queen Alexandria Centre for Children’s Health, Victoria, BC. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 27, 2005). Some generalizations concerning cognition and cognitive development. Colloquium to the Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 9, 2005). Prefrontal cortex and neurodevelopmental disorders.Keynote Address. Dr. Hira Panikkar Memorial Lecture, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (June 1, 2005). Autism and grasping connections between items physically unconnected. Invited talk. Division of Developmental Pediatrics. Education/Research Rounds at Sunny Hill Centre, Vancouver, BC. Continuing Education credits provided.

Diamond, A. (May 6, 2005). Frontal lobe dysfunction in young children and environmental interventions that improve children’s frontal lobe functioning. Keynote Address. Henry Dunn Lecture at the commencement of the Northwest Pacific Pediatric Neurology Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (April 27-29, 2005). Cognitive flexibility: Its development and its modulation by genes and environment. Invited presentation at Conference on Advances in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
view online: users.fmg.uva.nl/mhuizinga/workshop.htm

Diamond, A. (April 20, 2005). ADD (ADHD without hyperactivity), a neurobiologically and behaviorally distinct disorder from ADHD (with hyperactivity). Invited presentation, Mini-Med School Series at BC Research Institute for Children’s & Women’s Health, Vancouver, BC.
view online:
http://www.bcricwh-training.bc.ca/speakers_events/minimed_school/mini_med_school.htm

Diamond, A. (April 3-4, 2005). Neurochemistry and early childhood education:  Genetic and environmental influences on the development of executive function. Invited presentation at Emory Cognition Project Conference on Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Diamond, A. (March 19-20, 2005). Interrelations between motor development and cognitive development, between “Motor” and “Cognitive” brain regions, and between “Motor” and “Cognitive” disorders. Invited address at the 17th European Conference on Neuro-Developmental Delay, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Diamond, A. (March, 2005). Interrelations between cognition, perception, and action, similarities between young and old, and effects of neurochemistry & early childhood education. Invited talk. Psychology Department Colloquium, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Diamond, A. (March, 2005). Prefrontal cortex involvement in normal development and in developmental disorders. Invited talk. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 2005 Brain Awareness Week Lecture for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Department of Psychology; and the Brain-Body Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.
view online:dailynews.mcmaster.ca/worthmentioning.cfm?ID=2151
view online:
www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/psychiatryneuroscience/education/psych_rounds/march_2005.htm#item4

Diamond, A. (March, 2005). Treated phenylketonuria: Deficits in cognition and vision, and why. Keynote address, Annual Celebration of Research, BC Research Institute for Children’s & Women’s Health, Vancouver, BC.
view online:
www.bcricwh-training.bc.ca/research%20week%20posters%202205/Peds%20research%20day%202005.doc
view online: www.apa.org/research/action/pku.aspx

Diamond, A. (March, 2005). Selective attention, negative priming, and task switching. Colloquium to the Vision Group, Department of Psychology, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (Feb., 2005). Prefrontal cortex and neurodevelopmental disorders. Invited address at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

Diamond, A. (Jan., 2005). Prefrontal cortex involvement in normal development and in developmental disorders. Invited address, Colloquium, Dept. of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON.

Diamond, A. (Jan., 2005). Measures of frontal lobe function for children and adults. Invited talk. Neuropsychiatry Grand Rounds, UBC Department of Psychiatry, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (July, 2004). The development of prefrontal cortex and executive control functions: Genetic, biochemical, and environmental modulation. Invited Workshop, joint INS/ASSBI conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Diamond, A. (April, 2004). Insights into Executive Functions and the development of cognitive control. Keynote Address, Biennial Conference on Human Development, Washington, DC.

Diamond, A. (March, 2004). The Development of Prefrontal Cortex and Executive Control Functions: Genetic, Biochemical, and Environmental Modulation. Invited Plenary Address, Annual Research Day, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia Medical School, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (March, 2004). Neuropsychological assessment of executive control functions in school age children. Invited presentation, 14th Annual Nelson Butters’ West Coast Neuropsychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Diamond, A. (March, 2004). Assessing Inhibitory Control and Cognitive Flexibility during Early Childhood. Invited Address at Meeting on “Emerging Self-Regulation: The Measurement of Executive Function during Early Childhood.” Penn. State Univ., State College, PA.

Diamond, A. (Feb., 2004). Development, neural basis, and neurochemical modulation of inhibitory control. Yale University School of Medicine. New Haven, CT.

Diamond, A. (June, 2003). Development, and neurochemical modulation, of inhibition and cognitive flexibility. Invited talk at NIH (NINDS, NIMH, NIDA, NIA and NIAAA) interagency Meeting (Satellite Meeting of 2003 Human Brain Mapping) on Executive Function, New York City, NY.

Diamond, A. (May, 2003). Insights into executive function and prefrontal cortex: Genetics, biochemistry, and behavior. Neuroscience Grand Rounds, Faculty of Medicince, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (May, 2003). Prefrontal cortex involvement in normal development and in developmental disorders. Department of Psychiatry, UBC Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (April, 2003). Developmental behavioral and fMRI results on inhibition and task switching, varying memory demands, in 4-13 year-olds and young adults. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (Tampa, FL), in the Symposium on Cognitive Control: Developmental Changes over the Lifespan and Neural Underpinnings -- Dutch & US Perspectives (chair: Adele Diamond).

Diamond, A. (April, 2003). Longitudinal and cross-sectional data on interrelations among executive function tests in children 4-12 years old. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (Tampa, FL), in the Symposium on Developmental Perspectives on Executive Function and Social Cognition (chair: Stephanie Carlson).

Diamond, A. (March, 2003). Perspectives on Motor and Cognitive Development, Invited address, Annual Conference on the Movement Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Diamond, A. (March, 2003). “Developmental cognitive neuroscience” and “Relation of intention to action: Prefrontal cortex and early cognitive development,” Invited presentations, Co-sponsored by the W.M. Keck Foundation Center for Integrative Neuroscience, the Neuroscience Graduate Program, and the Psychiatry Department, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

Diamond, A. (March, 2003). “Role of prefrontal cortex and its dopamine projection in neurodevelopmental disorders” and “Relation of intention to action: Development of cognitive control.” Invited presentations. Co-sponsored by the Waisman Center (a Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities), the W.M. Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior, and Department of Psychology of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Diamond, A. (2003). Keynote Address, Conference on ADHD and Apraxia, Annual Meeting on Movement Sciences, Columbia University, NYC, NY.

Diamond, A. (2003). Invited presentation, NIH Inter-agency Conference on Prefrontal Cortex and Executive Function, NYC, NY.

    Also invited talks during 2002-2003 at:
  • University of Texas, El Paso.
  • Dept. of Psychology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Cognitive Neuroimaging, Martinos MGH-NMR Center, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA.
  • Child Clinical Neuropsychology, Boston University, MA.

Diamond, A. (Dec., 2002). Development of executive functions. Opening Keynote Address for Conference on Cognitive Development and Learning Impairment: "Développement cognitif et troubles des apprentissages: Evaluer, comprendre, rééduquer et prendre en charge," Strasbourg, France.

Diamond, A. (Dec., 2002). Interdisciplinary ; Inclusive ; Community.  Invited Address to the Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 25, 2002). The relation of intention to action: Prefrontal cortex and early cognitive development. Invited presentation, part of a Distinguished Speaker Series at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Diamond, A. (June, 2002). Development of motor systems: Role in motor and cognitive development. Invited presentation at the International Meeting of Developmental Neurology, Groningen, Netherlands.

Diamond, A. (May, 2002). Vision matures earlier than cognition: Importance of early initiation of dietary treatment for PKU. Invited presentation at International Meeting on "PKU: Brain-Behavior Sequelae," Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Diamond, A. (May, 2002). Genetic and neurochemical modulation of prefrontal cognitive functions in children. Presentation, International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Pointe-á-Pic, QC.

Diamond, A. (Feb., 2002). The neuropsychology of treated PKU. Invited Workshop at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON.

Diamond, A. (Feb., 2002). Prefrontal cortex & early cognitive development: Development of “cognitive flexibility” needed to overcome “attentional inertia.” Invited presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, in Symposium on “The Prefrontal Cortex and Cognition: New Insights into Willful Behavior,” chaired by Earl Miller, Boston, MA.

Diamond, A. (2002). "Self-Control in Young Children." Invited talk. Early Childhood Education Dept., Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

    Also invited talks during 2001-2002 at:
  • Cognitive Psychology Colloquium Series, Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands.
  • Evolutionary Ethics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • Behavioral Neuroscience, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Child Clinical Neuropsychology, Boston University, MA.

Diamond, A. (June, 2001). Infants’ understanding of the concept of contiguity and of the relation between stimulus and reward. Invited presentation at conference on “Foundations of Human Knowledge Acquisition: New Evidence from Infant Research and Neuroscience,” Hanse Institute, Delmenhorst, Germany.

Diamond, A. (June, 2001). Brain-behavior relationships in cognitive development. Invited talk at Intercampus Neuroscience Symposium, University of Massachusetts, at the Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Institute, UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA.

Diamond, A. (April, 2001). Prefrontal cortex involvement in normal development and in developmental disorders. Invited lecture presented at "Nelson Butters' West Coast Neuropsychology Conference," San Diego, CA.

Diamond, A. (April, 2001). The prefrontal dopamine system: Its development and its roles in cognitive and affective functions. Presented at Invited NIDA Symposium on “Neurotransmitters in Brain and Behavioral Development,” Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

Diamond, A. (April, 2001). The relation of intention to action: Prefrontal cortex and early cognitive development. Invited Keynote Address presented in “The Developing Child: Brain and Behavior” symposium series co-sponsored by the Erikson Institute and the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Diamond, A. (April, 2001). Different functions of dorsolateral and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in children. Invited presentation at Symposium on the “Development and Organization of Prefrontal Function,” Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.

    Also invited talks during 2000-2001 at:
  • Psychology, University of Wales, Bangor, UK.
  • Cognitive & Neural Systems, Boston University, MA.
  • Psychology, University of Delaware, Newark.
  • Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • Brain & Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Diamond, A. (Nov., 2000). A tale of two differences: Working memory vs. inhibition; dorsolateral vs. ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. Invited presentation at the invited symposium on "Use of Imaging Techniques in Developmental Research," International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 19, 2000). Executive functions: Their development and neural basis. Invited presentation at the NIAAA Workshop on “Cognitive Rehabilitation of Chronic Alcoholics and Children at Risk,” Georgetown, MD.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 16, 2000). Recent research findings on the effects of age at diet initiation on the visual system. Invited presentation at the NIH Consensus Development Conference on “Phenylketonuria (PKU): Screening and Management,” Bethesda, MD.

On the basis of this presentation, US national guidelines for when dietary treatment for PKU should begin changed from by 14-21 days of age to "as soon as possible, and no later than 7-10 days after birth."

Diamond, A. (Oct. 12, 2000). Relation between intention and action during early development. Invited Plenary Address to the ZERO TO THREE Leadership Development Initiative, New Orleans, LA.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 24, 2000). Prefrontal cortex and early cognitive development. Invitational Address, 42nd Congress of the German Psychological Society, Jena, Germany.

Diamond, A. (May 31, 2000). The prefrontal dopamine system: Human development, cognitive functions, dissociations, and sex differences. Invited keynote address at NIDA Meeting on “Pediatric Neuroimaging and Drug Research,” Rockville, MD.

Diamond, A. (May, 2000). Different neural mechanisms and different developmental timetables for the working memory and inhibitory control abilities associated with dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Invited presentation at Conference on “The Relation of Prefrontal Cortex Development to Children’s Cognitive and Social Behavior,” Philadelphia, PA.

Diamond, A. (April, 2000). Development of the working memory and inhibitory control functions dependent on prefrontal cortex. Presented, Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Diamond, A. (March, 2000). When different functions dependent on the frontal lobes come on-line, and how they interact during development. Invited presentation at the Rotman Research Institute Conference on "The Frontal Lobes 2000," Toronto, Canada.

Diamond, A. (Feb., 2000). The neural basis of some of the cognitive advances early in life. Invited Keynote Address at the Annual Retreat of the Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, Ben Gurion University, held in Ma’ale Hamisha, Israel.

    Also invited talks during 1999-2000 at:
  • Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Rockefeller University & the Sackler Institute, Cornell Medical School, NYC, NY.
  • Denver University, CO.
  • University of Colorado, Boulder.
  • Boston University Medical School, MA.
  • Human Development, Brown University, Providence, RI.
  • Neuroscience, Brown University, Providence, RI.

Diamond, A. (June, 1999). Selective effects on the dopamine systems in prefrontal cortex and the retina in children treated early and continuously for PKU. Invited presentation at 4th Meeting of the International Society for Neonatal Screening, Stockholm, Sweden.

Diamond, A. (Jan., 1999). Development of cognitive functions linked to prefrontal cortex. Invited presentation at the Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Round Table: The Role of Early Experience in Infant Development, Palm Beach, FL.

Diamond, A. (1999). Selective visual deficits at the ages of 10-20 years from an amino acid imbalance in the first month of life. Invited talk, International Society for Behavioral Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Santorini, Greece.

Diamond, A. (1999). Invited talk, Conference on "Making a Difference by Learning Early," Sayre, PA.

Diamond, A. (1999). Keynote Address, "Learning & the Brain" Conference, Boston, MA.

    Also invited talks during 1998-1999 at:
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.
  • Boston University, MA.
  • Penn State University, State College, PA.
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Diamond, A. (Nov., 1998). Current issues in the development of frontal lobe functions. Invited presentation in “Workshop on Executive Control and the Frontal Lobe,” Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst, Germany.

Diamond, A. (August, 1998). Memory development, and its neural basis, during the first two years of life. Keynote Address, University of Otago Symposium on Memory Mechanisms of the Brain, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Diamond, A. (August, 1998). Cognitive neuroscience issues to consider when developing or interpreting assessments of competencies. Invited presentation to the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

Diamond, A. (June 17-20, 1998). Principles and findings concerning the neural basis of cognitive development of potential relevance to the legal profession. Invited presentation at the 7th Annual Gruter Institute Conference: "Neurobiology, Human Behavior, and the Law," Squaw Valley, CA.

Diamond, A. (April, 1998). A cognitive neuroscience perspective on children's perseverative errors. Presentation, International Conference on Infant Studies Biennial Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Diamond, A. (March 16, 1998). Dopamine alterations and their effects on neuropsychological testing. Invited talk at the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Asilomar, CA.

    Also invited talks during 1997-1998 at:
  • Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA.
  • Suffolk University, Boston, MA.
  • Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, Boston.

Diamond, A. (1997). Invited talk, Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Diamond, A. (1997). Invited talk, Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Diamond, A. (1997). Keynote Address, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Diamond, A. (1997). Invited talk, Conference on "Executive Function & Developmental Psychopathology," Toronto, ON.

Diamond, A. (1997). Invited talk, joint NIH/APA Conference on "Prevention: Contributions from Basic and Applied Research," Chicago, IL.

Diamond, A. (1997). Invited talk, Montreal Neurological Institute Meeting, "Neuropsychology: Beyond the Millenium," Montreal, QC.

    Also invited talks during 1996-1997 at:
  • Biomedical Science Division, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • Behavioral Science Division, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center.

Diamond, A. (Dec. 7-8, 1996). The neural basis of some early cognitive advances, such as connecting thought and deed. Invited presentation, Zero to Three Conference on "Frontiers of Science: Early Brain Development and Behavior," Washington, DC.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 9-12, 1996). The neural bases for some of the cognitive developmental changes observed by Piaget. Invited address at the Conference L'Evolution de la Pensee, on the Centennial of Birth of Jean Piaget, Geneva, Switzerland.

Diamond, A. (August 9-13, 1996). Prefrontal cortex function in young children. Invited address at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting (Division 40: Clinical Neuropsychology), Toronto, ON.

Diamond, A. (June 22-27, 1996). Frontal lobe function in PKU. Invited presentation, Wiley-Liss Symposium on "Brain Development" at the Teratology Society Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO.

Diamond, A. (June 12-15, 1996). Frontal lobe development and dysfunction in children: Dissociations between intention and action. Invited Plenary Address, Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Diamond, A. (March 27-28, 1996). Deficits in the cognitive abilities dependent upon prefrontal cortex in children treated early and continuously for phenylketonuria (PKU). Invited presentation at the Royal Society meeting, "Executive and Cognitive Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex," London, UK.

Diamond, A. (1996). Invited talk, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

    Also invited talks during 1995-1996 at:
  • Robotics Group, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Dept of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA.
  • Memory Disorders Unit, Boston VA.
  • Family Resource Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Mouse Behavioral Analysis Course, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY.
  • Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series. Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 21-22, 1995). The "PKU mouse." Invited presentation at NICHD conference, "Animal models for the study of mental retardation," Bethesda, MD.

Diamond, A. (June, 1995). Prefrontal involvement in treated phenylketonuria. Invited presentation in the Advanced Course in Pædiatric Epilepsy, Institute for Child Health, University of London, London, England.

Diamond, A. (June, 1995). Effect of a modest tyrosine deficiency on cognition: Children treated early and continuously for PKU. Presentation, Welcome Trust & McDonnell Foundation conference, "The Relationship between Cognitive Function and Physical Illness," Worcestershire, UK.

Diamond, A. (April 1, 1995). Dissociations between knowledge and action: Inhibitory problems in children 3½-7 years of age. Presented the Master Lecture on Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development(SRCD,) Indianapolis, IN.

- "A Master Lecture is intended as a sort of tutorial in a particular field....The individuals invited to deliver these major addresses are people who are widely recognized as leaders in their fields...."

Diamond, A. (1995). Invited Plenary Address, Southeast Regional Genetics Meeting, Atlanta, GA

    Also invited talks during 1994-1995 at:
  • MRC Cognitive Development Unit, London, UK.
  • Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, UK.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
  • Yerkes Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
  • New York University, New York City.
  • Center for Neural & Cognitive Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • American Academy of Neurology course on Behavioral Neurology, Seattle, WA.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 2-4, 1994). Prefrontal cortex: A developmental perspective. Keynote Address, Prefrontal cortex symposium, Mujimba Beach, Queensland, Australia.

Diamond, A. (Oct. 2-4, 1994). Presented day-long workshop on "Child Neuropsychology: Cognitive Development & Disorders," in Brisbane, at invitation of the Australian Psychological Society.

Diamond, A. (Sept. 19-20, 1994). Prefrontal cortex functions early in childhood: Anatomical, neurochemical, and behavioral evidence. Invited presentation at NICHD conference, "The prefrontal cortex: Evolution, neurobiology, and behavioral development," Rockville, MD.

Diamond, A. (May, 1994). Nature and causes of cognitive deficits in phenyl­ketonuria (PKU) even with dietary treatment: Longitudinal study & animal model. Invited presentation. Phenylketonuria Symposium, Elsinore, Denmark.

Diamond, A. (April, 1994). Early-treated PKU: Deficits in cognition and vision, and why. Invited Address. Biennial Conference on Human Development, Pittsburgh, PA.

Diamond, A. (1994). Invited talk, PKU Parents Conference, Walnut Creek, CA.

Diamond, A. (1994). Invited talk, Tjossem Memorial Lecture at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

    Also invited talks during 1993-1994 at:
  • Harvard Science & Technology Course, Harvard Medical School & MIT, Boston, MA.
  • Cooper Hospital, University Medical Center, Camden, NJ.
  • Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY.
  • Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA.
  • Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT.
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Diamond, A. (March, 1993). Nature and causes of cognitive deficits in phenylketonuria (PKU) even with dietary treatment: Longitudinal study and animal model. Special Lecture, Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans, LA.

Diamond, A. (1993). Neurology of memory. Invited talk, American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

Diamond, A. (1993). Cognitive deficits in early-treated PKU. Invited talk, Western Regional Meeting of the Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Chicago, IL.

    Also invited talks during 1992-1993 at:
  • Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, ON.
  • Montreal Neurological Institute, QC.
  • Brown University, Providence, RI.
  • Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
  • Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON.
  • Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Newark, NJ.

Diamond, A. (1992). Developmental issues in frontal lobe functioning. Invited talk, Australian Society for the Study of Brain Impairment (ASSBI), Sydney, Australia.

Diamond, A. (1992). Behavioral neuroscience and neurotoxicology. Invited talk, Neurobehavioral Teratology Society Meeting, Boca Raton, FL.

    Also invited talks during 1991-1992 at:
  • Pasteur Institute, Paris, France.
  • Institute of Physiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague.
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Committee on Human Development, University of Chicago, IL.
  • Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Discussion Group, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Diamond, A. (1991). Cognitive development. Invited talk, Science Weekend, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Diamond, A. (1991). Child neuropsychology: Cognitive development & disorders. Invited talk, Annual Conference of New York Neuropsychology Group, New York City, NY.

    Also invited talks during 1990-1991 at:
  • Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Laboratoire de Psycho-Biologie de l'Enfant, CNRS, Paris, France.
  • Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH, Rockville, MD.
  • Neurosciences Center, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, DC.
  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
  • University of Delaware, Newark.
  • Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
  • University of California, Berkeley.
  • University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
  • Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinez, CA.
  • University of California, Davis.

Diamond, A. (July 25-28, 1990). The planning, execution, and inhibition of movement during infancy. Invited talk, Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cambridge, MA.

    Also invited talks during 1989-1990 at:
  • Institute of Psychology, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR.
  • Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland.
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Institute of Neurological Sciences Retreat, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Haverford College, Haverford, PA.

Diamond, A. (April, 1988). Involvement of prefrontal cortex in cognitive changes during the first year of life.Invited address. International Conference on Infant Studies, Washington, DC.

Diamond, A. (1988). Neuropsychological insights into the meaning of object concept development. Invited Plenary Speaker, Jean Piaget Symposium, June, Philadelphia, PA.

Diamond, A. (April 1987). Involvement of prefrontal cortex in cognitive changes during the first year of life. Invited talk, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France.

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Diamond, A., Molfese, D., Ratajczak, E. & Fonaryova-Key, A.P. (March, 2003). An investigation of whether assumptions underlying the use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) can validly be applied to children. Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, NYC, NY.
poster: DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1373.4883 (pdf)

Cohen, S., Bixenman, M., Meiran, N. & Diamond, A. (May, 2001). Task switching in children: A developmental study. Presented at the South Carolina Bicentennial Symposium on Attention, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
poster: DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3470.6403 (pdf)

Amso, D. Gehlbach, L.N., & Diamond, A. (May, 2001). What underlies negative priming? Contributions of memory to the negative priming effect. Presented at the South Carolina Bicentennial Symposium on Attention, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
poster: DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2487.6000 (pdf)

Shutts, K., Ross, E., Hayden, M., & Diamond, A. (April, 2001). Grasping that one thing is related to another: Contributions of spatial contiguity, temporal proximity, and physical connection. Presentation, The Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, MN.
poster: DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2665.7768 (pdf)

 

 

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