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NYNG Bilingual Task Force Student Research Forum

  • 12 Oct 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Online (Zoom link to follow)


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NYNG Bilingual Task Force Student Research Forum 


Moderators: H. Bender, Ph.D., ABPP and L. Nakhutina, Ph.D., ABPP 

October 12, 2022 





Presenter: Alena Stasenko, Ph.D. 

Affiliation: University of California, San DiegoLab of Cognitive Imaging 

Title: Effects of bilingualism in epilepsy: Exploring neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve 


This talk will cover recent studies examining the effects of bilingualism on structural and functional changes in the brain in people with temporal lobe epilepsy. Challenges related to bilingual assessment and future directions will also be discussed. 

Presenter: Jéssica Orobio, B.S. 

AffiliationUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 

Title: "The development of a neuropsychological tool for Spanish-speaking children in the U.S." 


A discussion regarding the development of a new neuropsychological tool in Spanish and for children. Important considerations when developing a measure intended to assess a culturally rich and linguistically diverse group will also be presented. 


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