Thursday, October 18, 2007

Upcoming Event: 27 November 2007, NYC

If you are a student of clinical neuropsychology at either an undergraduate or graduate level and live in the New York region but do not know very much about Arthur Benton and his contributions to this field of our's, you owe it to yourself to consider attending this talk in late November!


The New York Neuropsychology Group Presents
The Arthur L. Benton Annual Lecture


Pioneers of Neuropsychology: An Insider's Guide to Arthur Benton

Kerry Hamsher, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
7 - 8 PM
Refreshments to Follow

FREE for NYNG Members
$10 for Non NYNG Members
FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS!

Stony Brook Manhattan
110 East 28th Street
(Between Park Ave South & Lexington Ave)
New York, NY

This year, the Annual New York Neuropsychology Group's Distinguished Speaker series is renamed in honor of the late Dr. Arthur L. Benton, a giant in the field of neuropsychology. Dr. Benton was the first speaker in this annual lecture series when it was initiated in 1986. We are pleased that this year's lecture will be "An Insider's Guide to Arthur Benton," presented by Dr. Kerry Hamsher, a friend and colleague of Dr. Benton, and an influential neuropsychologist in his own right.

Dr. Hamsher writes,

"Arthur Benton was a scientist, a scholar, a clinician, and a professional with each of these roles informing the others. To make the best use of his place in the history of neuropsychology, he should be recognized not only for his contributions, but also for how he went about the things he chose to do. In this presentation, we will take a short journey following some of Dr. Benton's intellectual pursuits, with the goal of identifying values worthy of preservation that benefit the science and profession of neuropsychology."

We hope you will join us for this special occasion.

The Arthur L. Benton Annual Lecture is a joint meeting with the Psychology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences

Co-Sponsored by Stony Brook University

Further information at www.nyng.org

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