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Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.,  J. Faye Dixon, Ph.D.,  Murat Pakyurek, M.D., Khyati Brahmbhatt, M.D.,
Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D., Kyle Rutledge, M.S.,
Nancy Brodovsky, Tracy Campbell

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 30, 2012

Length: 1:24:13

Synopsis: The latest findings in research and treatment, as well as perspectives from a parent and an adult recently diagnosed with ADHD


Presenter: F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.

Affiliation: New York University Medical Center

Title: The Restless Brain: Spontaneous brain fluctuations and increased variability in ADHD

Date: April 11, 2012

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

Length: 1:18:35


Presenter: Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University

Title: ADHD: Phenotype and Etiology

Date: March 14, 2012

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

Length: 1:23:08


Presenter: Nora D. Volkow, M.D.

Affiliation: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Title: ADHD: An Attention and Motivation Deficit Disorder

Date: November 9, 2011

Bio: Click for Bio

Length: 1:21:17


Presenter: Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley

Title: Attention Deficits and Impulse Control Problems

Date: January 12, 2011

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

Length: 1:25:47


ADHD: Current Research, Assessment, and Treatment Status

Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D. & Faye Dixon, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 6, 2010

Length: 1:26:56

Summary: Understanding diagnostic criteria, identifying evidence-based treatments, and developing an effective treatment team.


Presenter: Jay N. Giedd, M.D.

Affiliation: National Institute of Mental Health

Title: Imaging the Developing Brain

Date: May 12, 2010

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

Length: 1:25:08


Interactions Between Biology and Environment in ADHD

Presenters: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D., Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D. & Lisa Lit, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: July 16, 2009

Length: 1:13:58

Synopsis: ADHD is frequently referred to as a biologically-based disorder, yet it is clear that various environmental factors influence how the disorder is expressed. Dr. Schweitzer and her team review how cue types and rewards can affect cognitive functioning, exploration, hyperactivity and self control in children and adults with ADHD. They also discuss how environmental context interacts with brain functioning to produce problematic behavior, but can also be used to improve behavior in home and school settings.


Presenter: Adele Diamond, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of British Columbia

Date: June 10, 2009

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

4PM Lecture: Prefrontal Cortex and Developmental Neuropsychology: Genetic and Environmental Influences
4PM Length: 1:24:05

6PM Lecture: Cognitive Control in Young Children and Ways to Improve It
6PM Length: 1:23:58


Presenter: Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina

Date: February 13, 2008

Synopsis: Click for Abstract

4PM Lecture: ADHD: Life Course Outcomes and Treatment Implications
4PM Length: 1:21:18

6PM Lecture: Advances in the Understanding and Management of ADHD
6PM Length: 1:20:25


A Window into the Minds of Children and Adults with ADHD

Presenter: Julie Schweitzer, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: October 18, 2007

Length: 1:24:48

Synopsis: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder, affecting daily life and functioning for 3 to 5 percent of school-aged children in the United States. ADHD is a chronic, lifelong illness requiring long-term treatment strategies.


Executive Functions in ADHD

Presenter: Catherine Fassbender, Ph.D.

Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute

Date: August 3, 2007

Length: 1:05:30