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Elkhonon Goldberg
Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD
Adjunct Faculty - School of Psychology
New York, NY

egoldberg@fielding.edu

PhD, Neuropsychology
City University of New York, 1976
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Neuropsychology
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

Research Interests:
  • Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology
Practice Interests:
  • General Clinical Practice in Adult, Forensic, Pediatric, and Geriatric Neuropsychology
 

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Neuropsychological Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 1987: Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology/American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN)
 

Publications:

  • Goldberg, E., & Podell, K. (in press). Cognitive Bias Test. Melbourne, Australia: PsychPress.
  • Verdejo-Garcia, A., Vilar-Lopez, R., Perez-Garcia, M., & Goldberg, E. (2006). Altered adaptive but not veridical decision-making in substance dependent individuals, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 12, 90-99.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Cognitive fitness for the older and wiser. Cerebrum, pp. 23-36.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). The wisdom paradox: How your mind can grow stronger as your brain grows older. New York: Gotham Books, Penguin. (UK Edition- Free Press: Simon & Schuster, 2005). Translated (or in the process of being translated) into Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
  • Goldberg, E. (2004). From neuromythology to neuroscience. [Review of the book Cortex and mind]. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, 470-471.
  • Goldberg, E. (2004). Train the gifted. Harvard Business Review, 82(1), 31.
  • Shimoyama, H., Aihara, M., Fukuyama, H., Hashikawa, K., Aoyagi, K., Goldberg, E., & Nakazawa, S. (2004). Context-dependent reasoning in a cognitive bias task. Part II. SPECT activation study. Brain Development, 26, 37-42.
  • Aihara, M., Aoyagi, K., Goldberg, E., & Nakazawa, S. (2003). Age shifts frontal cortical control in a cognitive bias task from right to left. Part I. Neuropsychological study. Brain Development, 25(8), 555-559.
  • Barr, W. B., & Goldberg, E. (2003). Pitfalls in the method of double dissociation: Delineating the cognitive functions of hippocampus. Cortex.
  • Goldberg, E. (2003). Attention and motivation. In F. Bloom et al. (Eds.), The Dana guide to brain health (pp. 196-199). Dana Press.
  • Goldberg, E. (2003). Luria, A. R. In J. Byrne (Ed.), Learning and memory (2nd ed., pp. 357-358). Macmillan Reference.
  • Goldberg, E., & Barr, W. (2003). Knowledge systems. In J. Byrne (Ed.), Learning and memory (2nd ed., pp. 306-309). Macmillan Reference.
  • Goldberg, E., & Mirsky, A. (2003). In memory of A. R. Luria. Bulletin of Division 40 of the American Psychological Association.
  • Vogeley, K., Podell, K., Kukolja, J., Schilbach, L., Goldberg, E., Zilles, K., & Fink, G. R. (2003). Recruitment of the left prefrontal cortex in preference-based decisions in males (MRI study) [Abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Human Brain Mapping Organization, New York City, NY.
  • Moskovich, L., Bougakov, D., DeFina, P., & Goldberg, E. (2002). A. R. Luria: Pursuing neuropsychology in a swiftly changing society. In A. Stringer, E. Cooley, & A-L. Christensen (Eds.), Pathways to prominence.
  • Podell, K., DeFina, P. A., Barrett, P., McCullen, A. M., & Goldberg, E. (2002). Assessment of neuropsychological functioning. In J. R. Graham & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychology. Vol. Ten: Assessment psychology (pp. 443-446). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Goldberg, E. (2001). The executive brain: Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. New York: Oxford University Press (paperback 2002). Translated (or in the process of being translated) into Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.
  • Goldberg, E. (2001). What makes a champion? It is all in your head. In A. Snyder (Ed.), What makes a champion? - 50 champions speak out. New York: Penguin.
  • Horley, K., Williams, L., Gonsalez, C., Goldberg, E., & Gordon, E. (2001). Sex differences in facial emotion processing: An ERP study. International Journal of Neuroscience.
  • Lee, K.-H., Williams, L. M., Haig, A. R., Goldberg, E., & Gordon, E. (2001). An integration of 40 Hz gamma and phasic arousal: Novelty and routinization processing in schizophrenia. Clinical Neurophysiology, 112, 1507-1515.
  • Podell, K., Lovell, M., & Goldberg, E. (2001). Lateralization of frontal lobe functions. In S. Salloway, P. Malloy, & J. Duffy (Eds.), The frontal lobes and neuropsychiatric illnesses (pp. 83-100). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
  • Slewa-Young, S., Gordon, E., Williams, L., Haig, A. R., & Goldberg, E. (2001). Sex differences, gamma activity and schizophrenia. International Journal of Neuroscience, 107, 131-144.
  • Vogeley, K., Podell, K., Goldebrg, E., Falkai, P., Shah, J. S., & Zilles, K. (2001). Preference-based decision in an ambiguous task activate the right temporal gyrus - an MRI study. Neuroimage, 13.
  • Goldberg, E. (2000). The frontal lobes. In E. Zillmer & M. Spiers (Eds.), Principles of neuropsychology.
  • Goldberg, E., & Bougakov, D. (2000). Novel approaches to the diagnosis and restoration of frontal-lobe functions. In A.-L. Christensen & B. Usell (Eds.), International handbook on neuropsychological rehabilitation (pp. 93-112). New York: Plenum Press.
  • Goldberg, E., & Podell, K. (2000). Adaptive decision making, ecological validity, and the frontal lobes. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 22, 56-68.
  • Goldberg, E., Podell, K., Bilder, R., & Jaeger, J. (2000). The executive control Battery. Melbourne, Australia: PsychPress.
  • Slewa-Younah, S., Gordon, E., Williams, L., Haig, A., & Goldberg, E. (2000). Sex differences, gamma activity, and schizophrenia. International Journal of Neuroscience, 00, 1-14.
 

Presentations:

  • Goldberg, E. (2007). Clinical neuropsychology in the 21st century. The Cape Cod Institute.
  • Goldberg, E. (2007). Challenges of an aging population for a modern society. Keynote address at the symposium Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Goldberg, E. (2007). Lecture at the C.A.R.M.A. Conference. Udine, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2007). Lecture at the symposium, Two cultures: Shared problems. Venetian Institute of Sciences, Letters, and Arts, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2007). Personality type and neuropsychology. Keynote address at the APTI Biennial Conference. Baltimore, MD.
  • Goldberg, E. (2006). Lecture, Executive Function and Dysfunction. Meeting of Forensic Neuropsychiatry, Seattle, WA.
  • Goldberg, E. (2006). The goal-directed brain: The legacy of Luria. 4th Congress of the Academy of Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Goldberg, E. (2006). A five-day workshop on Clinical Neuropsychology at The Cape Cod Institute.
  • Goldberg, E. (2006) Workshop on neuropsychology. Co-occurring Disorders Institute. Palmer, Alaska.
  • Goldberg, E. (2006). Brain function and psychopathology. Leading edge seminars. Toronto, Canada.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Actor-centered memory and executive functions. Symposium conducted at the University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Clinical neuropsychology. Presented at the Cape Cod Institute, Cape, Cod, MA.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Decision making in ambiguous situations and the frontal lobes. In honor of Louis Costa. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the International Neuropsychological Society, St. Louis, MO.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Human brain and the civilized mind. In Science and today's vision of the world. Symposium conducted at UNESCO, Venice, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Actor-centered memory and executive functions. Symposium sponsored by University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Clinical neuropsychology. The Cape Cod Institute.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). The neurobiology of innovation. Lecture at Festival della Mente: Sarzana, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Cognitive aging and the wisdom paradox. Center for neurorehabilitation, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Lecture, Creativity and the brain. Ambrosetti Foundation Workshop on Creativity and Innovation. Magna Pars, Milan, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Lecture, Aging - the price of wisdom. Buntrock Hall, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). Creativity and the brain. Lecture at Museo dell'Automobile. Turin, Italy.
  • Goldberg, E. (2005). How the Brain Deals With Novelty and Ambiguity. Grand Rounds, Department of Neurology, Weill Medical College at Cornell University, New York, NY
  • Goldberg, E. (2004). Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. Presented at the Nordic Conference of Neuropsychology, Turku, Finland.
  • Goldberg, E. (2004). Frontal lobes and decision making in ambiguous situations. Zlotowsky lecture presented at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
  • Goldberg, E. (2003). Executive functions and the frontal lobes. Presented at the Danish Society of Attention Deficit Disorder, Nyborg, Denmark.
  • Goldberg, E. (2003). The neuroscience of complex decision-making. Presented at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia.
  • Goldberg, E. (2003). Reminiscences about A. R. Luria. Lecture presented at the annual meeting of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, Honolulu, HI.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). Actor-centered decision making. Presented at the Conference on Consciousness, Tucson, AZ.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). Current approaches to frontal lobe research. Presented at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). The executive brain: Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. Invited lecture presented for Basque Neuroscientists, Miramar Palace, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). The executive brain: Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. Keynote address presented at the annual convention of the Catalan Psychiatric Association, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. Keynote address presented at the annual convention of the International Kinesiology Society, Freiburg, Germany.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). Functional organization of the frontal lobes. Presented at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Goldberg, E. (2002). The neuropsychology of the civilized mind. Presented at the Cape Cod Institute, Cape Cod, MA.
  • Goldberg, E. (2001). Frontal lobes and the civilized mind. Keynote address presented at the annual convention of Mexican Psychiatrists, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Goldberg, E. (2001). Introduction to cognitive neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology. Presented in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Goldberg, E. (2001). The neurobiology of cognitive change. Presented at the Third KNEXUS Research Symposium, Stanford, CA.
  • Goldberg, E. (2000). Emergent principles of functional cortical organization. Workshop presented in Sydney, Australia.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • 1999-present: Director, Institute of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Performance, New York.
  • 1997-present: Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.
  • 1993-present: Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine.
  • 1993-present: Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York.
  • 2000: Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
  • Editorial Boards: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Neuropsychology Review, Clinical Psychology Review.
  • Reviewer: Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychology Review, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry Research, Science.
 
 
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