Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D
Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D., is professor of neurology at New York University Medical Center and director of the Institute of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Performance. Among his research interests are neuropsychological theory, dynamic aspects of functional cortical organization, and memory. He is the author of The Wisdom Paradox (Gotham Books, 2005) and The Executive Brain (Oxford University Press, 2002).
Cognitive Fitness for the Older and Wiser
Scientists have assumed the relationship between the dominant and non-dominant hemispheres of our brain is fixed. Not so, argues Goldberg: Mentally active people continue to develop their dominant hemisphere throughout their lives, strengthening reasoning, memory, and emotional control.