Workshop on the Neurobiology of Psychological Torture
September 30, 2006
UCDavis Center for Mind and Brain
- Almerindo Ojeda (Coordinator, CSHRA)
Opening Remarks: What is Psychological Torture?
- Alfred McCoy (Professor of History, University of Wisconsin at Madison)
A Short History of Psychological Torture: Its Discovery, Propagation, Perfection, and Legalization.
- Megan Berthold (Research and Evaluation, Los Angeles Program for Torture Victims)
Psychosocial Consequences of Torture: An Overview.
- Stuart Grassian (Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School)
Overview: Neuropsychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement.
- Rona Fields (Visiting Scholar, Howard University)
The Neurobiological Consequences of Psychological Torture.
Addendum: The Congresional Record, February 16, 1972
- Uwe Jacobs (Director, Survivors International, San Francisco)
Neuropsychological Evidence of Psychological Torture: Logical and Methodological Issues.
- Claudia Catani (Research & Psychological Clinic for Refugees, Konstanz University)
- Michael Spezio (Lecturer & Postdoctoral Scholar in Psychology, Caltech)
The Social Neuroscience of Psychological Torture: Some Thoughts On How to Begin.