Dr. Daniel Levitin is an award-winning scientist, musician, author and record producer. Dan is the author of three consecutive #1 bestselling books: This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs and The Organized Mind. He is also the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, where he runs the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception and Expertise.
Music has long been recognized as an effective form of therapy.A 2011 report also found that music reduced the anxiety of cancer patients and helped them cope with the situation both mentally and physically.
Judy Fridono is a dog trainer with an associate’s degree in service dog training. She is the founder of Puppy Prodigies, a unique program designed to provide long-term advantage at an early age for service dogs and pets. She will talk about her new book, RICOCHET: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions. (HCI)
Dr. Scott Greenbaum is a practicing Ophthalmologist and assistant clinical professor of New York University School of Medicine and a board member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He will talk about his technique for a safe, simple surgical procedure for cataracts that corrects vision and is also covered by insurance. Go to www.ASCRS.org or you can call Dr. Greenbaum at 212-686-6075 or 718-897-2020 with any questions.
Dr. Daniel Levitin Ph.D. is the James McGill professor of neuroscience and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University and the bestselling author of This Is Your Brain on Music and will talk about his new book, The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.(Dutton)