Click on podcast title to download. These are .mp3 files, and should work on any
mp3 player or iGadget. We hope to have these available through iTunes and other
RSS feeds in 2011, but we're psychologists, not web geeks, so please forgive us
for having to download these manually for now.
Bi-monthly "Brain Science & the Law" podcasts (Answers About Competency,
- Mar-Apr 2011: Part 1: Those
Grey Areas: The Early Stages of Diminished Capacity. This is the first half
of a two-part talk I am giving to the Elder Law Section of the CO Bar Association
about those tricky cases where capacity might be diminished, but not completely
- Jan-Feb 2011: Financial
exploitation & undue influence: A dialogue with psychologist David Mirich
- Fall 2010: "Three things you might
be missing in brain injury cases: Yes, Personality Change after TBI Is
an Objective, Neurological Deficit." In more severe cases
of TBI, changes in social behavior/personality can be common symptoms. These are
neurologically-based, and can be demonstrated with objective, neuropsychological
tests, just as cognitive deficits can. Certain types of brain imaging may be useful
in such cases also.
- Summer 2010 preview: Highlights of
interview with Tom Metier.
- Summer 2010: "How to Win Brain
Injury Cases: Interview with Tom Metier." Tom Metier,
of Metier Law in Fort Collins and Denver,
is a leading attorney winning brain injury cases throughout the Rocky Mountain West.
Learn from his expertise and experience. He has some great advice for attorneys
wanting to work on brain injury cases.
- May, 2010 preview: Highlights
of Mild vs. Complicated Mild TBI
- May, 2010: When Mild TBI Is
Actually Complicated Mild TBI. Is that "mild TBI" really so mild?
Make sure you have the right evidence.
- April, 2010: Dementia,
Decision-making, & Competency. Why dementia makes seniors more vulnerable
to exploitation, and what you should be getting from psychologists in a capacity
- March, 2010: Sports
Concussion & Mild TBI: Myths & Facts. Why we should be worrying
as much about first impacts as second impacts.
- PDF transcript of March podcast:
"Sports Concussion & Mild TBI: Myths & Facts".
- Mini-report: The trouble with computerized cognitive
testing for concussion effects.
Protecting Clients with Brain Injury, 55-minute talk on why the standard neuropsych
rap on brain injury is incomplete, with slides.
Note: The information in this podcast was accurate as of June, 2009. Most of it
still applies, but new research is always being published. Our more recent CLE workshops
keep up with the latest research.