Surgical Planning Laboratory - Brigham & Women's Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts USA - a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School

Surgical Planning Laboratory

István Ákos Mórocz M.D., Ph.D. (July 1993-June 2014)

István (aka Pisti) is an Instructor in Radiology at the SPL.

His research interests include the neurobiology of number processing, acquired & developmental dyscalculia, and the neurobiology of music perception. He uses neurocognitive measures and functional neuroimaging techniques for his studies. Pisti's further research interest focuses on the functional organization of the human brain in time and space. For more information please be referred to our project's website.

Pisti holds an MD from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and did his Residency in Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. He also holds a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Technology & Economics in Budapest, Hungary. He initiated his research projects on dyscalculia and dyslexia as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.

Pisti's current research focuses on the visual and cognitive processing of numerals and object numerosities during manipulation of quantities and mental arithmetic. In this project he collaborates with Margaret Livingstone, at Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School.

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