Third International Congress on Epilepsy, Brain and Mind: Part 1

Amos D. Korczyn, Steven C. Schachter*, Jana Amlerova, Meir Bialer, Walter van Emde Boas, Milan Brázdil, Eylert Brodtkorb, Jerome Engel, Jean Gotman, Vladmir Komárek, Ilo E. Leppik, Petr Marusic, Stefano Meletti, Birgitta Metternich, Chris J.A. Moulin, Nils Muhlert, Marco Mula, Karl O. Nakken, Fabienne Picard, Andreas Schulze-BonhageWilliam Theodore, Peter Wolf, Adam Zeman, Ivan Rektor

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Epilepsy is both a disease of the brain and the mind. Here, we present the first of two papers with extended summaries of selected presentations of the Third International Congress on Epilepsy, Brain and Mind (April 3-5, 2014; Brno, Czech Republic). Epilepsy in history and the arts and its relationships with religion were discussed, as were overviews of epilepsy and relevant aspects of social cognition, handedness, accelerated forgetting and autobiographical amnesia, and large-scale brain networks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)116-137
Number of pages22
JournalEpilepsy and Behavior
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2015


  • Accelerated forgetting
  • Cognition
  • Epilepsy
  • Handedness
  • Music
  • Networks
  • Religion
  • Social cognition


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