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date: 28 January 2020

About the Editor

About the Editor

(p. vii) Andrew C. Papanicolaou

Andrew C. Papanicolaou is Professor and Chief of the Division of Clinical Neurosciences and Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology of the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN. He is also member of the Board of Regents of the University of Ioannina, Greece, and member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Applied Neurosciences of the University of Cyprus.

After receiving his doctorate in psychology in 1978, he joined the faculty of the University of Texas Medical School, where he directed the Center for Clinical Neurosciences, holding professorships in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology and adjunct appointments in the Department of Linguistics of Rice University and the Department of Psychology of the University of Houston. Since 2012, he joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee.

In 1993, he established the clinical service of intraoperative electrophysiological monitoring at the teaching hospital of the University of Texas Medical School. In 2002, he founded and until 2006 directed the Summer Institute of Advanced Studies of the International Neuropsychological Society. In 2005, he founded and, in 2008, became the second president of the International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography. In 2008, he designed the curriculum, and, until 2014, he directed the graduate neuropsychology program at the Neurology Department of the National University of Athens.

He is a Fulbright Scholar, an honorary member of the Hellenic Society of Clinical Neurophysiology and the Hellenic Society of Neuropsychology, and the recipient of several distinctions and National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant awards for his research in epilepsy, developmental disorders, and brain plasticity and in imaging the brain mechanisms of cognitive and affective functions.

He is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed articles and several books ranging from technical manuals (e.g., Clinical Magnetoencephalography and Magnetic Source Imaging) clinical textbooks (The Amnesias: A Clinical Textbook of Memory Disorders) to philosophical works both in English and in Greek (Plato: Critique of Pragmatism; Bergson and Modern Thought: Towards a Unified Science).