"Me, Myself and My Stranger": The Neuroscience of Self-Awareness and Self-Agency
Drexel Neurosciences Institute
Sanaz Attaripour Isfahani, MD, FAAN, Drexel Neurosciences Institute
- Discuss the basics of the neuroscience of self-processing, self-agency and volition.
- Identify primary neurological and psychiatric conditions affecting the "self," "bodily awareness," "self-agency" and "volition."
- Discuss the basics of "readiness potential," the role of the temporoparietal junction cortex in the process of self- and bodily awareness, and the neurobiological basis of functional neurological disorders.
DUCOM faculty, all physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, PAs, CRNPs, RNs, all medical specialties.
Continuing Medical Education Credits
Drexel University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement: The Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AOA: This program is eligible for 1 credit in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association.
Speakers at continuing medical education activities are required to disclose to the audience, any relevant commercial interest (which is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the presentation and announced to the audience.
Dr. Attaripour Isfahani has no commercial relationships to disclose.