Efthymios Angelakis, Ph.D.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME: Efthymios Angelakis, Ph.D.

 

E-MAIL: angelakis@acgmail.gr, ea48@drexel.edu, angelakis@psychologoi.gr      TEL: 210-600-9192

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:  April 1, 1965; Athens, Greece.

 

EDUCATION:

 

2004   Postdoctoral training in Cognitive Neuroscience. Psychology Department, Drexel

University, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2003   Postdoctoral training in Cognitive Neuroscience. Psychology Department, Institute for

Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2002   Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

2000   M.A. in Experimental Psychology. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

1998   B.A. in Psychology. Deree College, The American College of Greece, Athens, GR.

 

1998   Diploma in Byzantine music. Music conservatory Nikos Skalkotas, Athens; Society  for the

Dissemination of National Music, Athens, GR.

 

1995   Certificate of proficiency in English as a foreign language. University of Cambridge, UK.

 

1991   Diploma in Film Directing. School of Theatre and Cinematography Eugenia Chatzikou, Athens,

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2006 –          :  Clinical neuropsychologist and research associate, National Neurosurgical Research

Center, University of Athens Medical School, Evangelismos General Hospital.

 

2005 –          : Faculty, Masters in Applied Psychology, The American College of Greece.

 

Faculty, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The American College of

 

Private practice for cognitive assessment, differential diagnosis of learning disabilities,

and neurofeedback, Athens, Greece.

 

2004            : Adjunct Assistant Professor. Psychology Department, Drexel University,

Philadelphia, PA.

 

2003 – 2004: Postdoctoral Research Associate, conducting, directing and publishing research in

Cognitive Neuroscience using  dense array electroencephalography, Evoked Response

Potentials, source localization, and neurofeedback. Psychology Department, Drexel

University, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2002 – 2003: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, conducting, directing and publishing research in

Cognitive Neuroscience using  dense array electroencephalography, Evoked Response

Potentials and source localization. Psychology Department, Institute for Research in

Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

 

2000 – 2002: Graduate Teaching Associate, fully responsible for preparing, teaching and evaluating

sophomore undergraduate psychology course titled Biological Basis of Behavior for four

semesters and one mini-term. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

1999 – 2000: Teaching Assistant, giving occasional lectures, preparing and correcting exams for

junior and senior undergraduate psychology courses titled Motivation and Physiological

Psychology. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

1998 – 1999: Research Assistant, recording and analyzing quantitative electroencephalograms. Brain

Research and Neuropsychology Laboratory. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

Supervised by Dr. Joel F. Lubar.

 

1996 -1998: Tutoring of children with learning disabilities. Supervised by Katherine Kotsirilos,

Learning Disabilities Specialist at the Children’s Hospital “Aghia Sophia” department of

Psychological Pediatrics.

 

– Employed as a foreign language teacher. Private school of foreign languages Markou-

Papakosta Athens, GR.

 

1989-1996: Commercial Agent; represented European manufacturers of paper converting machinery.

Athens, GR.

 

1988-1989: Served in the Greek Navy. Athens, GR.

 

1986-1988: Commercial Agent, Athens, GR.

 

1982-1986: Employed as a Commercial Agent trainee by Nikos Haidemenos & Co, Athens, GR.

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

 

Angelakis E, & Hatzis A (in press). Brain-computer interface: A reciprocal self-regulated Neuromodulation. Acta Neurochirourgica.

 

Angelakis E, Stathopoulou S, Frymiare JL, Green DL, Lubar JF, & Kounios J (in press). EEG Neurofeedback: A Brief Overview and an Example of Peak Alpha Frequency Training for Cognitive Enhancement in the Elderly. The Clinical Neuropsychologist.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., & Stathopoulou, S. (2004). Electroencephalographic peak alpha frequency correlates of cognitive traits. Neuroscience Letters, 371 (1): 60-63.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., Stathopoulou, S., & Kounios, J. (2004). Peak alpha frequency: an electroencephalographic measure of cognitive preparedness. Clinical Neurophysiology, 115(4), 887-897.

 

Angelakis, E., & Lubar, J.F. (2002). Quantitative electroencephalographic amplitude measures in young adults during reading tasks and rest. Journal of Neurotherapy 6(2):5-19.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F.,  Frederick, J., & Stathopoulou, S. (2001). The role of slow-wave electroencephalographic amplitude measures  in reading. J. of Neurotherapy 5(3): 5-25.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Angelakis E, Kounios J, Stathopoulou T, & Frymiare J (2004). Peak Alpha Frequency Neurofeedback Training for Cognitive Enhancement in the Elderly: A Pilot Study. Presentation in the 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for Neuronal Regulation, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., Stathopoulou, T., & Kounios, J. (2003). An Electroencephalographic Measure of Cognitive Preparedness. Poster at the 2003 annual conference of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

 

McRae, K., Frymiare, J., Angelakis, E., Stathopoulou, S., Paivio, A., & Kounios, J. (2003). Temporal and spatial loci of concreteness effects in semantic memory. Poster at the 2003 annual conference of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

 

Kounios, J., Beeman, M.J., Liu, S., Frymiare, J., Angelakis, E, & Stathopoulou, S. (2003). The spark of insight: Electrophysiological correlates of the Aha! Experience in problem solving. Poster at the 2003 annual conference of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.

 

Angelakis, E., & Lubar, J.F. (2001). Task Related Slowing: deactivation, or cognitive processing deviation? Joint annual conference of EEG & Clinical Neuroscience Society, and Society for Neuronal Regulation, October 25-30, Monterey, CA.

Angelakis, E., & Lubar, J.F. (2001). The Role of Peak Alpha Frequency in Reading. Poster in the 32nd Annual Conference of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, March 29 – April 1, Raleigh-Durham, NC.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., and Frederick, J. (2000b). Correlations of IQ, Attentional, Reading, and Calculation Performance to EEG Coherence During Rest and Reading. Society for Neuronal Regulation

8th Annual Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, September 20-24.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., and Frederick, J. (2000a). QEEG Analysis of Complex Cognitive Tasks with Implications for Dyslexia: Coherence, as part of the Symposium titled: QEEG Analysis of Complex Cognitive Tasks with Implications for Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 31st Annual Conference of Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, March 29 – April 2, Denver, CO.

 

Angelakis, E., Lubar, J.F., Vanlandingham, P., Stathopoulou, S., Blackburn, J., and Towler, K. (1999). QEEG of Normal College Students During Different Reading tasks that Characterize Subtypes of

Dyslexia. Society for Neuronal Regulation 7th Annual Conference, September 30 – October 3, Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

2001: – Science Alliance Award, for excellence in scholarship. Department of Psychology,

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

 

Research Award. Department of Psychology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

 

1998: – Fulbright Scholarship for graduate studies. Athens, GR.

 

 

TRAVEL AWARDS

 

2002: – Student Travel Scholarship Award for presentation in the annual meeting of the Society for

Neuronal Regulation in Scottsdale, AR.

 

2001  – Student Travel Scholarship Award for presentation in the annual meeting of the Society for

Neuronal Regulation in Monterey, CA.

 

– Student Travel Scholarship Award for poster presentation in the annual meeting of the

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, in Raleigh-Durham, NC.

 

2000: – Student Travel Scholarship Award for presentation in the annual meeting of the Society for

Neuronal Regulation in St. Paul, MN

 

– Student Travel Scholarship Award for presentation in the annual meeting of the Association

for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, in Denver, CO.

 

1999: – Student Travel Scholarship Award for presentation in the annual meeting of the Society for

Neuronal Regulation in Myrtle Beach, SC.

 

– Student Travel Scholarship Award in the annual meeting of the Association for Applied

Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, in Vancouver, BC.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

–          Member of the International Society for Neuronal Regulation (iSNR).

 

–          Reviewer for: Clinical Neurophysiology (Elsevier), Neuroscience Letters (Elsevier).