Dra. Olga Bruna
Doctor of Psychology, specialist in Clinical Psychology and expert in Neuropsychology. Professor at the Faculty of Psychology Blanquerna (Ramon Llull University).
She received the Extraordinary Doctorate Award (Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado) from the University of Barcelona and the Doctor Martí i Julià Award from the Institute of Catalan Studies. She trained in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology at the Hospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo in Barcelona and has spent time in neuropsychological rehabilitation centers in Europe, the United States and Australia. She obtained Accreditation for research activity by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU).
Currently, she is developing her teaching and research activity in the field of neuropsychology, aging and dementia. She is the vice-president of the Catalan Society of Neuropsychology. The main lines of her research are focused on early detection of cognitive impairment in aging, cognitive changes in adults with Down syndrome, neuropsychological rehabilitation and cognitive stimulation, adaptation of neuropsychological tests or attention to relatives of people with dependence. She participates in national and international competitive research projects, has directed doctoral theses and has several publications (articles, books and book chapters) in the field of neuropsychology, among which we can highlight:
Bruna, O., Roig, T., Puyuelo, M., Junqué, C and Ruano, A. (eds.) (2011). Rehabilitación Neuropsicológica. Intervención y práctica clínica. Editorial: Elsevier-Masson. Bruna, O., Signo, S. and Molins, M. (2018). Intervención neuropsicológica en trastornos neurodegenerativos. (Neuropsychological intervention in neurodegenerative disorders). Madrid: Editorial Síntesis.