Dr. Odie Bracy - Brain Behind COM

Dr OdieHe has earned his Post-graduation from Appalachian State University, PhD from Mississippi State University and Post-Doctoral from University of New Mexico. He has been employed many years in various hospitals as Clinical Neuro Psychologist. Currently he is holding the positions of Director of Neuroscience Center of Indianapolis, President of Psychological Software Services Inc., President of Neuroscience Publishers and the Editor of The Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation.

He is also a Member of American Psychological Association, APA Division of Clinical Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychology Society, National Rehabilitation Association and Brain Injury Association of Indiana.

He was the Past Board Member of Indiana Rehabilitation Association. He has been appointed to National Task Force addressing the 'Educational and Rehabilitation needs of the head injured' in US from1985 to 1988. He has also been appointed to the 'State wide Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee' for assessing the needs of the brain injured in US from 1999 to 2000.

He is serving as a visiting Clinical Professor of Neuropsychology at University of Indianapolis since 2003. He was also a visiting Professor of Clinical Psychology in University of Indiana School of Medicine from 1981 to1984.

He has been selected for Who's Who among "Human Service Professionals in America" in 1986 and "Outstanding Young Men in America" in 1981. He has a receiver of Kappa Delta Pi Academic Honorary and Phi Delta Kappa Academic Honorary.

Following are his publications :

'The effects of cognitive rehabilitation therapy techniques for enhancing the cognitive / intellectual functioning of seventh and eighth grade children' published in The International Journal of Cognitive Technology.

'The effectiveness of computer-assisted cognitive rehabilitation for persons with traumatic brain injury' Published in Brain Injury Journal.

'Ability of the Cognitive Behavioral Driver's Inventory to distinguish malingerers from brain-damaged subjects' – Published in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.

'Lost in space: Remediation of motor control following loss of proprioceptive and kinaesthetic sensation' – Published in The Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation.

'Cognitive functioning and rehabilitation' – Published in the Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation

'Counselling and psychotherapy for those with brain injury' – Published in the Journal of Cognitive Cognitive Rehabilitation.

'Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Therapy and The NeuroScience Center of Indianapolis' Published in Cognitive Rehabilitation

'Cognitive Rehabilitation: A process Approach' – Published in the Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation

'Cognitive retraining through computers: Fact or fad?' – Published in Cognitive Rehabilitation

'Computers in neuropsychology and Clinical Practice': Hawthorne Press. 'Computer based cognitive rehabilitation'.- Published in Cognitive Rehabilitation

'Mood self-rating attributions among physical rehabilitation in patients' – Published in Cognitive Rehabilitation

'An analysis of electro cortical activity accompanying a paired associates learning task' – Published in Dissertation Abstracts International.

'Premotor potentials: Implications for the aging motor system'. Published inThe Aging Motor Systems: Praeger

'The effects of simultaneous and serial lesions in Long-Evans female rats' – Published in Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society.

'Effects of Methomyl and ethanol on behavior in the Sprague-Dawley rat' – Published in the Journal of Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior.

Following are his presentations :

HIMS Conference, Denver, Colorado - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for Commercial Airline Pilots

Schofield Barracks Army Base Training Seminar, Hawaii - Title: Neuropsychonline Treatment System for Cognitive Rehabilitation

Noblesville Indiana Public Schools, Indiana - Title: The Challenging Our Minds Cognitive Enhancement System

Sports Concussion Institute, California - Title: Neuropsychonline Treatment System for Cognitive Rehabilitation

ICE Conference, Indiana - Title: Using the Challenging Our Minds System in the Public Schools

Virginia Speech & Language Annual Conference, Virginia - Title: A Teletherapy Approach to Cognitive Rehabilitation

The American Teletherapy Association Conference, New York - Title: A Teletherapy Method for Cognitive Rehabilitation

Indiana Brain Injury Association Annual Conference, Indiana - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for TBI

Mapping the Future: 1995 International Conference, Indiana - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation for Autism

Practical Applications of Cognitive Rehabilitation using a Process Approach, Indiana - Title: Neuropsychological Assessment and Diagnosis

11th Annual Head Trauma Conference, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
Title A : Lost in Space: Remediation of Motor Control Following Loss of Proprioceptive and Kinaesthetic Sensation
Title B : The Impairment Scattergram: A Graphic Representation of Neuropsychological Examination Results

St John's Rehabilitation Hospital, Florida - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

Suburban Hospital, Maryland - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

St Vincent Hospital and Health Center, Montana - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association, New Jersey - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

Monash University, Australia - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science: Festival of Sciences, Australia
Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, Hawaii - Title: Cognitive Rehabilitation: A Process Approach