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Ed Yong blogs with a mission: to ignite excitement for science in everyone, regardless of their education or background. Whether he’s exploring a possible resurrection for extinct mouth-birthing amphibians or skewering media misunderstandings of hyped hormones like oxytocin, Ed Yong has a gift for illuminating the beauty (or controversy) in difficult and complex topics.

What:

The Gut-Brain Connection - Ed Yong

When:

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018, 12:00 am

Who:

Ed Yong
The Neuroscience of Friendship

We all need friends. Deeper and more numerous friendships promote health, well-being, survival, and even financial success. By the same token, social exclusion and the

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Michael Platt: The Neuroscience of Friendship

When:

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019, 12:00 am

Who:

Michael Platt

Where:

Pearl Stable

Virtual Reality: Dawn of the New Everything
The father of virtual reality explains its dazzling possibilities by reflecting on his own lifelong relationship with technology. Bridging the gap between tech mania and

What:

Virtual Reality: Dawn of the New Everything

When:

Tuesday, 19 March, 2019 6:30 pm

Who:

Jaron Lanier

Where:

Pearl Stable

Ed Yong blogs with a mission: to ignite excitement for science in everyone, regardless of their education or background. Whether he’s exploring a possible resurrection for extinct mouth-birthing amphibians or skewering media misunderstandings of hyped hormones like oxytocin, Ed Yong has a gift for illuminating the beauty (or controversy) in difficult and complex topics.

What:

The Gut-Brain Connection - Ed Yong

When:

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018, 12:00 am

Who:

Ed Yong
The Teen Brain
Abigail Baird, PhD (Vassar) talks about how we learn to consolidate, generalize and then (at light speed) make use of our experiences to navigate our…

What:

Abigail Baird: The Teen Brain

When:

Thursday, 9 May, 2019 6:30 pm

Who:

Abigail Baird

Where:

Pearl Stable

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