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Upcoming Events

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...

What:

Michael Platt: The Neuroscience of Friendship

When:

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 6:30 pm

Who:

Michael Platt

Where:

Pearl Stable
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Past Events

Lunch & Learn: Understanding the Teen Brain

  This event is SOLD OUT. To be placed on a waiting list, please call 210-821-6094, or email info@mindscience.org Enjoy a delicious lunch in the intimate surroundings of the Argyle Club, while learning how to best support the teens (or future teens) in your life. Adolescence is a crucial and functional period of human development […]

The Teen Brain

Online ticket sales are now closed. Please purchase your tickets at the door. Just what IS going on in the teen brain? Join Abigail Baird, PhD (Vassar) as she shares how the neurological growth spurt of adolescence dictates how we learn to consolidate, generalize and then (at light speed) make use of our experiences to […]

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 the experience of being inside the human body, Dawn of the New Everything is a look at what it means to be human at a moment of unprecedented technological possibility. […]

2019 Night of Mystery Gala

From the deepest oceans… To the endless expanse of the universe… Escape the ordinary into unseen worlds all around us… The Night of Mystery returns…

Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

Why does my child have autism? Geneticist Dr. Wendy Chung will share what we know about the autism spectrum disorder and how it isn’t a single condition with a single cause. If autism has multiple interlocking causes, could genetics hold the key to unlocking it? Dr. Chung’s team researches how as many as 400 different […]

Into The Gray Zone

In this startling and thought‐provoking talk, Owen reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non‐responsive but turn out—in up to 20 percent of cases—to be vibrantly alive, existing in the “Gray Zone.”

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