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Upcoming Events

Bring Your Brain to Work
How can research in cognitive science on motivation, social interaction, and cognition be used to become more effective at managing your career? Join Art Markman,...

What:

Bring Your Brain to Work

When:

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 6:30 pm

Who:

Art Markman

Where:

Pearl Stable

Past Events

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.”

The Gut-Brain Connection

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.

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