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Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn: Teens, Brains, and Drugs
Enjoy a delicious lunch in the intimate surroundings of the Argyle Club, while learning how to best support the development of healthy teenagers during a...

What:

Lunch & Learn: Teens, Brains, and Drugs

When:

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020 11:30 am

Who:

Judith Grisel, PhD

Where:

The Argyle Club, Slick-Urschel Room
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

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.”

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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