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Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

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....
Into The Gray Zone

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...

The Gut-Brain Connection

Ed Yong (staff writer at The Atlantic) joined members and guests of the Mind Science Foundation on March 6, 2018 to present his book I Contain Multitudes. His talk highlights the amazing relationship between microbes and animals and how different parts of our bodies...
The Gut-Brain Connection

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...

Science and Consciousness: Focusing on the Brain

Dr. Christof Koch (Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute for Brain Science) joined the Mind Science Foundation on Oct 5, 2017 to present at Plugged In: Emerging Technologies and the Future of Being Human. Join us as he explores the neural correlates of...

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