Autism: Could Genetics Hold the Answers?

Why does my child have autism? Geneticist Dr. Wendy Chung shares 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....

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...

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...

The Psychopath Inside

What makes a killer? UC Irvine neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon has unique insight into the brains of psychopaths – one that surprised him, and provides us with a compelling demonstration of nature vs nuture… or is it nature and nuture? 400 people packed...

There’s an easier way to manipulate that person

What makes a killer? UC Irvine neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon has unique insight into the brains of psychopaths – one that surprised him, and provides us with a compelling demonstration of nature vs nuture… or is it nature and nuture? 400 people packed...

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