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Penn Neuroscience & Society Public Talk Series

 

The 2013-14 Public Talk Series is open to the University and external community. All talks take place from 4:30-6:00p.m., and are followed by a reception. Due to limited seating, please rsvp to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

October 3rd
Unlearning the Differences of History, Science, and Common Wisdom: The DSM-5 and Major Depression

Allan Horwitz, PhD, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.

November 21
Politics, Prejudice, and the Brain: Social Influences on Face Perception

David Amodio, PhD, Department of Psychology, New York University
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.

December 5
2nd Annual GVR Khodadad Endowed Lecture
Intergroup Conflict and Conciliation: Insights from Psychology and Neuroscience

Rebecca Saxe, PhD, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: Widener Lecture Hall, Penn Museum, 3260 South St.



Spring Book Conversation Series

February 6
Anjan Chatterjee, MD, Professor of Neurology, Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society member and author of the recently published "The Aesthetic Brain: How We Evolved to Desire Beauty and Enjoy Art" in conversation with Blake Gopnik, PhD, Art Critic for the Huffington Post and previously the Washington Post and Newsweek.
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.

March 6
Carl Hart, PhD, Columbia University and author of the recently published High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society in conversation with A. Thomas McLellan, PhD, CEO, Treatment Research Institute and Fellow of the Center for Neuroscience & Society
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.

April 3
Paul Offit, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and author of the recently published Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine in conversation with Emmeline Edwards, PhD, Director, Extramural Research, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.

May 1
Sally Satel, MD, American Enterprise Institute and author of the recently published Brainwashed: The Seductive Allure of Mindless Neuroscience in conversation with Geoffrey K. Aguirre, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania and Associate Director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society
Location: Room 240B, Silverman Hall, 3400 Chestnut St.


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