Conference on the History of the Mind-Brain Sciences

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Conference on the History of the Mind-Brain Sciences

September 18, 2015 - September 19, 2015

You are cordially invited to attend a 2-day conference on the HISTORY OF THE MIND-BRAIN SCIENCES, 1890-2015, called “Sorting Brains Out.”  The program is fabulous, including graduate students from around the country presenting on Friday, Sept 18 and leading historians of science presenting on Saturday, Sept 19.

Here’s a sample of talk titles:

  • Reading the History of Adult Neurogenesis Backwards: When Did Sex/Gender Become Plastic?
  • Monkeys, Mirrors, and Me: Gordon Gallup and the Study of Self-Recognition
  • Normal Brains, Normal Behaviors? ADHD Diagnoses Show How Culture, Economy, and Pathology Are Entangled
  • Why the Tortoise Wins the Race: Dual Process Theory and the Neoliberal Subject

Check out the full talk line-up here:

RSVP appreciated:


September 18, 2015
September 19, 2015


Department of the History and Sociology of Science


Kislak Center, 6th floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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