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September 2018

CNS Lunch Conversation – Lisa Miracchi

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Lisa Miracchi is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy, and will discuss the question: How do philosophers think [...]

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CNS Dialogue Series: Advances and Ethics of Human Memory Enhancement

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the CNS for a dialogue with Jonathan Moreno, Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, and Dan Rizzuto, CEO of Nia Therapeutics. Graduate student Briana Last will lead the discussion. Wine and cheese will be served! RSVP at info@neuroethics.upenn.edu

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October 2018

CNS Lunch Conversation – Yvette Sheline

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Yvette Sheline is a Professor of Psychiatry, and will discuss novel brain therapies for depression and [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Ted Brodkin

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Ted Brodkin is a Professor of Psychiatry, and will discuss genes for social behavior. Lunch will [...]

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CNS Public Talk – Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience

October 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Making addiction a brain disease: A social history of addiction neuroscience Nancy D. Campbell, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Location: Claudia Cohen Hall 402, 249 South 36th Street With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of History and Sociology of Science The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Michael Gazzaniga

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the CNS for a lunchtime conversation with Micheal Gazzaniga - one of the founding fathers of cognitive neuroscience. Sandwiches and drinks will be served. 

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Michael Gazzaniga Fall Annual Oration: The Consciousness Instinct

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyerson Hall (Lecture Hall B1), 210 S 34th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Doors open at 7 PM. The Lecture will begin at 7:30 PM. The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to present Dr. Michael Gazzaniga as the 2018 Annual Orator. Dr. Gazzaniga is known as the founder of the field of cognitive neuroscience and is famous for his [...]

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November 2018

CNS Public Talk – All about vaping: science, policy, and society

November 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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All about vaping: science, policy, and society* Eric Feldman, Penn Law Janet Audrain-McGovern, Psychiatry, PSOM Mari A. Schaefer, Philadelphia Inquirer Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Maria Chiara Errigo

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Maria Chiara Errigo will be visiting from her home institution, the University of Parma in Italy, [...]

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Preceptorial: How Visual Neuroscience Impacts Marketing & Consumer Behavior

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Goddard Labs, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States
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Description: We are constantly exposed to advertisements and experience visual messages from product packages in stores, retail displays, and products already owned. Visual marketing is an essential part of corporate identity, strategy, branding, and communication. Some of this falls to creative graphic design, but advertising, design, and marketing can also be [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Dom Sisti

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dom Sisti is an Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics, and will discuss the neuroethics of psychiatry. [...]

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December 2018

CNS Lunch Conversation – Sara Manning Peskin

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Sara Manning Peskin is a Resident in Neurology, and an essayist. She will discuss science and [...]

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CNS Public Talk – The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures [...]

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