Event Description

"Imaging the Brain, Reading the Mind" is a Northwestern University public outreach
program to help the general public understand the impact of cutting-edge brain imaging technology on human health, law, and ethics.

Two experts will discuss - in plain English - the scientific and social issues surrounding the use of advanced brain-imaging technology.

Schedule of Events (speaker bios can be found here)

7:00 pm - Introduction, Professor Emeritus Albert Farbman, conference co-organizer

7:05 pm - Brave New World of Brain Imaging, Dr. Marsel Mesulam

7:45 pm - Scanning Brains and Reading Minds, Dr. Martha Farah

8:20 pm - Discussion and Questions

9:00 pm - Conclusion

Programmatic Support:
This event is supported at Northwestern by the Offices of the University President, Provost, and Vice President for Research; the Dean of the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Cell Biology; Department of Neurobiology and Physiology (NBP); and the Science in Human Culture Program.

For more information, please contact the Department of Neurobiology and Physiology by phone (847-491-5521) or email Erica Clausen by clicking here.


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