Soap Box Series: "Are we our brains?"

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

MIT Museum
265 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

"Are we our brains?" with Professor Alan Jasanoff and Robert McIntyre

Join us for the first part of our Soap Box Series, where we host a lively conversation about the brain! Does this organ decide who we are and what we can become? Hear from scientists and innovators about current developments in neuroscience, ask questions, and share ideas with others.

Free. Limited seats available. Pre-registration strongly encouraged.
Doors open at 5:45pm for Eventbrite ticket holders.
Unclaimed reserved tickets will be released at 6pm to walk-ins.

Upcoming Soap Box dates:
Oct. 17: What makes us human? With Amanda Tarullo, Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Director of the Brain and Early Experiences Laboratory at Boston University and
Joshua Tenenbaum, Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at MIT

Oct. 24: Can we shape the future of neuroscience? With Professor Rafael Yuste (Columbia University) and Dr. Khara Ramos (Senior Science Policy Analyst at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/National Institutes of Health)


This event is presented in conjunction with The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal.

Fall 2018 Soap Box programs supported by Novartis.

Website

https://mitmuseum.mit.edu/soapbox

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