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IHC: Humanities & the Brain

April 21st, 2016

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UCSB has launched a series of talks on "The Humanities & the Brain." Listen to podcasts from the 2015-2016 series here or join us Thursdays at 4.

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IHC: “Representations in the Brain”: Neuroscientific Discourse and the Humanities

April 19th, 2016

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, 4PM

Deborah Jenson, Global Health/Romance Studies, Duke University

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SAGE Distinguished Lecture: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

April 19th, 2016

Psychology 1312, 4:00PM

Against Dichotomies: Degrees of Freedom and Responsibility

Walter Sinnot-Armstrong, Department of Philosophy, Duke University. 

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SAGE Distinguished Lecture: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

April 18th, 2016

SAGE Center (Psychology 1312), 4 pm

"Against Dichotomies: Degrees of Freedom and Responsibility "

Walter Sinnott-Armonstrong, Duke University

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Neuroscience & Behavior Seminar: Nicola Clayton

April 14th, 2016

Psychology 1312, 4:00PM

"Ways of Thinking: From Crows to Children and Back Again"

Nicola Clayton, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

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Neuroscience & Behavior Seminar: Nicola Clayton and Clive Wilkins

April 13th, 2016

Psychology 1312, 4:00PM

"Memeory, Mental Time Travel and The Moustachio Quartet"

Nicola Clayton, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

Cliver Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

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Like night & day: Linda Petzold decodes how the brain tells time

Date Posted: April 12th, 2016

As the earth revolves around the sun, alternating from dark to light, our bodies alternate from sleep to wake. Circadian rythms are so important to our health an entire area of the brain, the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), is devoted to telling time. Now Linda Petzold and colleagues have determined how the SCN neurons keep time in the brain.

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CONCUSSION: Screening at the Pollock Theater

April 12th, 2016

Pollock Theater, 7 pm

Join us for a screening of CONCUSSION, Peter Landesman's 2015 film starring Will Smith as forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Oamalu on his quest to expose brain damage in football players. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. David A. Hovda, Director of the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center. It will be moderated by Susan Derwin, IHC Director.

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Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

April 11th, 2016

Pollock Theater, 7 pm

Please Join us for a pre-screening of the PBS NOVA program Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped? at the Pollack Theater Tuesday April 12 from 7-10 pm.

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Hitching a ride: Using red blood cells to deliver drugs

Date Posted: April 10th, 2016

Red blood cells (RBCs) spend their lives shuttling oxygen around the body. Now, UCSB researchers are using RBCs to deliver drugs where they are most needed.

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