Brain Awareness Lectures and Events

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2018 Brain Awareness Lectures

Nourishing Your Neurons: How you fuel your brain creates pivotal changes

What are the ingredients we need to maximize our brains' potential? This year, our lecture series explores the critical influence nourishing the brain has on our daily abilities, from academic performance to good decision-making. Join us as top researchers in neuroscience discuss the brain's complex biology and the profound impact choosing the right - and wrong - fuels has on behavior.

Trade Food for Thought to Power 86 Million Neurons

Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.
MAY 7, 2018

Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Biological Science, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Vanderbilt University

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The "Secret Sauce" to Honing the Mind

Adele Diamond, Ph.D.

MAY 14, 2018

Adele Diamond, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair Tier 1 Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, University of British Columbia

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Anxiety and Learning Problems: Could it be the Fats you Eat?

Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D.

MAY 21, 2018

Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D.
Ruth Matarazzo Professor and Chair, Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, OHSU

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