Brain Awareness Lectures and Events

Brain Awareness 2017 

2017 Brain Awareness Lectures

The workings of the brain remain mysterious. Moral choices, the effects of physical touch, vivid dreams—we may not know how or why they happen, but they all can serve a purpose.

View the 2017 Brain Awareness Lectures.

The Criminal Brain

Octavio Choi, M.D., Ph.D.
MARCH 20, 2017

Octavio Choi, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Forensic Evaluation Service, Oregon State Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University

Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind

David Linden, Ph.D.

MARCH 27, 2017

David Linden, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience, the Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Putting it all together

Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.

APRIL 4, 2017

Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Sleep and Cognition
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center