Past Event

Dr. VS Ramachandran: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human

Thu, Jan 27 2011 - 7:00pm

Dr. V.S. Ramachandran

Director, Center for Brain and Cognition, UC San Diego; Author, The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Quest for What Makes Us Human

Unlock the deepest mysteries of the human brain with the man Richard Dawkins has dubbed the “Marco Polo of neuroscience.” Ramachandran reveals intriguing and profound insights into the evolution of the human brain tracing back the strange links between neurology and behavior. With innovative approaches to answer age-old questions, Ramachandran takes on exciting and controversial topics including new directions for treating autism.

Location: Silicon Valley Bank, 3005 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara 
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID) 
Also know: Photo by Beatrice Ring