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Mind Puzzles

What if our soundest, most reasonable judgments are beyond our control? Are the feelings of being rational and having free will generated by conscious decisions or involuntary brain mechanisms? Is there a way to resolve the conflict between our innate biology and our traditional beliefs?

Join Dr. Burton as he takes us on a journey into the mysteries of the brain and what makes us human.


In Association with Wonderfest

August 13, 2014

Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, 94303
United States

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Robert Burton

M.D., Former Chief of Neurology, Mt. Zion, UCSF; Author, A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves

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Tucker Hiatt

Founding Director, Wonderfest—Moderator