Mon, November 9 2009
Psychology Colloquium: Professor Carol Barnes, University of Arizona
Title: Effects of Aging on Memory and Temporal Lobe Networks
3:30PM in Stiteler Hall room B21. Refreshments will be served at 3:00PM in Stiteler Hall's Silverstein Forum.
Friday, November 6, 11:00 am
B35, Solomon Labs
TITLE: SPECIFIC, COMMON, AND UNINTENDED FACTORS IN PSYCHOTHERAPY: DESCRIPTIVE AND CORRELATIONAL APPROACHES TO WHAT CREATES CHANGE
On Thursday, November 5th, Professor Brian Knutson of Stanford will be
visiting Penn to give a talk in the Neuroscience & Society lecture
series. Professor Knutson’s research is focused on positive emotion,
reward processing and neuroeconomics, and the title of his talk will be
“Predicting choice with FMRI.” It will be held from 4-5:30 in the G16
room of Irvine Auditorium with a wine and cheese reception to follow. If
you have any questions, please e-mail Leah Fiasca at
Saturday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Department of Neurobiology
Weizmann Institute of Science
Friday, October 16
Synaptic theory of working memory
We recently proposed that short-term working memory could be residing in
selective facilitation of recurrent connections in dedicated neocortical
circuits. This mechanism can account for low persistent firing rates
Dear Friends of the Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society:
We pleased to extend to you an invitation to attend the first public talk in this year's Neuroscience & Society Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania. World-renowned researcher and Penn Distinguished International Scholar, Dr. Barbara Sahakian, will be speaking on "Cognitive Enhancing Drugs: Neuroscience and Society."
Mon, October 5 2009
Psychology Colloquium: Professor Nicki Crick, University of Minnesota
Title: Childhood Aggression and Gender: Boys Will be Boys, But What About Girls?
Mon, September 21 2009
Psychology Colloquium: Professor Kent Berridge, University of Michigan
Title: Delight, Desire and Dread: Limbic Brain Generators
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location: Dunlop Auditorium in Stemmler Hall at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, near 36th
and Spruce Street in Philadelphia. See below for details on location and parking.
Title: Physical Fitness or Obesity: Which Is the More Important Determinant of Health Outcomes?