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Neuroscience: Using neuroscience to build a healthy community

While it might sound strange at first, a child’s developing brain has certain expectations from its environment. Consistent and responsive care are important for a healthy child...

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Neuroscience: How experiences influence brain function and long-term health

It has been said that “it takes a village to raise a child” and understanding neuroscience can be one of the building blocks for that village. How important are relationships,...

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Neuroscience: What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important?

What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important to how our brains function? Researchers who study neuroscience and behavior have discovered that one of the biggest...

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Three-part Zoom series on neuroscience and behavior launches in March

How your brain works impacts not only your behavior, but also your worldview. Early environments and experiences affect the brain and overall health, research has shown....

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Health and Society

Memory As We Grow Older

In this seminar from Reunion 2019, Professor Joshua Koen discusses recent research on memory and aging, and shares tips on what does (and doesn’t) aid memory later in life.

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Magic of the Mind

In this seminar from Reunion 2019, James Brockmole ‘99, Professor of Psychology, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Collegiate Chair, and Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, uses...

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To Believe is Human

The capacity to see beyond what’s in front of our eyes has shaped humanity in profound ways, says Agustín Fuentes, the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, CSC, Professor of Anthropology....

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The Magic of the Mind: Illusion, Misdirection, and Deception in Our Everyday Lives

On stage, magicians create a fantasy of impossibility that audiences are willing to believe to be real. Using real-world examples and demonstrations, this talk explains why we are...

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