Penn graduate students, postdocs, and RAs are invited to lunch with Penn faculty. Not a talk – they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served.   Sara Manning Peskin, Neurology resident and essayist (New York Times, Huffington Post): Science and Writing   Location: 200 Goddard Labs

Negotiating your job offer and starting a lab MindCORE Professional Development Series   We are excited to announce that we are launching the MindCORE Professional Development Series, formerly known as SCIPS (Successful Careers in Psychological Science). Our mission is to support and enhance the professional development of trainees within MindCORE.

CNS Talk Series: Molly Crockett

December 6, 2018
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

2018-2019 Center for Neuroscience and Society (CNS) Talk Series: Drugs, the Brain and Society   The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University   Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street   A discussion and reception will follow the lecture.

Kevin Zollman Department of Philosophy Carnegie Mellon University   The concept of “signal” in biological and social sciences   “Signals” are a conceptual apparatus in many scientific disciplines. Biologists inquire about the evolution of signals, economists talk about the signaling function of purchases and prices, and philosophers discuss the conditions under which signals acquire meaning. […]