CNI seminar: Long Ding

March 12, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Long Ding Department of Neuroscience University of Pennsylvania   The caudate nucleus and reward-biased visual decisions   Decision making is a complex process that interprets sensory information within the context of reward contingency, task goal and intrinsic bias, etc. How and where this process is implemented in the brain remain unclear. The basal ganglia have […]

Location: Tedori Family Auditorium, Ground Floor Levin Building (425 S. University Avenue)   Jen Christiansen Senior Graphics Editor Scientific American   Science Graphics: What, Why, When and How   What are science-centric information graphics? Why are they useful? When should they be produced, and how does one go about creating them? Jen will answer these […]

The 2018-2019 Center for Neuroscience and Society (CNS) Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our lectures are free to attend, but due to limited seating, please rsvp to:   Thursday, March 14 Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics Roland Griffiths, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns […]

Location: Room 357 Levin Building   Eugen Dimant Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program University of Pennsylvania   When a Nudge Backfires: Using Observation with Social and Economic Incentives to Promote Pro-Social Behavior   Both theory and recent empirical evidence on nudging suggests that observability of behavior acts as an instrument for promoting (discouraging) pro-social (anti-social) […]

Terry Jernigan Professor of Cognitive Science, Psychiatry, and Radiology Director, Center for Human Development Co-Director, ABCD Study Coordinating Center UCSD   Developmental Population Neuroscience and the ABCD Study   In the last decade, increasingly large-scale studies with a focus on the developing mind and brain have been launched in an effort to expand and update […]