CNS Book Club

February 18, 2021
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

The February Book Club will focus on Robert Sapolsky’s “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst”   2/18: Dr. Geoff Goodwin will lead a discussion on Chapter 13, Moral Psychology   Join Here:

Biology Seminar: Laura Sanchez

February 18, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Visualizing chemistry in microbial biofilms Seminar with Dr. Laura Sanchez   A bacterial biofilm is a physiological state bacteria enter when adjusting to changes in the surrounding environment. Pathogenic bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Vibrio cholerae, utilize biofilms as a mechanism to aid in surface adhesion, increase proliferation, and institute colonization. Biofilms also allow […]

Andy Tan Annenberg School for Communication University of Pennsylvania   Advancing Communication Science to Address Tobacco-Related Health Disparities   Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths and illnesses in the United States and globally. Sexual, racial, ethnic minorities, young adults, and populations from rural areas and lower socioeconomic positions are disproportionately impacted by […]

Cristina Bicchieri, University of Pennsylvania   Norm Nudging and Social Inferences Click here to join!   Abstract: ¬†Norms and nudges are both popular types of interventions. Recent years have seen the rise of `norm-nudges’ – nudges whose mechanism of action relies on social norms, providing or eliciting social expectations. Norm-nudges can be powerful interventions, but […]