The Workings of the Brain Remain Mysterious. Learn How They All Serve a Purpose.
Monday, March 20
The Criminal Brain – Octavio Choi, M.D., Ph.D., Oregon State Hospital, OHSU
Why do some people gravitate toward repeated criminality? Is morality a genetically inherited function of the brain, like mathematical ability?
Monday, March 27
Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart and Mind- David Linden, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
How do our brain’s dedicated center for pleasure and emotional touch affect how we interact with others? Our body’s touch circuits are a complex and often counterintuitive system that affects everything from social interactions to general health and development.
Tuesday, April 4
Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Putting It All Together - Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.
What do our brains do while we sleep? Is there a scientific reason we dream and how does it all tie into retaining and processing new memories and skills?
All lectures take place at the Newmark Theatre in Portland and begin at 7 p.m.
To learn more, visit http://www.ohsubrain.com/bas or call 800-273-1530.