Understanding the Mind

In this roundtable discussion,  we will explore the amazing science behind the human mind. From neuroscience to the philosophy of the mind we will have an open conversation about promising advances in new fields of knowledge, and different approaches to the human psyche.

Understanding the Mind 

Monday April 18, 2016, 3-5 pm, at 228 Battelle-Tompkins Hall


We are fascinated by the brain and what neuroscience is discovering about it.  At this faculty forum, a distinguished literary critic and historian of science, a leading expert on neuroscience and the pre-frontal cortex, and an eloquent professor of communications, with expertise on the philosophy of mind, discuss some of the promising new approaches to the brain and mind.

Join us for this interdisciplinary roundtable discussion!

Participants in the discussion: 

Moderator: Richard Sha, Professor of Literature, American University
George Rousseau, Professor of History, Oxford
Jane Hall, Professor of Communications, American University
Mark Laubach, Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, American University
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