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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

13th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day |  The California Endowment

 2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612

 Public Health, School of

This international event provides researchers, faculty, students, and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations, from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Optimal sensors in random environments

Seminar | June 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall

 Sarah Marzen, MIT

 Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills

The efficient coding hypothesis has revolutionized theoretical neuroscience. I would argue that it is best understood using rate-distortion theory. I use rate-distortion theory to inspire a simple model of sensory adaptation. In randomly drawn, fluctuating environments, this model suggests that neurogenesis in sensory regions is unnecessary and predicts that biological sensors are poised to just...   More >

Forest Bathing with Hana Lee Goldin

Workshop | June 20 | 1-3:30 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing has demonstrated benefits for stress reduction and cognitive function. Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and opening up our senses, we may begin to notice incredible things that may have eluded us for our whole lives.

$40 / $35 UCBG Members and UC students, faculty and staff

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