<< Week of June 13 >>

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Frontal cortical dynamics during decision-making

Lecture | June 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Alex Kwan, Yale

 Department of Psychology

In a dynamic environment, animals must adjust their action plans to match the behavioral demands. For example, the same sensory stimulus may require different motor responses depending on the context. The mammalian prefrontal cortex is thought to be a central node mediating flexible behavior, however the synaptic and circuit mechanisms remain poorly understood.
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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Career Clinic: Making a Successful Career Transition: Roadmap for Change

Lecture | June 15 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.), Room 505

 Rebecca Andersen, Career Services at the UC Berkeley Information School; RuthAnn Haffke, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

 UC Berkeley Extension

Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best candidate? This workshop will walk participants through each step of making a career transition. Through interactive exercises, we will cover strategies in personal branding, networking, résumé and LinkedIn...   More >


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Science Lecture - Mapping syntactic structure in the brain

Lecture | June 15 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Lydia Majure


We all remember learning sentence diagrams and part-of-speech in grade school, but are those the underlying representations of syntactic structure in the brain? Neuroimaging allows us to answer this and other questions about language by providing a mechanism to test hypotheses about cognitive processes.

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