Upcoming Events

Saturday, June 15, 2019

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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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Remote Control to Switch Neurons On: This presentation will be given in Spanish

Colloquium: Neuroscience Seminar | June 25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 271 Oakland Public Library

 3301 East 12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601

 Miriam Hernandez-Morales, UC Berkeley


The brain is the most complex and fascinating organ because it makes us who we are. The brain produces each of our thoughts, decisions, feelings, learnings, and memories. Humankind has been intrigued for a long time with questions such as: how does the brain work? How are the billion neurons interconnected in a human brain? How is information coded by the neurons? Although we still lack all the...   More >