Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Conference/Symposium | June 18 – 21, 2018 every day | The California Endowment
2000 Franklin Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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.
Seminar | June 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 560 Evans Hall
Sarah Marzen, MIT
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 >
Workshop | June 20 | 1-3:30 p.m. | UC 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