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Secret Science Club presents Neuroscientist Carl Schoonover on”How to Look Inside the Brain”

Feb 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

| Free
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Mardi Gras!We’ve got big brains for Fat Tuesday.

Spectacular data. Exquisite images. At the next Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Carl Schoonover presents a wondrous, whirlwind survey of the scientific tools that help us “see” the brain.

With medieval sketches, intricate drawings by Leonardo da Vinci and Santiago Ramón y Cajal, and new images of neuronal architectures revealed by microscopes,electrophysiological instruments, and MRI machines, Dr. Schoonover illuminates the brain’s gorgeous complexities and some of neuroscience’s most brilliant achievements.

Carl Schoonover is a postdoctoral fellow int he Axel laboratory at Columbia University, where he studies the neural circuitry of odor-driven behaviors. He is the author of Portraits of the Mind, has written for the New York Times, Le Figaro, and ScientificAmerican, and co-founded NeuWrite, a collaborative working group forscientists, writers, and those in between. His radio program on WKCR89.9FM, focuses on opera, postwar classical music, and their relationship to the brain.

Before & After
–Light up your brain with our cocktail of the night, the Golgi Method
–Sway to serotonin-enhanced grooves
–Stick around for the synapse-stimulating Q&A!

Details

Date:
Feb 17, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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