Dr. Michael Gazzaniga, Professor of Psychology at UC Santa Barbara, Director of the Sage Center for the Study of the Mind and one of the founders of the field of cognitive neuroscience, will discuss his new book,Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience recounts his decades-long journey to understand how the separate spheres of our brains communicate and miscommunicate with their separate agendas.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015; 6:30 p.m.
Presented by Friends of the Semel Institute
Admission is free, but reservations required. RVSP HERE.
Dr. Gazzaniga is the Director of UCSB’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He is also the president of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, the founding director of the MacArthur Foundation’s Law and Neuroscience Project and the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, and a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences. He received a Ph.D. in Psychobiology from the California Institute of Technology. He is the author of numerous books including The Social Brain, Mind Matters, Nature’s Mind, Who’s In Charge, and What Makes Us Human.
The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing state-of-the-art research and treatment for illnesses of the mind and brain.