’Beauty in the Brain: Towards a Neuroscience of Art’ - Jean Pierre Changeux

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The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Invites you to
Jean-Pierre Changeux
“Beauty in the brain: Towards a Neuroscience of Art”

January 26, 2012
4:00-5:00 pm lecture
CASBS Main Meeting Room
75 Alta Rd
Stanford, CA 94035

Wine and cheese reception immediately following

Jean-Pierre Changeux is a French neuroscientist known for his research in biology, from the structure and function of proteins to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions.

He is known in the non-scientific world for his ideas regarding the connection between mind and physical brain. His book "Conversations on Mind, Matter and Mathematics" supports the view of the nervous system as active rather than reactive and that interaction with the environment, rather than instruction, results in the selection of preexisting internal representations.

Pre-registration is required and seats are limited
Please reply to casbs-events@stanford.edu

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specific problems.
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