Current Public Lectures
The Nineteenth UCI Distinguished Lecture
on Brain, Learning and Memory
Dates for the 2013 Lecture Series are:
Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
The Distracted Mind
Our brains, despite remarkable capabilities, have distinct limitations. Dr. Gazzaley explores how our brains manage the river of data that constantly floods it, how its capacities can be exceeded, the consequences of this on our performance, and if a solution to the distracted mind is harnessed within our own brains.
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Dr. Leslie M. Thompson
University of California, Irvine
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
The treatment of human brain diseases: Insights from the study of Huntington's disease
Huntington’s disease is a devastating genetic neurodegenerative disease that typically strikes in the prime of life with symptoms ranging from changes in movement to dementia. Dr. Thompson will describe the disease and ways that scientists are researching treatments and applying these insights to diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases
Late arrivals may not be seated, so please arrive early.
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