The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Is the human brain unique? Yes and no

Vilayanur Ramachandran (University of California at San Diego)

When: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 3:00pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Berg Auditorium, 100 Life Sciences, C3860 Hershey
Name: Suchismita Sen
Phone: 863-8940

Starting from clinical neurology and a condition called synesthesia Ramachandran will speculate on the origin of certain  abilities ( such as creativity) and certain brain structures that are unique to humans but evolved  from  pre-existing neural structures that  originally served other functions.

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