Professor Michael S Gazzaniga: Free: The Science of Mind Constraining Matter

Professor Michael S Gazzaniga

Event details

Lecture Series Theme: Free: The Science of Mind Constraining Matter

Dates: 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 22 October 2009, 5.30pm

Venue: Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge

Biography

Michael Gazzaniga will deliver a Series of Lectures in the University of Edinburgh in 2009-2010. He is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he heads the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He oversees an extensive and broad research programme investigating how the brain enables the mind.

In addition to his position in Santa Barbara, Professor Gazzaniga is also the Director of the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, President of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, and is a member of the President's Council on Bioethics.

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