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Apr
24
Mon
William T. Grant Scholars Program
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Updated for 2017, our new William T. Grant Scholars application guide is now available online. The Scholars Program is a career development award tailored to early-career researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. The online application will open on April 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST. All applications must be received by July 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST.

 

May
5
Fri
Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny Webcast
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Join the live webcast!  “Extraordinary Variations of the Human Mind: Lessons for Anthropogeny” is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) and the Kavli Institute for Brain & Mind (KIBM) on Friday, May 5th (1:00-5:30 pm PT), co-chaired by Daniel Geschwind (UCLA School of Medicine) and Isabelle Peretz (Univ of Montreal).

The human mind is one of the features that makes our species unusual, and any narrative of our origins must include explanations for how our mental facilities were generated by genetic and cultural evolutionary processes.  Comparative studies with other species and direct studies of how the typical human brain creates the mind are valuable approaches.  However, many useful clues can also be gleaned from studying extraordinary variations of the human mind.  This symposium brings together experts who have pursued in-depth explorations of some of these variations.

Access the live webcast here on May 5:
https://carta.anthropogeny.org/events/extraordinary-variations-human-mind-lessons-anthropogeny