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Inside Science: Brain Science
Make the Most of Your Memory: The Science and Strategies You Need To Remember

Memory is critical to every insight and idea we will ever have. And the better memory is, the better the mind functions. Peter Vishton, associate professor in the department of psychology at William and Mary, shares the science of how human memory functions and how we can enhance memory and reduce forgetfulness.

Date
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Mindshift: Learning How To Learn

This evening, Barbara Oakley shares insights into how everyone can learn how to learn, no matter your age or stage of life.  You’ll walk away with practical tools based on solid research—and you’ll have fun along the way!

Date
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:45 p.m.
How the Brain Works

Neuroscientist Moran Cerf looks at how the brain influences behavior, emotion, decision-making, and dreams. He also offers a new perspective on how much free will we have.

Date
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:45 p.m.