Louisiana State University

Neuroscience Lecture

Harvard professor and neuroscientist Daniel Schacter will be speaking at the LSU Digital Media Center Theater (340 E Parker Blvd) on Thursday April 4 at 6PM. Dr. Schacter is a leading expert in the study of memory, especially brain mechanisms. His work can be found found in leading scientific journals including Nature Neuroscience, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Neuron, PNAS, and the Journal of Neuroscience, amongst others. Many of Dr. Schacter‘s ideas are summarized in his 1996 book, Searching for Memory, and his 2001 book, The Seven Sins of Memory, both named Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times and both winners of the American Psychological Association’s William James Book Award. Dr. Schacter has also received a number of awards for his research, including the Warren Medal from the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the American Psychological Association.  He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

This event is part of the Brain Science Speaker Series organized by LSU MIND (Multidisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience Discovery). Stay tuned for future speakers at www.lsu.edu/mind/speaker-series

Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

Louisiana Digital Media Center, Theater