Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Robert Burton, M.D., Former Chief of Neurology, Mt. Zion, UCSF; Author, A Skeptic’s Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves
What if our soundest, most reasonable judgments are beyond our control? Are the feelings of being rational and having free will generated by conscious decisions or involuntary brain mechanisms? Is there a way to resolve the conflict between our innate biology and our traditional beliefs? Join Dr. Burton as he takes us on a journey into the mysteries of the brain and what makes us human.
Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing
Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: In Association with Wonderfest
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