Chargement Évènements

« Tous les Évènements

  • Cet évènement est passé

Séminaire – Suzana Herculano-Houzel

vendredi 26 avril 2019 / 11:30

Life slows down with more neurons in the cerebral cortex

Abstract :

Suzana Herculano-Houzel is a Brazilian-born neuroscientist and associate professor at Vanderbilt University, where she studies what different brains are made of, what changes (or doesn’t change) with different brain sizes, how much energy they cost, and what difference does all that make – especially in the context of how human brains compare to others. She has a TED talk on what makes the human brain special (if anything), and recently published a trade book, The Human Advantage, telling the back story to her research on human and elephant brains – and how cooking allowed us into existence.

She is also the author of a biweekly column on the neuroscience of everyday life for Folha de São Paulo, the major newspaper in Brazil. Going on to its 11th year, the column has featured over 270 appearances since 2006. Suzana is also the author of six other books (in Portuguese) on the neuroscience of everyday life, including Our Daily BrainSex, Drugs, Rock’n’Roll… and ChocolateWhy is Yawning Catching? and Drops of Neuroscience for a Better Life.

She lives in Nashville, TN, with her husband, son and two dogs.

Prochainement

  1. Cajal course : Biosensors and actuators for cellular and systems neuroscience

    mardi 25 juin 2019 - mardi 9 juillet 2019

    Les séminaires sont ouverts à tous.

  2. Conférence Labex Trail – Goran Angelovski

    vendredi 28 juin 2019 / 14:30

    Molecular fMRI with Bioresponsive Probes

  3. Atout neurones

    samedi 29 juin 2019 / 14:00 - 20:00

    Tournoi de bridge au profit de la recherche sur le cerveau et conférence d'Olivier Nicole (IMN)

  4. Séminaire – Anne Brunet

    mardi 2 juillet 2019 / 11:30

    Understanding and modeling aging

  5. Séminaire – Stephanie Borgland

    vendredi 5 juillet 2019 / 11:00 - 12:00

    Diet induced plasticity in the orbitofrontal cortex: implications for overeating

Détails

Date :
vendredi 26 avril 2019
Heure :
11:30
Catégorie d’Évènement: