Living in the Future: Brains!

Living in the Future: Brains!

September 14, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Where science fiction meets science reality

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Can we bring back the dead? Control machines with our minds? Create human-like robots? Find out how today's neuroscience advances reflect what we've seen on-screen. Sit back, grab some pizza and popcorn, watch a short a clip from a science fiction movie, then hear from brainy scientists and inventors about how close Hollywood’s hopes are to reality!

Presenters:
Andrei Barbu, Research Scientist, Center for Brains, Minds & Machines, MIT
Andres Salazar Gomez, Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Open Learning
Michael Halassa, Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Nataliya Kosmyna, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fluid Interfaces Lab, MIT
Hossein Rahnama, Visiting Assistant Professor, MIT

$12 in advance.
Includes pizza, soda, popcorn
Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; presentations begin at 6:15 p.m.

This event is presented in conjunction with The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal