Past Event

Does Practice Make Perfect? How the Brain Learns Language in a Social World

September 21, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
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Event Description:

How does the brain practice, evaluate, and perform complex skills? What allows us to learn something as intricate as comprehending and producing language? In this pair of talks by two experts in related but different fields, our speakers will discuss the neuroscience of language in a world where so much depends on social communication. 

Event Speakers:

  • Karen Froud, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education, Teachers College
  • Vikram Gadagkar, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Columbia University
  • Moderated by Raphaël Millière, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, Columbia University

Event Information: 

Registration is required. RSVP by Monday, September 19, 2022. This event will also be live-streamed. For more information about this event, please contact the Zuckerman Institute at [email protected]

This talk is part of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture series, offered free to the public to enhance understanding of the biology of the mind and the complexity of human behavior. The lectures are hosted by Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.