Past Event

Presidential Scholars Research Symposium

February 13, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Jerome L. Greene Science Center, 3227 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 (9th Floor Lecture Hall)

The Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience (PSSN) Research Symposium will feature presentations from two of our scholars, Federica Coppola and Noam Zerubavel, and their faculty mentors from psychology, psychiatry, law, epidemiology, and sociology. The speakers will discuss their current cross-disciplinary research and findings. 

Federica Coppola, 2017 Presidential Scholar
Humanizing Crime in a World of Punishment: When Criminal Justice Meets Social and Affective Neuroscience
Respondents: Paul Appelbaum (Psychiatry & Law), Geraldine Downey (Psychology), Jeffrey A. Fagan (Law & Epidemiology)

Noam Zerubavel, 2017 Presidential Scholar
No Mind is an Island: Neural Foundations of Social Relations in Real-world Groups
Respondents: Peter Bearman (Sociology), Daphna Shohamy (Psychology & Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute)

Pamela Smith, Seth Low Professor of History, Director of the Center for Science and Society, and Chair of Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience

Please note, this event is open to Columbia University affiliates with a valid University ID and their guests only. Registration is required.

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