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Origins of Neural Networks

October 27, 2017, 4:00 PM5:30 PM


Animals — from worms to humans — have brains. Our human brains are clearly special: we have evolved speech, culture, dance, language, song. Is the origin of our human brain special, or do these abilities that make us human share a common history with other mammals? Or flies? Or worms? We’ll talk about some of the recent discoveries and controversies about the origin(s) of brains and what this knowledge may tell us about human behavior. Join Assistant Professor of Biology Josh Martin for this special Science, Technology, and Society lecture.

Location: Room 100, Lovejoy Bldg., Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville.


October 27, 2017
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Hobby Lobby
130 Elm Plaza
Waterville, ME
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