Neuroscience for a New Age

Interdisciplinary neuroscience and its impact on health, law and business

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Uploaded by Essinova on December 13, 2013

Bill Newsome is the Harman Family Provostial Professor, the director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, and a professor of neurobiology and, by courtesy, of psychology. A leading investigator in sensory and cognitive neuroscience, he teaches graduate and medical courses in neuroscience, and co-teaches an undergraduate course on social and ethical issues in the neurosciences. Professor Newsome's honors include the Rank Prize for Optoelectronics, the Spencer Award for highly original contributions to research in neurobiology, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association, the Dan David Prize and the Karl Lashley Award of the American Philosophical Society.

At Stanford+Connects in Atlanta, Professor Newsome, aka "Bill the Brain Guy," shared three stories about interdisciplinary neuroscience and its impact on health, law and business.

Tags: neuroscience, brain, Bill Newsome, Stanford Neurosciences Institute

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