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February 2018

Presidential Scholars Research Symposium

February 12, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Jerome L. Greene Science Center, Columbia University, 3227 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Our 2016 Presidential Scholars will discuss their cross-disciplinary research and new findings on topics in Society and Neuroscience.

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Science! The Musical

February 23, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10.00 - $15.00

"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Science! The Musical

February 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10.00 - $15.00

"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Science! The Musical

February 24, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10.00 - $15.00

"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Science! The Musical

February 25, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10.00 - $15.00

"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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Science! The Musical

February 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$10.00 - $15.00

"Science! The Musical" is a new musical about life in the lab written by Presidental Scholar in Society and Neuroscience scholar Andrew Goldman and directed by Jenna Hoffman. Follow the story of Janice, a first-year Ph.D. student, who has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn't written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!? Andrew Goldman…

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March 2018

Evidence and Theory in Neuroscience – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

March 5, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This seminar, organized by Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, will explore the relationship between theory and evidence in the field of neuroscience. The speakers will provide their perspectives from a wide range of fields and disciplines including neurology, psychiatry, philosophy, and economics.

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April 2018

Responsibility, Punishment, and Psychopathy: At the Crossroads of Law, Neurocriminology, and Philosophy – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

April 9, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Three leading experts in neurocriminology, law, and philosophy will discuss recent neuroscientific findings in psychopathy research. The speakers will consider how these findings might contribute to the reconsideration of the responsibility of psychopathic offenders and how criminal justice should optimally respond to individuals suffering from such a controversial disorder.

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Presidential Scholars Research Symposium: 3rd-Year Presentations and Reception

April 30, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Jerome L. Greene Science Center, Columbia University, 3227 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 United States
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This event will include final presentations from 3rd-year Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, who will be completing the program this June.  Please join us to learn more about their projects, accomplishments, and their experiences engaging in interdisciplinary research at Columbia and beyond.

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May 2018

What Can Neuroscience Contribute to Economics? – Seminars in Society and Neuroscience

May 7, 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The speaker and respondents will discuss the best uses of neuroscience in economics research and how they can be further refined and improved. Furthermore, the participants will consider what the future holds for our understanding of the human mind and the implications for economics and the decision sciences.

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