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Public lecture to explore intersection of economics, human behavior, and brain science

WHAT: Explore how human behavior, and its biological bases, drives the economy at Neuroscience 2011, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. What role does human decision-making play in driving modern markets, currencies, and stocks? How does our understanding of the biological mechanisms of reward anticipation, risk-taking, and emotion play out in our financial decisions?

Join economist Robert Shiller, PhD, economist and author of "Animal Spirits: How Human Behavior Drives The Economy" and leading neuroscientists for the annual Dialogues between Neuroscience and Society presentation. Past participants have included the Dalai Lama, actress Glenn Close, architect Frank Gehry, and choreographer Mark Morris.

WHO: Robert Shiller, PhD, economist and author

Susan Amara, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, President, Society for Neuroscience

Wolfram Schultz, MD, PhD, University of Cambridge

Antonio Rangel, PhD, California Institute of Technology

ABOUT: The Dialogues event is free and open to the public with registration during Neuroscience

2011, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. More than 30,000 attendees from around the globe are expected to attend to share more than 16,000 emerging scientific discoveries, as well as visit an exhibit hall featuring more than 600 companies and nonprofits.

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 12, 11a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place NW

Washington, DC

REGISTER: Media registration is required for Neuroscience 2011 and can be accessed online at Contact for more information.


Contact: Kat Snodgrass
Society for Neuroscience

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