Debunking the modern mythology of the brain

7:30pm-9:30pm, May 31, 2018

HR MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC
Series: 
Universe of the Brain Lecture Series
Presenter: 
Dr. Liisa Galea & Dr. Julie Robillard

Are you left brained or right brained, or is that even a thing? Will champagne improve your memory? Can you really beat depression with a walk in the woods? Discover what’s fact and what’s fake with neuroscientists Dr. Liisa Galea and Dr. Julie Robillard. Enjoy an evening of lively discussion as these leading researchers debunk the modern mythology of the human brain and teach you how to separate peer-reviewed fact from creative nonfiction.

The Universe of the Brain lecture series is a collaboration between The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. Take part in an interactive evening on the universe of the mind, and come away with a better understanding of your brain through a dialogue with leading experts on neuroscience, plus state-of-the-art visuals, all under the dome of the planetarium star theatre.

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Past Events

Jun 28-30, 2018

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to join the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP) for the 41st annual meeting in Vancouver this month.

7:30pm-9:30pm, May 31, 2018

Are you left brained or right brained, or is that even a thing? Will champagne improve your memory? Can you really beat depression with a walk in the woods?

4:00pm-6:00pm, May 12, 2018

8:30am-5:00pm, May 7, 2018

9:00am-3:00pm, Apr 14, 2018

Lunch will be provided (gluten-free and non-gluten-free options).

7:00pm-9:30pm, Apr 11, 2018

Professor Vesna Sossi will examine how positron emission tomography (PET) imaging has contributed to better understanding of the brain

12:00pm-1:30pm, Mar 15, 2018

Join host Dr. Tim Inglis and visiting speaker Dr. Andy Murray for a special talk. 

Title: The vestibular system as a gateway to motor circuits

5:30pm-7:30pm, Mar 13, 2018

Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where are we going?

1:00pm-7:30pm, Nov 25, 2017

Join us in celebration as we commemorate 20 years of neuroscience research and brain health discovery at the University of British Columbia.