Video: Mind Sciences & the Election with Ryan Enos

SALMS hosted Ryan Enos at Harvard Law School on October 11, 2012, for a talk entitled “Mitt Romney Is Really, Really Good Looking: Do Attractiveness and Other Trivial Things Affect Elections?” The talk was part of the Mind Sciences & the Election series, which was cosponsored by American Constitution Society, HLS Republicans, HLS Democrats, and the Black […]

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Video: Mind Sciences & the Election with George Marcus

SALMS hosted George Marcus at Harvard Law School on October 4, 2012, titled “Conventional Wisdoms Versus Affective Intelligence: How Elections Are Really Won and Lost.” The talk was part of the Mind Sciences & the Election series, which is cosponsored by American Constitution Society, HLS Republicans, HLS Democrats, and the Black Law Students Association. Click […]

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Video: Daria Roithmayr at SALMS: “The Evolution of Legal Punishment”

SALMS hosted Daria Roithmayr at Harvard Law School on April 2, 2012 for a talk titled “The Evolution of Legal Punishment.” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Daria Roithmayr video

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Video: Paul Bloom at SALMS: “Do Babies Have a Sense of Morality and Justice? Is Kindness Genetic or Learned?”

SALMS hosted Paul Bloom at Harvard Law School on February 20, 2012 for a talk titled “Do Babies Have a Sense of Morality and Justice? Is Kindness Genetic or Learned?” Click the link below to watch the video – enjoy! Paul Bloom video

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SALMS Announces Fall 2012 Schedule

SALMS is excited to announce its Speakers Series slate for Fall 2012. All of the following talks will take place at noon in Austin North unless otherwise noted. Jon Hanson, Harvard Law School, “What Is ‘Law and Mind Sciences’ and Why Does It Matter?” – Monday, Sept. 24, Austin East George Marcus, Williams College Political Science, […]

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MBB: Dennett, Greene, & Pinker – Friday 3pm

The Harvard Society for Mind, Brain and Behavior presents: A Battle of Wills: A discussion on free will, with professors Daniel Dennett, Joshua Greene, and Steven Pinker   What is free will? Do we have it? How can we coherently speak about it? How should ideas about free will impact our ideas of moral responsibility?   Join us for a symposium on these questions and more, featuring world-renowned professors […]

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MBB Annual Distinguished Lecture Series – Patricia Kuhl – April 3 and 4

Dear MBB Friends, We hope you will join us for the MBB Distinguished Lectures next Tuesday and Wednesday!  These lectures are open to everyone, so please feel free to share this announcement with your department.  And please feel free to post the attached flyer.     Patricia K. Kuhl, Ph.D. Co-Director, Institute for Learning & […]

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Lecture by Randolph Nesse on Evolutionary Medicine – Thursday

zv7qrnb Evolutionary Medicine at 20: Not yet Mature, but on the Way Lecture with Randolph Nesse THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 6:00 PM Randolph Nesse, Director of the Evolution & Human Adaptation Program at University of Michigan, is one of the nation’s foremost researchers in the emergent field of Darwinian medicine—the application of modern evolutionary theory to […]

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“Memory of the Future” seminar with Daniel Schacter – March 5 at 5:30

On top of SALMS hosting Jennifer Lerner at noon tomorrow (March 5), there’s an interesting, sort of wild sounding MBB talk at 5:30: The Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, & Behavior (HSMBB) invites you to join in its first Academic Seminar Series with Professor Daniel Schacter Academic Seminar: “Memory of the Future” Monday, March 5th […]

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William James Lecture Series: Ned Block – four talks

From Sean Kelly: Dear All, I am pleased to announce the resurrection of the William James Lectures, which will be given this year in the Department of Philosophy at Harvard for the first time since the 1980s. Our distinguished William James Lecturer during the spring semester is Visiting Professor Ned Block (NYU). Professor Block’s public […]

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