Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC)

ABC x NIN lecture - Nancy Kanwisher | MIT Cambridge (MA)

Functional Specificity in the Brain

25Sept2018 12:00 - 13:00


ABC's first lecture in the lecture series 2018/19 will be a joint event, together with NIN.

Nancy Kanwisher will be in Amsterdam in September on the occasion of her receiving the the 2018 C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Do not miss the chance and mark the date of the lecture in your calendar!

Functional Specificity in the Brain

Does the brain use specialized processors to solve complex problems, or does it rely instead on more general-purpose systems?

MIT researcher Nancy Kanwisher seeks to answer this question by discovering a “parts list” for the human mind and brain.

We will share the abstract of the talk soon.



Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Colloquium room, 2nd floor

Meibergdreef 47

1105 BA Amsterdam

Published by  Amsterdam Brain and Cognition (ABC)