“Neuromyths I: Don't Believe Everything You Hear”: A public lecture in context of the Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience project (November 24, 2017)
Chloe Soutar is a PhD candidate working in Dr. Hans Dringenberg’s lab at the Centre for Neuroscience Studies at Queen’s University. Her research centres on the role of estradiol as a modulator of synaptic plasticity and learning in the mammalian brain.
The Convergence Sci-Art/Art-Sci Conferences series focuses on the crossover between science, arts and communication. The talks cover such subjects as the influence of media on modern science, the public perception of the scientific method, popular neuroscience misconceptions, the influence of architecture and biology on the medical practice, and science-immersed artistic practice.
Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience is an independent initiative developed in partnership with the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and Concordia University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Convergence is supported by the Canadian Association for Neuroscience, McGill University, and the Montreal General Hospital Foundation.