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“The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Science and the Scientific Method in Popular Imagination,” a public lecture in context of the “Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience” project (October 25, 2017)

The Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to partner with Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience. In the last academic year this initiative created 16 works of art in collaboration between graduate students in the BRaIN Program and undergrad students from the Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts. Although the academic course is in hiatus this year, Convergence is introducing a series of talks showcasing the work of scientists and artists in a crossover of disciplines between the sciences and the arts.

On Wednesday, October 25, the Convergence Sci-Art/Art-Sci Conferences Series presents a talk by Trevor Butterworth, the Director of Sense About Science USA and 2016 Trottier Public Science Symposium speaker, entitled “The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Science and the Scientific Method in Popular Imagination.” The lecture will focus on how the reciprocal influences of science, art and media affect the general population.


Please contact Dr. Cristian Zaelzer at info@convergenceinitiative.org for details, or visit Convergence, Perceptions of Neuroscience website: www.convergenceinitiative.org

Where: Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC, 1650 Cedar Av, L7-140

When: October 25, 6 to 7 p.m.

Speaker: Trevor Butterworth, Executive Director of Sense About Science USA

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Important: Please note that this event will be filmed and recorded.

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