Visitor Speaker: Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, UC San Diego
Director, Heart for Mind and Cognition
This lecture is a part of the Heart of Interdisciplinary Science for Artwork, Structure and Archaelogy (CISA3) new exhibition entitled ‘Masters of Fireplace: Hereditary Bronze Casters of South India’. CISA3 is a part of the California Institute of Telecommunications and Data Know-how (Calit2).
V.S. Ramachandran is Director of the Heart for Mind and Cognition and Professor with the Psychology Division and Neurosciences Program on the College of California, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor of Biology on the Salk Institute. Ramachandran initially educated as a health care provider and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. from Trinity Faculty on the College of Cambridge. Ramachandrans early work was on visible notion however he’s greatest recognized for his experiments in behavioral neurology which, regardless of their obvious simplicity, have had a profound affect on the best way we take into consideration the mind. He has been referred to as The Marco Polo of neuroscience by Richard Dawkins and The trendy Paul Broca by Eric Kandel.