Halloween 2018 – Neuroscience of Werewolves

Better late than never, it's Halloween 2018! I am delighted to present Halloween 2018 Science in the City at Pacific Science Center: Welcome New Werewolves. Enjoy fun learning about senses, motor control, comparative anatomy, and selections from the variety of tough, hilarious questions from the audience. https://youtu.be/AtV22zcTYhU If you're an author, and you use some …

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Introduction to Neural Engineering

Through my involvement with the CSNE at UW, I was able to teach a six-week course on neural engineering for high school students in summer 2016 and again in 2017. I've now turned that live course into an online version, which includes six hours of video lectures, instructions for three hands-on demos, homework assignments, and …

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Science of Frankenstein – Halloween at Pacific Science Center 2017

I was lucky enough last year to talk about the neuroscience of zombies at Pacific Science Center. And this year I had the delight that they let me come back to talk about the science of Frankenstein! I discussed the neuroscience of Frankenstein's creature, some of the scientific advancements he would have had to make …

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Proof – all the info, in one place!

Proof is a play about mathematicians. Who better to play mathematicians than mathematicians? (And scientists, engineers, medical professionals, science writers, and more!) Our cast of STEMM professionals will be performing Pulitzer and Tony winner Proof, about the struggles of math, education, and mental illness. After the show, you'll get to hear from the cast about what …

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It’s 2017, where’s my cyborg?

Last week my lab mate James and I gave a talk at the Pacific Science Center on the present and future of brain-computer interfaces. It was pretty rad. I'm sorry we missed you there (unless you came, in which case thanks for finding my website!) but you can still check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVOYpDWT8Qk and …

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