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TALK: Listening and the Semiosphere: How Our Individual Brains Build Shared Worlds

January 14, 2016 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

TALK: Listening and the Semiosphere: How Our Individual Brains Build Shared Worlds

Seth Horowitz  (The Listening Program)
Thursday, January 14, 2016/4:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

Seth Horowitz is a neuroscientist whose work in comparative and human hearing, balance and sleep research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and NASA. He has taught classes in animal behavior, neuroethology, brain development, the biology of hearing, and the musical mind. As chief neuroscientist at NeuroPop, Inc., he applies basic research to real world auditory applications and works extensively on educational outreach with The Engine Institute, a non-profit devoted to exploring the intersection between science and the arts. His book The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind was released by Bloomsbury in September 2012.

Sponsored by the IHC series The Humanities and the Brain.

 

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