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Brain Storm Series

Cognitive Perception & Neurodiversity

2023-03-29 18:30:00 2023-03-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Brain Storm Series Explore the diversity in human perceptual systems with Matthew Jacobs of the Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies. Central Branch - Meeting Room 1

Wednesday, March 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-29 18:30:00 2023-03-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Brain Storm Series Explore the diversity in human perceptual systems with Matthew Jacobs of the Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies. Central Branch - Meeting Room 1

Central Branch

Meeting Room 1

Explore the diversity in human perceptual systems with Matthew Jacobs of the Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies.

Matthew Jacobs of the Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies gives a basic introduction to cognitive perception and then explores the diversity in human perceptual systems. You'll enjoy illusions, fascinating research, advocacy, and even a little philosophy.

Matt worked in an organization called Open Minds, Silicon Valley where he collaborated with neurodivergent self-advocates on a mission to make education to more accessible for all. Graduating from the University of California Santa Cruz with a BA in Cognitive Science and a minor in computer science, Matt worked in the High Level Perception Lab under Professor Nicolas Davidenko. Currently, Matt is working under Professor Stephen H. Scott where he researches sensorimotor systems. 

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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | New Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning |

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