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Public lecture, press room, Twitter, and more: CNS 2015 conference only 2 weeks away

March 2015 media advisory

Cognitive Neuroscience Society

The 22nd annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) in San Francisco is only 2 weeks away! It will feature the latest research on neuroprosthetics, aging, memory, language and learning -- in 50+ talks and 1,000+ posters. You can download the full program or view the schedule online.

Check the 2015 meeting blog for talk previews and ongoing coverage and press releases during the meeting. And follow the meeting on Twitter: @CogNeuroNews #CNS2015

Don't miss the keynote talk, free and open to the public, March 28, 2-3:30pm:

What can neuroscience possibly tell us about art? In this talk, Dr. Anjan Chatterjee, Chief of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital, will discuss findings that reveal the brain networks engaged when we respond to beauty and art. He'll consider the uneasy relationship between scientific aesthetics and the humanities, dispel critiques, and acknowledge limitations of "neuroaesthetics." Finally, he'll offer a new way to think about why we are now - and perhaps have always been - surrounded by these mysterious objects that we call art.

For journalists attending the meeting, please visit the pre-registration desk to pick up your press badge.

The Press Room will be in Seacliff C at the Hyatt Regency. It will have Wi-Fi for working journalists. Hours for the Press Room will be:

  • Saturday, March 28: 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Sunday, March 29: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Monday, March 30: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 31: 9:00am-5:00pm

Please note that journalists will need to use their own laptops and will be responsible for their own belongings.

Journalists can register onsite for the meeting but will need to present press credentials. Or pre-register now!

Hope to see you in San Francisco!


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