Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Neurobiology of Emotions: Defining "Self" Through Literature and Sub-Conscious Emotional Memories

April 19 at 11:30 am to 1 pm[1h 30m]
Melva Lind Interpretive Center

Soup and Sandwich Seminar: Neurobiology of Emotions: Defining "Self" Through Literature and Sub-Conscious Emotional Memories Melva Lind Interpretive Center

Presenter: Dr, Sanjive Qazi, Biology Department

What happens when you hook yourself up to electrodes and read Shakespeare? Dr. Sanjive Qazi tells us about his recent "Neurobiology of Emotions" J-term class in which students directly explored the intersection between arts and science through the study of Shakespeare's plays and models of sub-conscious memory formation in the brain. Through measurement of sub-conscious emotional output using non-invasive devices, the formation of emotional memories can be directly observed in real time while experiencing literature or any art form. Students gain understanding of how emotional memories are formed and attempt to model emotional responses to gain understanding of the sub-conscious self.

RESERVATION AND PRE-PAYMENT REQUIRED

*Meal served at 11:30 a.m. Talk begins at 12:00 p.m. and is over by 1:00 p.m.

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members, $9 for non-members.

Credit card: Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register.

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Write to: arboretum@gustavus.edu or call (507) 933-6181

AudiencePublic
ContactShirley Mellema — 507-933-6181
CategoryGeneral
SponsorLinnaeus Arboretum