Konferenser och symposier Brain and Culture Symposium

2019-10-11 9:00 - 16:30 Add to iCal
Campus Solna Aula Medica, Campus Solna

Welcome to the third Brain and Culture symposium at Karolinska Institutet

Join us for a day of lectures and entertainment focusing on culture and health, organised by the Centre for Culture, Cognition and Health at Karolinska Institutet

The symposium is free of charge but please register online below


Confirmed Speakers

Confirmed Speakers:
Robert Zatorre: Music and the reward system - function and dysfunction
Musical pleasure and reward, role of dopamine, clinical relevance
Charles Spence: Gastrophysics: the new science of the table
How vision, odour and taste interact in flavor perception. Relevance for gastronomy.
Yulia Kovas: Gene-environment interplay in education and achievement
Individual differences in learning, education, and achievement and how they depend on gene-environment interplay. Special focus on creative writing.
Dean Simonton: Origins of genius: creativity in science and the arts
Historiometric perspectives on what underlies exceptional creativity and achievement in different fields

The speakers will be followed by a final panel discussion (participants to be confirmed)


The symposium is now fully booked!



A preliminary version of the programme for the symposium can be downloaded below

Download the programme (pdf file)


Lunch restaurants at Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna

Lunch is not provided, but there are a good selection of restaurants on campus

Self catering, restaurants and cafés on campus



The Symposium is organised by the Centre for Culture, Cognition and Health at Karolinska Institutet

Contact information for the Centre for Culture, Cognition and Health