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Mind Over Molecules: the Biology of Memory

Friday, November 10, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Explore memory’s biological blueprint as Brian Greene and Cristina Alberini probe the science behind our most cherished recollections, and discuss what may be the key to the formation of long-term memories.

This program is part of the Big Ideas series, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.


Brian GreenePhysicist, Author

Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.

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Cristina AlberiniNeuroscientist

Cristina Alberini is a professor of neural science at New York University whose research focuses on the identification and characterization of the biological mechanisms that accompany long-term memory formation, storage …

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