Hansmann Lecture at Hamilton to Feature Professor of Neuroscience

The David T. McLaughlin Distinguished Professorof Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth College Michael S. Gazzaniga willdeliver the 1997-1998 Ralph E. and Doris M. Hansmann Lecture at HamiltonCollege. Professor Gazzaniga will speak on Thursday, March 5, at 4:10 p.m., inthe Hamilton College Science Auditorium. His talk The Mind's Eye isfree and open to the public.

Professor Gazzaniga has studied epileptic patients who have had neurosurgicaloperations in which the connections between the hemispheres of the brain havebeen disconnected. His creative experiments have revealed importantinformation about the roles of the left and right brain hemispheres in humancognition and consciousness.

Previous speakers in the Hansmann lecture series have included former U.N.undersecretary general Sir Brian Urquhart and current New York state senatorRaymond Meier.

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