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The Pygmalion Festival: Keynote Speaker, Dr. Robert Sapolsky

As part of the Pygmalion Festival, the Tech component will showcase keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Sapolsky. The humor and humanity he brings to sometimes-sobering subject matter make Dr. Sapolsky a fascinating speaker. He lectures widely on topics as diverse as stress and stress-related diseases, baboons, the biology of our individuality, the biology of religious belief, the biology of memory, schizophrenia, depression, aggression, and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Sapolsky is a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, and a research associate with the Institute of Primate Research at the National Museum of Kenya. Read more about Dr. Sapolsky at

Event Details

Colwell Playhouse
Th Sep 22, 2016 - 6:30pm