13 from June 2021 from 12:35 to 13:15

Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM-CSIC) - Microtalks

In person (by prior registration)

Discovering the minds of babies

By Daniela S. Avila-Varela, Childhood Research Laboratory, Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC-UPF).

How do babies acquire language and what mechanisms allow them to understand and predict their environment? Learn about some of the most relevant discoveries in childhood research with this talk open to everyone, including parents with babies.

Brain and behavioural disorders

By Roser Nadal, Institute of Neurosciences of the UAB (INc-UAB).

Behavioural disorders are a group of problems that consist of the alteration of different aspects of behaviour, such as emotional regulation or social cognition. Find out what happens in the brains of people with these disorders.

Plasticity or stability? The dilemma of the nervous system

By Judith Sánchez, Institute of Neurosciences of the UAB (INc-UAB).

Our daily life is a constant decision making process: sweet or salty? cold or hot? In this talk you will discover what is the dichotomy of stability vs. plasticity in the nervous system, who is in charge of making this important decision and what are the consequences of a bad verdict.


Presented by Claudia Diviu, with the collaboration of the Associació Catalana de Comunicació Científica (ACCC).

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This activity will take place in courtyard 1 of the ICM-CSIC.

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