Saturday, March 28, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 pm OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Speaker: Anjan Chatterjee, M.D.
Anjan Chatterjee, MD, is the Elliott Professor and Chief of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and the Center for Neuroscience and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He is or has served on the editorial boards of: Empirical Studies of the Arts, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Behavioural Neurology, Neuropsychology, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, European Neurology, The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, American Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, Brain Science, and Policy Studies in Ethics, Law and Technology. In 2002, he was awarded the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. He is a past-President of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics and the President of the Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology Society. His neurology practice focuses on patients with cognitive disorders. His research focuses on spatial cognition, language, ethics, and aesthetics. He is author of The Aesthetic Brain: How we Evolved to Desire Beauty and enjoy Art (Oxford, 2014), has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers and co-edited Neuroethics in Practice: Medicine, Mind, and Society and The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology.