UC Irvine Neuropolitics Symposium

Virtual Event

Cognitive Decline and Political Leadership Join the UCI Center for Neuropolitics in a virtual symposium to discuss cognitive decline among politicians. Cognitive deterioration of politicians (including diminished memory, impaired decision- making, mood alterations, and dementia) is a critical emerging issue. This Symposium will address the current state and future directions of assessment of cognitive function and decline…

Free

The Havana Syndrome: A Disorder of Neuropolitics?

Virtual Event

In one of the most extraordinary cases in the history of science, the mating calls of insects were mistaken for a “sonic weapon” that led to a major diplomatic row. The lecture will trace the origins of the syndrome, the response of the U.S. government, the results of scientific investigations and opinions, the evolution of…

Free

Conspiracy Thinking in American Politics

Virtual via Zoom CA

This Symposium will include the Annual Jerrold Post Lecture on Neuropolitics, given by Keynote Speaker George Marcus. Psychiatrist Jerrold Post, MD (1934-2020), who was Professor of Political Science at George Washington University, was a founder of the field of political psychology and author of many influential books on the psychology of political leadership.