Boundaries of the Brain

Conference cycle under the exhibit “Brain – Wider than the Sky”

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Auditorium 2 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Series of lectures on cutting-edge topics in knowledge on brain-related subjects, from why plants do not have brains (José Feijó, University of Maryland, USA) to the existence of culture – the transfer of social information – in fruit flies (Susana Varela, Gulbenkian Institute of Science) and the use of artificial intelligence in artistic creation (Alaa Abi Haidar or ALAgrApHY, artist, France).


Do Plants Have Brains?

José Feijó, University of Maryland


Culture in Flies

Susana Varela, Gulbenkian Institute of Science


Art through Artificial Intelligence

ALAgrApHY, artist and neuroscientist

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