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National Research University Higher School of EconomicsHSE TalksEventsHow the Brain Processes Numbers and Calculations

How the Brain Processes Numbers and Calculations

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On March 21 you are kindly invited to the open talk «How the Brain Processes Numbers and Calculations» within the HSE project«University Open to the City: HSE Talks».

We use numbers every day; we see them on street signs, price tags and bank statements.  Early research shows that the parietal cortex is critical for solving problems with numbers.  However, research with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) shows that mathematical problem solving relies not only on parietal cortices but a group of distributed brain areas. This lecture will discuss how the healthy brain responds when solving problems with numbers.

Lecturer – Marie Arsalidou, PhD, Associate Professor from the Faculty of Social Sciences at HSE.

Start time: 19.00.

Working language is English.

Everyone interested is welcome to attend!

If you would like to attend, please, register here.

The participation fee is 200 rubles (free coffee, tea and sweets).

Venue: Moscow, Ulitsa Myasnitskaya, 24/7, Bldg. 3, Smart place «Rozetka & Coffee».

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About the project « University Open to the City: HSE Talks»:

HSE Talks Club is a place, where everyone can dive into an international atmosphere with intellectual leisure. HSE professors from various countries will deliver open lectures in English on the most pressing topics in sociology, political science, psychology, neuroscience and other fields. It is not only lectures in English, but also the practice of the English language and live communications. The meetings will take place at Rozetka & kofe (Socket and Coffee – Ulitsa Myasnitskaya, 24/7, Bldg. 3), an anti-coffee house where guests will be offered free hot drinks and desserts. Guests are welcome to actively participate in discussions related to both research and language studies.