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Learning from experience: How our brains remember the past and shape our future


Dr. Daphna Shohamy’s research explores how different parts of the brain work together to support learning, what this means for how memories are built, and what the consequences are for how we make decisions.

This talk is part of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture series, offered free to the public to enhance understanding of the biology of the mind and the complexity of human behavior. The lectures are hosted by Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

Speaker: Daphna Shohamy, PhD. is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia University as well as a Principal Investigator of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and member of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science.

[Video and text source: Columbia YouTube channel]