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February SDIS NEWS

Is “Consciousness” a Four Letter Word?  

 Neural correlates and the necessary and sufficient conditions for consciousness



 Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, 1:30 – 3:30PM 

 Free and Open to the Public 

 Room 111A, Chancellor’s Complex
UCSD Campus 

 Free Parking in the Gilman Parking Structure

Dr. Paul L. Nunez, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, and expert on cognitive science, will speak to us about some of the most intriguing questions about consciousness.


From the President

This column includes announcements about:

   •  Important changes in the SDIS Board of Directors;
   •  Information about our January Program on Nez Perce Allotment;
   •  A special UCSD lecture series in January-February;
   •  Volunteer opportunities open to SDIS members;
   •  Submitting applications for Helen Hawkins Memorial Research Funds.

It is with mixed emotions that I announce the resignation of Barbara Zimonja as Notebook Editor from 2012 through 2014. Zimonja played a key role in establishing the SDIS website and designing many publication elements-- logo, heading, page structure, links, tag lines, and... more