A Meng-Wu Lecture featuring Stephanie Brown, PhD

Thursday, October 11, 2018

6:00 pm

Cubberley Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education

About the Event

In this hour-long lecture, Dr. Stephanie Brown will present: Is it safe to help? Perceived familiarity with the recipient alters the neural, hormonal, and immunological consequences of helping behavior. Following her presentation, she will answer questions from the audience. A recording of the event will be posted to CCARE's YouTube Channel and website several weeks after the event.

About Stephanie Brown, PhD

Dr. Brown received her PhD in social psychology from Arizona State University. She is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Stony Brook Medical School. Dr. Brown uses a variety of biomarkers to test whether and how helping behavior in humans emerges from neural circuits that evolved to motivate parenting behavior. Her studies increase understanding of how neural circuits that support parenting behavior promote mental health and protect individuals against disease.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cubberley Auditorium Map

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