11:20 AM to 2:30 PM

Brain Awareness Day

Join Community College of Philadelphia's Psychology Department for discussions to educate and
excite about the brain, and the promise of brain research. Stay for a "brain" cupcake or some door prizes!

Pathways to Pleasure

11:20 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. | Room S2-03
Sex, drugs, video games, food… Join neuropsychologist Melvin Bates and an interdisciplinary panel of CCP faculty
as we discuss some of the most up to date science about pleasure and the brain.

Brain Science and the Biology of Belief

1 to 2:30 p.m. | Room S2-03
Come find out if neuroscience can confirm or dispute the existence of God. Hear from Andrew Newberg, M.D., a pioneer in the neurological study of religious and spiritual experiences about the connections between psychology and spirituality, and his proposing that religion is coded into the biology of our brains.