Courses and Workshops

Sackler Brain Bench Salon Series: Unlocking the Biology of Addiction, Autism, ADHD, and Depression

Four Monday, April 27–May 18, 2015

Sackler Brain

In this intimate, salon-style setting, you will probe the science behind brain-based illnesses such as autism, ADHD, and addiction. Each session will be led by an expert, helping you critically examine symptoms, and possible treatment options in relation to our current understanding of the underlying neurological causes.

April 27: Autism

May 4: Bipolar and Depression

May 11: Addiction

May 18: ADHD


The Museum gratefully acknowledges The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc. for its support to establish the Sackler Brain Bench, part of the Museum’s Sackler Educational Laboratory for Comparative Genomics and Human Origins, in the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, offering ongoing programs and resources for adults, teachers, and students to illuminate the extraordinary workings of the human brain.