Past Adult Courses

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

April 27, 2015 - May 18, 2015

Sackler Brain

In this intimate, salon-style setting, you will be able to probe the science behind brain-based illnesses such as autism, ADHD, and addiction. Each session will be lead 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, Dr. Catherine Lord

May 4: Bipolar and Depression, Michael Caruso, M.S. and Dr. Maggie Zellner

May 11: Addiction, Dr. Rita Goldstein

May 18: ADHD, Dr. Jonathan Posner

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.