Speaker - Larry Swanson

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Dr. Larry Swanson is Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences and a member of the Neuroscience Research Institute at USC, where he directs a laboratory investigating brain systems that control motivation and emotion. His recent book, Brain Architecture: Understanding the Basic Plan, presents a new theory of nervous system organization, and his atlas Brain Maps is in its third edition. He and his wife, Neely, have translated three classic works of Santiago Ramon y Cajal (1852-1934), the Nobel Prize-winning founder of modern neuroscience, including his 2,000-page masterpiece Histology of the Nervous System and Advice to a Young Investigator.

Dr. Swanson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1 Program

Terry McDermott and Dr. Gary Lynch: How Memories Get Made

04.28.10 | 01:14:24 min | 13 comments