The Centre for Cognitive Science at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) is going to host the next edition of its annual event CogniTalks on February 07, 2020. Organised every year with an aim to expand the horizons to learn about cognition through experts from diverse fields, CogniTalks 2020 will have an ecologist, neuropsychologist, musician and a cartoonist in an exciting lineup.
The experts will put forth their views on different subjects that influence human cognition. Abi Tamim Vanak, an Ecologist from ATREE (Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment), Bangalore, will talk about ‘Misplaced Compassion: Dogs, rabies, and animal welfare in India’; Shantala Hegde, a Neuropsychologist from National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), will discuss about ‘Musical notes to neural plasticity’; Argha Manna, a Science journalist at ABP and a Comics Artist, will give a talk on ‘Challenging the linguistic: Determinism in science through comics’; and Ritesh Khokhar, a Musician from Rockschool Ltd., will talk about ‘Practice of music teaching & performance’. The talks will begin at 2 pm at IITGN campus, AB 1/201.