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I Was a Child

BEK + Barry Gordon

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

The New Yorker cartoonist and author of the memoir I Was a Child discusses recollection and humor with the cognitive neuroscientist and memory specialist.

About the Speakers

Bruce Eric Kaplan, also known as BEK, is an American artist whose single-panel cartoons frequently appear in The New Yorker. His cartoons are known for their signature simplistic style and ironic humor. Kaplan is also a screenwriter and producer, and has worked on Seinfeld and HBO’s Six Feet Under and Girls.

Dr. Barry Gordon is the inaugural holder of the Therapeutic Cognitive Neuroscience Professorship, and is Professor of Neurology, with a Joint Appointment in Cognitive Science, at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore. An author of two books – Memory: Remembering and Forgetting in Everyday Life, and Intelligent Memory – Dr. Gordon is a behavioral neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist with expertise in experimental psychology and neuropsychology. He directs the Cognitive Neurology/Neuropsychology group in the Department of Neurology, and was the founder of The Memory Clinic and the Mind/Brain Institute at Johns Hopkins. His previous appearance in Brainwave was with comedian Lewis Black.

This program is presented in partnership with The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

Tickets: $25.00

Member Price: $22.50

Premium Tickets: $49, includes a signed copy of BEK’s I Was a Child: a memoir, plus priority seating
Member Premium Tickets: $44.10