Dr. David Badre
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
How Our Brain Gets Things Done
Dr. David Badre is Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University, where he is also on the Carney Institute for Brain Science faculty and is a trainer in the Neuroscience Graduate Program.
He received his Ph.D. from MIT in 2005 and did his postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley before joining Brown as faculty in 2008. His laboratory studies the neuroscience of cognitive control and executive function. Dr. Badre's research has been recognized by several awards, including an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience, a James S. McDonnell Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Young Investigator Award. He is the author of the book, On Task: How Our Brain Gets Things Done about the neuroscience of cognitive control.
The Jean & Bill Booziotis Distinguished Lecture Series was established to provide an opportunity for the Dallas community to learn first-hand about the latest research in cognitive neuroscience and aging from leading scientists in the field. The lectures series is made possible by the late Jean Booziotis and her husband Bill, former president of Booziotis and Company Architects and CVL Advisory Council Member. The lecture occurs annually in the Spring and is free to the public.