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A year after the Hebrew University sent a scientist to give free lectures on
Albert Einstein to railway passengers to bring science to the public, the
Weizmann Institute of Science is going to do the same on brain science, but in
cafes and a restaurant in Rehovot and Ness Ziona To mark International Brain
Week, scientists and research students from the institute’s neurobiology
department will lecture as their audiences enjoy coffee or a beer.
Davidescu will speak on Sunday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at the Ma restaurant in
Rehovot on “What Happens in the Brain When We Watch Films” (call 057- 944-2863
for a reservation). On the same day at the same hour, Uri Nili will speak on
“The Emotional Brain” at Cafe Cafe near the Cultural Center of Ness Ziona (order
tickets from firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ya’ara Yeshurun will speak on
“Odor, Memory and What’s Between” on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at Cafe Shikma
in Rehovot (call (08) 946-7486 for tickets).
On Tuesday, March 15, there
will be two lectures in Rehovot. Uri Livneh will speak at the Etz Tut Cafe on
“Sometimes We Remember that Things Happen Around Us, and Sometimes Not.” (Call
Avi Mendelson will speak at 7.30 p.m. at Cafe Smadar at
the Davidson Institute for Scientific Education on “The Remembering Mind:
Between Reality and Fiction (call (08) 937-8420).