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"Religion and Religiosity: A Jaundiced Neurobiological Perspective"


Shove Memorial Chapel
1010 N. Nevada Ave. (map)



Robert Sapolsky is a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, and a research associate with the Institute of Primate Research at the National Museum of Kenya. In addition to "A Primate’s Memoir," which won the 2001 Bay Area Book Reviewers Award in nonfiction, Sapolsky has written three other books, including "The Trouble with Testosterone," "Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers," and "Monkeyluv and Other Essays on our Lives as Animals." In addition to numerous scholarly works, his popular writings on science have appeared in diverse publications, such as Discover and The New Yorker. In 2008, Sapolsky was awarded Rockefeller University’s Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science.

"Religion and Religiosity: A Jaundiced Neurobiological Perspective"
Dr. Robert Sapolsky
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Sponsored By: Harold D. and Rhoda N. Roberts Memorial Lecture in the Natural Sciences. Additional funding provided by the Cornelia Sabine Endowed Fund for Psychology.
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