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Crossroads of Ideas: COVID-19 and a Deluge of Data

H.F. DeLuca Forum 330 N. Orchard St., Madison

Join Caroline Chen, health care reporter for ProPublica and UW–Madison’s fall 2021 Science Writer in Residence, and a panel of campus experts for a hybrid event focused on how we communicate and make sense of numbers and other data, especially during the rapidly evolving pandemic and amidst a steady stream of misinformation. Panelists: Jordan Ellenberg,…

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Crossroads of Ideas: What is consciousness?

H.F. DeLuca Forum 330 N. Orchard St., Madison

Consciousness remains one of the great mysteries in both science and philosophy. Learn from a scientist and a philosopher why consciousness is so puzzling and whether we can make progress in understanding it. Wisconsin Public Radio’s Steve Paulson will moderate the conversation between philosopher Jorge Morales (Northeastern University) and psychologist Yuri Saalman (UW-Madison), part two…

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