All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. NOVA Psychology Professor Ramezan Dowlati will present “Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds: Evolution of the Mind and Human-Technology.“ Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
The topics will include:
- In regards to the development mental processes, what do recent discoveries reveal about cognition?
- Does the human mind work the same way along its lifespan?
- Does evolution apply to human mind and behavior?
- What has shaped the current functions of human cognition and what can change its future?
Dowlati is a Loudoun Campus faculty member. He holds a doctorate in psychology from The George Washington University. His research interest is human cognition with a focus on cognitive development and human-technology interaction. He believes his curiosity stems from his long career as a teacher.
The event is presented by the Science Seminar Committee; Math, Science and Engineering Division and the Annandale Campus Lyceum.