2017 Hagey Lecture: Memory and the Aging Brain

Hagey Hall - Humanities Theatre
Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 8:00 PM EDT 
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Event Details

Over the past half-century, many myths about the aging brain have been shattered. Researchers have moved away from viewing the brain as an organ of passive deterioration and are realizing that it is capable of remarkable adaptation. Renowned neuroscientist Carol Barnes (University of Arizona) will discuss how memory and the brain change during normal aging, and some of the current thinking about how to optimize brain and mental functions throughout life.

Didn't get a ticket?
Seats will be reserved for ticket-holders until 7:55. Inevitably there will be some empty seats at that time, which will be made available to non-ticket-holders on a first-come, first-served basis.

Getting to the Humanities Theatre
The theatre is located inside Hagey Hall, which is near the University Avenue entrance to the University, at University Avenue West and Seagram Drive. Paid parking is available nearby in University lots H and C for a flat rate of $5.00.

Note: Lot H only takes MasterCard, American Express or Visa. Lot C takes credit cards and coins.

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Carol Barnes
University of Arizona, Tucson
Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging


Hagey Hall - Humanities Theatre
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5 CA



Organizer Details

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Hagey Lectures

Waterloo's premier invitational public lecture series since 1970, the Hagey Lectures – named after the university's first president – are co-sponsored by the Faculty Association and the University of Waterloo. The annual lectures are intended to challenge, stimulate and enrich not only the faculty, staff and students of the University, but all members of this community.