May 27, 10 a.m. at the Wednesday Morning Group, Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda MD, 20814.
Richard E. Cytowic, MD, MFA speaks about the crossed–senses of synesthesia, how it relates to creativity, and the challenge it poses to brain-inspired “neuromorphic” computing such as IBM’s Watson. A book signing follows his talk.
The Wednesday Morning Group (wmgroup.org) is a weekly meeting of curious individuals who engage guest speakers and one another.Founded 50 years ago, the organization is open to all (a guest fee of $5 is requested). Typical lectures cover current events, literature, art, education, and social issues.
Dr. Cytowic’ s talk is followed by a book signing of Wednesday is Indigo Blue, winner of the Montaigne Medal (cash or check only, please). For further queries contact Julie Goodman email@example.com.