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Jonah Lehrer To Present In Distinguished Speaker Series At Collin College


Jonah Lehrer To Present In Distinguished Speaker Series At Collin College

October 27, 2009 – Jonah Lehrer, author of How We Decide and Proust was a Neuroscientist, will be the second presenter in Collin College’s 2009-2010 Distinguished Speaker Series devoted to Innovation.

Free and open to the public, Lehrer will present “Innovation in Learning: How We Decide” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. A question and answer session will follow.

Lehrer will also participate in Roundtables with the Speaker from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Preston Ridge Campus Event Center, 9700 Wade Blvd. in Frisco.

Lehrer, a Columbia University graduate and former Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, is a contributing editor at Wired, Scientific American Mind and National Public Radio’s Radio Labs. He has also written for The New Yorker, Nature, Seed, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe.

To learn more about the presentation or the Distinguished Speaker Series, call 972.881.5927, e-mail csce@collin.edu or visit the website at www.collin.edu/academics/csce/distinguishedspeakerseries.html.

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