The Spence Lecture Series honors the legacy of Kenneth W. Spence, prominent learning theorist and chair of the department from 1942-1964. This series, which is supported by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, brings leaders in the field of behavioral neuroscience to our campus each year.
University of Washington
Title to be announced
University of Minnesota
“The neurophysiology of precommitment to avoid sunk costs: Evidence from mice, rats, and humans”
University of Michigan
“Liking and wanting in the brain”