Renowned Speakers

on the Saroyan Stage

Dr. John Medina

Molecular Biologist | Brain Researcher | Professor | Author

Optimizing Brain Health Through Each Stage of Life

January 23, 2019 | 10:30am | William Saroyan Theatre

Dr. John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist, researcher, professor and the author of ten books. His New York Times best-seller, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School has been celebrated as the standard handbook on understanding the brain and optimizing its performance. Dr. Medina’s focus is on the genes behind brain development and psychiatric conditions.

Dr. Medina’s gift is to bring the complexities of the workings of brain systems to life for non-scientists. He does this on his website where many aspects of brain health, including every chapter of Brain Rules, are explained and illustrated in short videos

His extensive study of the developing brain has resulted in three recent books which further explore the brain’s life stages:  Brain Rules for Baby,  Brain Rules for Aging Well, and Attack of the Teenage Brain!

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Special Event

Please join us for our annual special evening event, featuring Dennis Miller: America, How Can We All Play Nice Again? Tuesday, November 5, 2019. William Saroyan Theater. Lecture at 7:30pm. VIP reception beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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