Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?

  1. Part of "Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?" with Mark Hallett
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    October 2, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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  2. Part of "Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?" with Mark Hallett
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    October 2, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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  3. Part of "Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?" with Mark Hallett
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    October 2, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital
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    Mark Hallett, MD is the Chief of the Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Hallett obtained his MD at Harvard University, interned at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and trained in Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He had fellowships in Neurophysiology at the National Institutes of Health and at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. From 1976 to 1984, Dr. Hallett was the Chief of the Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. From 1984, he has been at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke where he also served as Clinical Director of NINDS until July 2000. He is past President of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society and also served as Vice President of the American Academy of Neurology. Now he is President of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology. He has served as Editor of many journals and books and has had many honors. His work mainly deals with principles of motor control and the pathophysiology of movement disorders. Dr. Hallett’s interests in motor control are wide-ranging, and include brain plasticity and its relevance to neurological disorders and the pathophysiology of dystonia, parkinsonism, and myoclonus. Recently he has become interested in disorders of volition, including tic and psychogenic movement disorders.

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  4. Part of "Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?" with Mark Hallett
    An event sponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry
    October 2, 2014 | Bornstein Amphitheatre | Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Free Will: What Can Physiology Explain?

On October 2, 2014, CLBB and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry co-sponsored a talk by Mark Hallett, MD, Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, to discuss how human motor control informs our understanding…


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On October 2, 2014, CLBB and the Boston Society for Neurology & Psychiatry co-sponsored a talk by Mark Hallett, MD, Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, to discuss how human motor control informs our understanding of free will.

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