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    Carl Hart,

    Professor, Psychology, Columbia University

    Carl Hart is an associate professor at Columbia University. He has published nearly 100 scientific articles in the area of neuropsychopharmacology. His recent book High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know about Drugs and Society was the 2014 winner of the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. Fast Company named Hart one of Most Creative People for 2014.

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Oct 14 2015

    6 PM

    The number of heroin users has more than doubled in just a decade. The death rate from overdose has nearly quadrupled. And with cut-rate prices and... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Joffrey Ballet

    Sunday, Oct 19 2014

    12 PM

    What makes meditation so powerful? How do drugs alter your mental state? How can social pressures chemically impact your moral code? CIW analyzes... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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