Déjeuner Wharton - 25 Juillet avec Professor Michael L. Platt


Date and Time
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
12:30pm— 2:30pm
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Maison de l'Amérique Latine
217 Bd Saint-Germain 75007 Paris
Paris 75008
France
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Le bureau du Wharton Club de France vous convie à participer à notre déjeuner du mardi 25 Juillet 2023 à 12h30 PRÉCISES

Le mardi 25 Juillet 2023 à la Maison de l'Amérique Latine, nous accueillerons lors de notre déjeuner Professor Michael L. Platt.

 

 

Michael L. Platt, Ph.D.

Director, the Wharton Neuroscience Initiative

James S. Riepe University Professor

Marketing Department, the Wharton School

Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine

Department of Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences

University of Pennsylvania

Michael Platt is a scientist known for asking some of the most challenging questions in 21st century neuroscience - and conceiving innovative ways to find the answers. Principle questions focus on the biological mechanisms that underlie decision-making and social interaction, the grasp of which has broad-scale implications for improving health, welfare, and business in societies worldwide. Broad expertise in anthropology, psychology, economics, evolutionary biology, ethology, and marketing, in addition to collaborations with colleagues in these fields, have enabled him to reach ever-deeper levels of understanding about the neural bases of decision making and cognition. Current interests focus on applying insights and technology from brain science to business, particularly questions in branding, marketing, management, finance, innovation, and performance.

Michael received his B.A at Yale and his Ph.D. at Penn, both in anthropology, and did a post-doctoral fellowship in neuroscience at NYU. His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Klingenstein Foundation, the McDonnell Foundation, the EJLB Foundation, the Simons Foundation, the Kaufman Foundation, and the Department of Defense, among others. He won a MERIT award from the National Institute of Mental Health and was an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow. Author of “The Leader’s Brain” (Wharton Press), Michael has written over 160 peer-reviewed papers and over 60 review and opinion papers, and his work has been cited nearly 20,000 times. A revered instructor, Michael won the Master Teacher/Clinician Award from the Duke University School of Medicine and the Teaching Commitment and Curricular Innovation Award from the Wharton School. He is the former Director of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke, and the founding Co-Director of the Duke Center for Neuroeconomic Studies. Michael’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Guardian, and National Geographic, as well as on ABC’s Good Morning America, NPR, CBC, BBC, MTV, and HBO Vice. He currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of several companies, as well as the Yang-Tan Autism Centers at MIT and Harvard, served on the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Brain Science, consulted on The Fountain by Darren Aronofsky, and co-founded Cogwear Inc, a neurotechnology startup.

 

 

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Maison de l'Amérique Latine

217 Bd Saint-Germain 75007 Paris, Paris 75008, France,
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