September: Use and misuse of causality in neuroscience

Our inaugural speaker was Konrad Kording, one of the world’s leading experts in causality and human neuroscience!

If you missed it – Konrad spoke extensively about how the word “cause” is commonly misused and really impossible to identify in the human brain. Instead, we can estimate the causes of things by using techniques such as brain circuit therapeutics.

For our journal club, we read his paper entitled “Could a neuroscientist understand a microprocessor?”