Neuroscience and Art: One Lab’s Approach to Experimental Learning

Bevil Conway is a visual neuroscientist and artist who examines the neural basis of color using physiological, behavioral, and modeling techniques. He is an associate professor of neuroscience at Wellesley College and runs a lab split between Wellesley College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At Neuroscience 2015, Conway spoke at the Professional Development Workshop, “Teaching Neuroscience to Nonscientists.” In this interview, he delves into why he focuses on empowering the student as the expert and leader of their own learning.

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