Science, Math, Nature, and The Environment

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    Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve, Jim Luken


    This session will discuss the unique plants and animals found at Lewis Ocean Bay and will also consider the efforts by the Friends of Lewis Ocean Bay to allow prescribed burning to continue as a management technique. (Related excursion can be found in the excursion section.)Wednesday, 10-11:30 a.m., 9/20, Free, online (Zoom)

    Mental Shortcuts: Tricks, Traps, and Defenses, Judy Ogden


    Our brains deal with a vast amount of informational input each day, from both internal and external sources.  Mental shortcuts, based largely on pattern recognition, can often efficiently lower this processing burden.  Very often, mental shortcuts are useful in sizing up a situation or person rapidly and developing an appropriate response.  However, they have their […]