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The Leakey Foundation provides you with the opportunity to hear about the latest discoveries from top scientists in the field of human origins. For over four decades this has been the cornerstone of our education and outreach efforts. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York or Houston, check our calendar for the next lecture near you!  
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April 2020

Film Screening: Rise of the Warrior Apes – CANCELED

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr 94118
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States

NOTICE: After careful consideration, we have decided to cancel this event. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

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November 2020

Geeks, Genes, and the Evolution of Asperger Syndrome

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States

In this talk, Falk will explore the origins of autism, whether it is currently evolving, how it differs in males and females, and whether it is a global phenomenon. Following the talk, she will be signing a copy of her new book, co-written with her granddaughter Eve Schofield, who has Asperger syndrome.

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$16

Brain Evolution From Lucy to Einstein

November 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030 United States

In this lecture, Dr. Dean Falk of Florida State University will discuss the latest understanding of the evolution of human intelligence – past, present, and future.

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