(39:56) Robert Desimone introduces keynote speaker Alan Alda at the 10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. As the former host of the long-running PBS series, "Scientific American Frontiers," Alda shares some advice on how scientists can communicate more effectively with the general public.
Learn more about the McGovern Institute - http://mcgovern.mit.edu
See the original video and more on MIT TechTV here - http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/8977
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