Kaiser research center offers free lecture



The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research is hosting its annual Saward Lecture in November.

The lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway in Portland. Tickets are free but required. To request tickets, visit www.kpchr.org/saward or call 503-335-2466.

This year’s speaker is David Eagleman, a neuroscientist and author of “Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Unconscious Brain.” The book is a New York Times bestseller and was named book of the year by Amazon, Goodreads, The Houston Chronicle and The Boston Globe.

The lecture is titled “You are what you think: Understanding how your brain controls your behavior, and how you can use that knowledge to improve your health.”