Nerd Nite #49 is happening at WURST on January 16th:

When: Thursday, January 16th, 2020 (Doors open at 6:00pm, talks start at 7:00pm)
Where: WURST (2437 4 St SW)
Tickets: $10 plus fees – tickets

This is an 18+ event.


Presentation # 1:

This is Your Brain on your Social Media

Dr. Tracy Alloway, Author, TEDx speaker and Psychologist

Join me as we explore the growing body of research on the link between social media, memory, & happiness.


Tracy Packiam Alloway, PhD, is an award-winning psychologist, professor, author, and TEDx speaker. She has published 13 books and over 100 scientific articles on the brain and memory. She has also provided consultancy to the World Bank on reading in developing countries and is a sought-after speaker internationally. Her research has also been featured on BBC, Good Morning America, the Today Show, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, and Newsweek, and many others. She was also featured as an expert in the documentary The Observed Life


Presentation # 2:

How to get your legs…and keep them too; Contracts in Disney

Brittany Doucet-Lewis, B.A., J.D.

Disney can teach us a lot about law. Have you ever wondered whether Ursula could keep Ariel’s voice and turn King Triton into a sea polyp? We’ll delve into the enforceability of contracts in Disney movies.

Brittany D-L

Brittany is a practicing family law lawyer who, after starting her career in litigation, has turned her attention to alternative dispute resolution methods to help lessen the impact of court battles on families. Outside of law, she grew up in dance, musicals, and show choir, which has fostered a love of Disney and fairy tales.

Presentation # 3:

This nerd will blow your nerdy mind!