MSU-CHM Lecture Series

Understanding Social Motivation in Autism

Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m.
Calkins Science Center auditorium, room 348.

Join Dr. Barbara Thompson for an informative conversation about autism spectrum disorder.

You'll learn about:

  • Understanding brain mechanisms involved in social motivation
  • Gain awareness of individual differences of social behaviors
  • Recognizing the need for individualized interventions for disorders of social behaviors.

RSVP for this free community event at or (616) 234-2694.

Dr. Barbara Thompson

Dr. Barbara Thompson 

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine