Professor R. H. Chittenden of Yale University will deliver an illustrated lecture in the Living Room of the Union, this evening at 8 o'clock, on "Reason and Intellect vs. Custom and Habit in the Nutrition of Man."
Professor Chittenden, who is the director of the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale, is an authority on the subject of nutrition, and has recently delivered a series of lectures on "The Nutrition of Man" before the Lowell Institute in Boston. He has been a professor of physiological chemistry at Yale since 1882, and from 1898 to 1903 he lectured on that subject at Columbia University. He has been president of the American Society of Naturalists and of the American Physiological Society, and at present is an associate editor of the "American Journal of Physiology" and of the "Journal of Experimental Medicine." Among his best-known books are "Studies of Physiological Chemistry," and "Physiological Economy in Nutrition."
The lecture will be open to members of the Union only.