Best of Brainwave: The Compass of Pleasure
$10 | Free to Members
Neuroscientist David J. Linden explains how pleasure affects us at the most fundamental level: in our brain. The master chocolatier Jacques Torres provides the audience with samples of his most mouthwatering selections to allow participants to experience pleasure while the process itself is being discussed.
Post-screening discussion with Kelley Remole in celebration of Brain Awareness Week.
Kelley Remole, Ph.D., is the Director of Neuroscience Outreach at the Zuckerman Institute in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center at Columbia University. She obtained her doctorate in neuroscience from Columbia University. As a graduate student, she developed programs to bring brain science to school children in New York City. In her current role, she works with scientists, educators and the public to create outreach programs for all ages at Columbia. She is also the Sackler Brain Specialist at the American Museum of Natural History.
On Now: Brainwave: Illusion
The Buddha said that everything is illusion. What did he mean by that? This sixth edition of Brainwave will enlist the aid of neuroscientists to help us understand how the perception of our world is shaped by the surprising adaptability of our brains. Brainwave includes talks, special film screenings followed by discussions, interactive workshops, and much more!
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