Presented in partnership with The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
Dustin Lance Black won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Milk, about the assassinated gay activist Harvey Milk. Neurobiologist Thomas J. Carew studies how the brain captures, stores and retrieves memory. Together they explore how a screenwriter can both relive and remake history through the medium of film.
About 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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