Best of Brainwave: Why Does Movement Move Us

    Wednesday March 13, 2013 @ 1:00 PM

    Price: $10.00

    $10 | Free to Members 

    A filmed conversation between one of America's greatest living choreographers, Mark Morris and Wellesley College neurologist Bevil Conway as they explores how the brain responds to dance and motion.

    Post-screening discussion with neuroscientist Dave Sulzer and computer musician Brad Garton.

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    About the Speakers

    David Sulzer is an American neuroscientist and Professor at Columbia University Medical Center in the Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pharmacology. Sulzer's lab investigates the interaction between the synapses of the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia, including the dopamine system, in habit formation, planning, decision making, and diseases of the system. Under the name Dave Soldier he is a musician and composer who founded the Thai Elephant Orchestra and the Brainwave Music Project. 

    Brad Garton received his PhD. from Princeton University in music composition. He currently serves on the faculty of Columbia University, where he is
    Director of the Computer Music Center.


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    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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