The Rubin Best of Brainwave: The Geography of Bliss
$10 | Free to Members
A filmed conversation between journalist Eric Weiner and neuropsychologist Emma Seppala as they discuss the findings in Weiner’s book, The Geography of Bliss, on the quest for happiness across cultures.
Post-screening discussion with neuroscientist Daniela Schiller.
About the Speaker
Daniela Schiller is a neuroscientist. Her findings about erasing fear memories were published in the journal Nature, and she is the recipient of the NYAS Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists. She has also been telling stories on various stages in NYC and she is a two-time Moth StorySlam winner. Daniela is also the drummer of The Amygdaloids, a band of scientists singing about the brain, the mind, and mental disorders.
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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