Astrophysicists and a philosopher discuss recent, data-driven, explanations for the appearance and evolution of our universe and how our new views on the universe have informed our every-day lives and beliefs.
The scientist who discovered mirror neurons engages in a roundtable discussion with artists and art historians about how neuroscientific discoveries can influence our understanding of how we perceive art.
Philosopher and codirector of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, Dennett describes the evolution of human culture, which he says is a "second information highway," swifter and more reliable than genetic transmission.
Hervé This is a physical chemist, popular author, and television personality in France. He is also the only person to hold a Ph.D. in molecular gastronomy, the application of science to culinary art and practice.
On April 18, Harvard Psychology Professor Steven J. Pinker will host a discussion on how the physiology of the brain gives rise to our experience of mind. Pinker explains why he tapped young neuroscience investigators Bruce Lahn and Rebecca Saxe to be the evening's featured speakers.