What is the role of conscious versus unconscious thought in the act of committing a crime? Neuroscientist Joe LeDoux discusses the application of modern neuroscience to the justice system through his own science and music.
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Flashbulb memories can last a lifetime, etched into our brains with absolute clarity by surges of emotion. LeDoux continues his series of dispatches with the memory of moment he'll never forget, and the science of why that's so.
Joe LeDoux, who splits time between neuroscience research and his rock band The Amygdaloids, breaks down the science behind the music.
Memory, like the brain that houses it, is a dynamic, flexible, and vastly complex system. "The Mysteries and Marvels of Memory," a symposium held at New York University last weekend, brought together some of the foremost neuroscientists from around...
Do we really feel another person's pain? Sam McDougle explores the evolutionary underpinnings of feeling the pain of someone else and discusses current research in the field.
This month's podcast features an interview with neuroscientist and bestselling author Joseph LeDoux. When LeDoux isn't uncovering the neuroscience of emotion, he's rocking out with his band, The Amygdaloids. Listen now for brain science, rock music...