Inside Science: Brain Science
Facing Fear

Why do our bodies and minds react the way they do when we’re in danger? Joseph LeDoux, a professor of science at New York University, discusses the impact of recent research into the neurological and emotional roots of fear, and why it might change our pharmacological and behavioral approaches to helping people reframe this emotion.

Date
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
The Biological Mind: The Brain as a Responsive Organ

Alan Jasanoff, director of the MIT Center for Neurobiological Engineering, explores the bodily influences on our brain and psychology, and ways that the environment connects to our behavior.

Date
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.