Neuroscience and Society Series: Creativity, Genius and the Brain

Actually, I was asked to talk about the cultural environments that stimulate creativity. This isn’t so much for my own research as it is really theoretical, historical. I’m gonna really talk about the environment in Renaissance Florence and how great geniuses like Leonardo Di Vinci and Michelangelo were nurtured. Of course, obviously, Leonardo is great […]

Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she […]