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THE BRAIN: A User’s Guide to the Blob Between Your Ears The Next Big Idea

    • Society & Culture

If you managed to stay awake during Bio 101, then you probably think you have a basic understanding of how your brain works. Not so, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett. In this cerebral yet highly entertaining conversation with Next Big Idea Club curator Daniel Pink, Lisa says our brains are made for budgeting, not thinking. She debunks the myth of the lizard brain. And she makes the far-out claim that everything you see and hear, including this podcast, is a hallucination.




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If you managed to stay awake during Bio 101, then you probably think you have a basic understanding of how your brain works. Not so, says neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett. In this cerebral yet highly entertaining conversation with Next Big Idea Club curator Daniel Pink, Lisa says our brains are made for budgeting, not thinking. She debunks the myth of the lizard brain. And she makes the far-out claim that everything you see and hear, including this podcast, is a hallucination.




Support us by supporting our sponsors!

The Next Big Idea Club — visit nextbigideaclub.com/podcast to get a free copy of Adam Grant's new book!

Green Chef — go to greenchef.com/90bigidea and use code 90BIGIDEA to get $90 off

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