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November 7, 2021

063: Everything I Knew About the Brain Was Wrong - Chatting with Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett

In this episode, Dan chats with one of the world's leading neuroscientists Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett. 

Dr Barrett is among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. She is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. She also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is Chief Science Officer for the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior.

In addition to the books Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain and How Emotions are Made, Dr. Barrett has published over 240 peer-reviewed, scientific papers appearing in ScienceNature Neuroscience, and other top journals in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, as well as six academic volumes published by Guilford Press. She has also given a popular TED talk with over 6 million views.

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The podcast Dr Barrett refers to about her college suffering a 'Widowmaker' heart attack can be accessed here

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