The Well-Tuned Brain Peter Whybrow talked about his book The Well-Tuned Brain: Neuroscience and the Life Well Lived , in which he argues that human brains are not wired for… read more

The Well-Tuned Brain Peter Whybrow talked about his book The Well-Tuned Brain: Neuroscience and the Life Well Lived , in which he argues that human brains are not wired for modern society, in which long-term thinking is crucial for survival. He says that humans' “ancient brain” focuses on short-term survival and responds well to our economic system, which rewards short-term gains, but is not well-suited to deal with major long-term problems like global warming. close

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  • Vicky Goodman Founder and President Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
  • Andrew Leuchter Professor University of California, Los Angeles->Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science Department
  • Peter Whybrow Director University of California, Los Angeles->Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
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The Well-Tuned Brain

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Program ID:
400360-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2016 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 06, 2016 | 6:08am EST | C-SPAN 2

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