domingo, 5 de setembro de 2010

Damásio - Brain Education Conference at the UN (2008)

Damásio - Brain Education Conference at the UN (2008) from João Pedro Costa on Vimeo.


António Damásio lectures at the Brain Conference, at the UN, on the 20th June 2008.

António Damásio is the Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California, and author of "Descartes' Error", "The Somatic marker hypothesis and the possible functions of the prefrontal cortex", "The feeling of what happens" and "Looking for Spinoza". He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. Damásio has received many awards including the Prince of Asturias Award in Science and Technology, Kappers Neuroscience Medal, the Beaumont Medal from the American Medical Association and the Reenpaa Prize in Neuroscience.