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Biology : George Canciani – Zen Code

Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, compares dopamine levels in monkeys and humans.

Sapolsky argues that in both, “Dopamine is not about pleasure, it’s about the anticipation of pleasure.” The difference from monkeys is that humans “keep dopamine levels up for decades waiting for the reward.”

Transmediale.11 Response:Ability Trailer

February 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Transmediale – Response:Ability Film Trailer for Berlin’s festival of art and digital culture by Emilia Forstreuter.

E.O. Wilson on preserving life species in our Biosphere

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

E.O. Wilson on preserving biodiversity and supporting our “encyclopedia of life.” An encyclopedia that lives on the Internet and is contributed to by scientists and amateurs, has an expandable page for each species, and is accessible to anyone on demand.
(2007) (22 min.)