Neuroscientist Gary Lynch discusses physicist Stephen Hawking’s recent comments about the possible dangers of pursuing contact with extraterrestrial lifeforms. “At the end of the day,” says Lynch, “I have a terrible suspicion that all intelligence will be very similar.”
Terry McDermott and Dr. Gary Lynch present How Memories Get Made.
The world-renowned neuroscientist Gary Lynch, subject of McDermott’s new book, discusses his decades-long obsessive pursuit to uncover the mechanism by which the brain makes memories. This discussion is moderated by Dr. Larry Swanson, Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, USC. – Los Angeles Public Library
Dr. Gary Lynch is one of the most cited neuroscientists in the world and author of more than 550 scientific articles. He is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at Irvine. He is the co-author of Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Human Intelligence.