Illustrated portrait of Joseph LeDoux.
Illustration by Richard A. Chance

Joseph LeDoux, the split brain and a traveling magic show

The director of the Emotional Brain Institute discusses the Cajun music scene in Louisiana and how memories change with time.

Joseph LeDoux is Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science in the Center for Neural Science at New York University in New York City. In this episode of “Synaptic,” LeDoux talks about whether animals have consciousness and how he once thought he would become a priest.

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