Topics Discussed: Are we alone in the universe?, Life on Earth, Collective intelligence of human brains, Triune brain, The predicting brain, How the brain evolved, Free will, Is anything real?, Dreams, Emotions are human-constructed concepts, Are women more emotional than men?, Empathy, Love, Mortality, Meaning of life.
Lisa Feldman Barrett is a distinguished professor of psychology at Northeastern University, where she focuses on affective science. She is a director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory. Along with James Russell, she is the founding editor-in-chief of the journal Emotion Review. Along with James Gross, she founded the Society for Affective Science.