Topics Discussed in Lex Fridman Podcast #274 – Lex Fridman & Karl Deisseroth: Mental disorders, Intelligence, James Joyce, Writing, Projections, Translation, Poetry, Love, Psychiatry, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, Data in cells, Optogenetics, Neuralink, Psychedelics, Depression, Talk therapy and psychoanalysis, Good Will Hunting, Darkest moments, Suicide, Autism, Schizophrenia, Why we cry, Consciousness, Mortality, Meaning of life.

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Karl Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth is an American scientist. He is the D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. He is known for creating and developing the technologies of hydrogel-tissue chemistry (e.g., CLARITY, STARmap) and optogenetics, and for applying integrated optical and genetic strategies to study normal neural circuit function, as well as dysfunction in neurological and psychiatric disease. In 2019, Deisseroth was elected as a member of the US National Academy of Engineering for molecular and optical tools for his discovery and control of neuronal signals behind animal behavior in health and disease. He is also a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Medicine. Find the books mentioned in Karl Deisseroth's conversation with Lex Fridman below.

Books Mentioned in this Podcast with Lex Fridman & Karl Deisseroth:

Book Title: Projections

Author: Karl Deisseroth

Book Title: Curse of the High IQ

Author: Aaron Clarey

Book Title: The Brothers Karamazov

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Book Title: The Idiot

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Book Title: Finnegans Wake

Author: James Joyce

Book Title: The Dead

Author: James Joyce

Book Title: A Portrait of the Artists as Young Man

Author: James Joyce

Book Title: The Secret

Author: Rhonda Byrne