We need to dream | Neuroscience Professor Sidarta Ribeiro

This is part 1 of an exclusive How To Academy event. To watch part 2, click here: https://youtu.be/5hPUsfLu3A8

Why do we dream? How do our bodies and minds use dreams? Join us for a ground-breaking scientific account of the role of dreams in the formation of who we are and the world we have made. What is a dream? This question is the starting point for neuroscientist Prof. Sidarta Ribeiro’s unprecedented, astonishing study of the role and significance of dreams, from the beginning of human history.

Sidarta Ribeiro is the founder and first director of the Brain Institute of Federal University or Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil, where he currently is Professor of Neuroscience. He received a PhD in Animal Behaviour from Rockefeller University. His research topics encompass memory, sleep and dreams, neuroplasticity, symbolic competence in in non-human animals, computational psychiatry, and psychedelics. On youtube, Sidarta has been featured on Monja Coen, Umdois Backup, MyNews, Roda Viva, Companhia das Lestra, Estudio Fluxo, Provoca, Delta9 Cannabis, umdois Backup, Drauzio Varella, Lili Schwarcz, CNN Brasil, MovReCam, Canal GNT, Meteoro Brasil, and Roda Viva.

David Malone is a filmmaker and TV presenter whose documentaries include Testing God, Soul Searching (both Channel 4), Dangerous Knowledge and The Secret Life of Waves (both BBC). He is the author of The Debt Generation.

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