Commonwealth National Podcast

Jonah Lehrer: Inside My Mind - The Science of Decisions (2/19/2009)

Duration: 
1:04:03

Jonah Lehrer, Author, How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist; Editor At Large, Seed Magazine; Blogger, The Frontal Cortex

Scientists are using the latest neuroscience tools to break open the black box of the mind to uncover the secrets of our decision-making process. From CEOs to firefighters, how does each person’s mind make decisions? And how can we make those decisions better? Noted author Lehrer will arm us with the tools to determine which part of the brain to lean on when we make decisions.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on February 19, 2009.