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The History and Neuroscience of Dreams

Sidarta Ribeiro in conversation with David Malone

60 mins watch time

Posted February 2022


What is a dream? This question are 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. An investigation on the grand scale, encompassing literature, anthropology, religion, and science, he joins David Malone to articulate the essential place dreams occupy in human culture, and how they functioned as the catalyst that compelled us to transform our earthly habitat into a human world.