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Becoming Human: Brain, Mind and Emergence (Stanford University)

Introduction and Keynote Addresses

Play Video William B. Hurlbut, M.D., Stanford University

Welcome and Introduction to the Discussion: Play

Play Video Antonio R. Damasio , M.D., Ph.D.

Reflections on the Neurobiology of Emotion and Feeling: Play

Play Video Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D

The Biology of Our Uniqueness: Play | Discussion 

Session I - Moderator: William B. Hurlbut M.D.

Play Video Steven P. R. Rose, Ph.D. 

The Mind is Wider than the Brain - With Apologies to Emily Dickinson: Play

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Edward T. Oakes, S.J..

Response: Play

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Discussion 

Session II - Moderator: William C. Mobley, M.D., Ph.D.

Play Video Michael Merzenich, Ph.D. 

Cultivating the Mind: Lessons from Cortical Plasticity Research:  Play

Play Video Michael J. Zigmond, Ph.D.

Response: Play

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Discussion 

Session III - Moderator: William Newsome, Ph.D.

Play Video Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D.

Hints Toward a Neurobiology of Positive Affect and Compassion:  Play

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John D. E. Gabrieli, Ph.D.

Response: Play

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Discussion 

Session IV - Moderator: William Durham, Ph.D.

Play Video Paul Ekman, Ph.D

Emotions, Self-Deception and Responsibility: Play

Play Video William Damon, Ph.D.

Response: Play

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Discussion 

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William B. Hurlbut, M.D., Stanford University

Section I-IV Recap: Play

Session V - Moderator: William Durham, Ph.D.

Play Video Melvin J. Konner, M.D, Ph.D.

Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit: Play

Play Video Paul McHugh, M.D.

Response: Play

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Discussion 

Session VI - Moderator: William C. Mobley, M.D., Ph.D.

Play Video V.S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D.

Bridging Neuroscience and the Humanities: Insights from Synaesthesia, Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and Neurologic Syndromes: Play

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Discussion 

Session VII - Moderator: William B. Hurlbut M.D. -

Play Video Antonio R. Damasio , M.D., Ph.D.

Reflections and Further Comments:  Play

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Discussion 

Session VIII - Moderator: Arnold Eisen, Ph.D.

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Most Rev. George Pell, STB,STL, D.Phil., M.Ed.

Emergence and the Human Person: the Approach of Faith and the Work of Science: Play

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Discussion 

Session IX

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Panel: Jeff Schloss, Ph.D., Nancey Murphy, Ph.D., Th.D., Philip Clayton, Ph.D., Baruch S. Blumberg, M.D., Ph.D., Robert Hamerton-Kelly, Th.D.

Opening Remarks

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Discussion 

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William Durham, Ph.D.

Closing Comments 

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