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Mark Changizi

Neuroscientist

Mark Changizi appears in the following:

Rippin' the Rainbow a New One

Monday, May 21, 2012

We tear into this show with a dark scene from 1665. A young Isaac Newton, hoping to ride out the plague by heading to the country to puzzle over the deep mysteries of the universe, finds himself wondering about light. And vision. He wants to get to the bottom of ...

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Music, Harnessing Nature

Monday, August 15, 2011

In his new book, “Harnessed,” author and neuroscientist Mark Changizi argues that humans aren’t particularly wired for speech or music. Instead, he theorizes that over time we’ve simply developed a culture that "harnesses" nature. Mark joins us in the studio to discuss the evolutionary process that would connect approaching footsteps to Beethoven’s symphonies. 

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