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Thu August 2, 2012
Innovation Hub for 8/4/12: The Brain. Brian Greene.
This week on Innovation Hub, we talk to masters of the invisible, the barely visible and the just plain hard to see. Listen at 7 a.m. on Saturday or subscribe to our podcast on iTunes.
Can You Spot "The Invisible Gorilla"?
Our minds deceive us all the time. Sometimes in extraordinary and surprising ways. According to psychology professor Chris Chabris, we often overestimate our perception, memory, and reasoning.
- Chris Chabris, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program, Union College
From the Higgs Boson to the Mars Rover
Were you excited about the possible discovery of the Higgs boson subatomic particle? Physicist and NOVA host Brian Greene discusses the ramifications for his field. Plus, he talks about the excitement leading up to the Mars rover landing.
- Brian Greene, Professor of Physics and Mathematics, Columbia University; NOVA Host