Indre Viskontas is a Lithuanian-Canadian neuroscientist and operatic soprano. She holds a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience and a M.M. in opera. She serves on the faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and co-hosts the Inquiring Minds Podcast.
Recent episodes featuring Indre Viskontas
2019 Year End Wrap-Up
Indre, along with fellow neuroscientist and person who is her husband, Adam Bristol, recap their favorite science stories and interviews of 2019.
We might be approaching the study of cancer all wrong
We talk to oncologist, professor of medicine, and director of the MDS Center at Columbia University Azra Raza about her new book The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last.
Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
We talk to environmental journalist Beth Gardiner about her new book Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.
The Blockchain and the Future of Everything
We talk to Michael Casey, Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities at MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, about his new book, co-authored with Paul Vigna, The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.
The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains
We talk to neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux, author of the new book The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains.
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