You know what I’m thinking… with Cristina Alberini


Greg Sits down with Brains and Behavior distinguished lecturer Cristina Alberini from NYU’s center for Neural Science to discuss growing up as a scientists in Italy influenced her career (1:30), initiating research in learning and memory with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel (6:05), incorporating different research aspects into a learning and memory lab and the advantage of diverse scientific backgrounds (8:25), advantages/disadvantages to doing a PhD and conducting research in Europe (11:33), mammals vs. invertebrates in memory research (18:21), current research in infantile amnesia (21:05), how altering previous experience can attenuate harmful future behavior (30:38), side vocation as a psychoanalyst (35:28), and life in Manhattan (45:05).

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