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Luis Martínez Otero, Jordi Camí and Miguel Ángel Gea

Great questions about the brain and mind

Conference from neuroscientist Luis Martínez Otero about how the brain works in decision-making, and then magician Miguel Ángel Gea and neuroscientist Jordi Camí will accompany him in a show about perception of reality that combines magic, science, and philosophy. 

Jordi Camí, Luis Martínez Otero and Miguel Ángel Gea

How do we perceive reality?

The human being is a predictive machine dedicated to minimizing discrepancies between what we expect and what actually happens. For this very reason, surprise is the common way the organism reacts when a prediction error is produced. Combining magic with scientific dissemination and philosophical ...

Luis Martínez Otero

How do we make moral decisions?

The most recent results show that both visual and moral decisions use the same neural mechanisms: we always see and decide depending on the context. What does this new evidence tell us about the functioning and evolution of the brain? The neuroscientist Luis Martínez Otero talks about ...