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Irvine, California 92697

November 2019

Out of Mind

Out of Mind

University of Callifornia Irvine
November 9, 2019
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm

Out of Mind is a fusion of experimental theatre and experimental neuroscience developed and presented by neuroscientist Allison Waters, PhD, and theatre artist Tannis Kowalchuk. The project draws on tools of inquiry from both fields to investigate how the brain constructs emotion in depression and wellness. The performance-lecture presents rationale, methods and results of a laboratory study that measured the brain of an actress as she embodied extreme emotional states. This research takes as its premise evidence that emotion is not…

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