Interviews

Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Modulation of Emotional Responses Emotional responses are control by the prefrontal lobe. Dr. Giacomo Rizzolatti discusses the blocking mechanism in the prefrontal lobe, which helps people in reduce of intensity of their emotions and actions (e.g., empathetic reactions). He explains... Giacomo Rizzolatti goCognitive 00:01:19
The Evolution of Language from Gestures Together with Dr. Michael Arbib, Dr. Rizzolatti published an interesting account of the evolution of language from gestures instead of the more commonly associated calls of animals. He provides a number of arguments in favor of this hypothesis -... Giacomo Rizzolatti goCognitive 00:07:39