Few people have contributed more to understanding human behavior and decision-making than Dr. Antonio Damasio. A University Professor, David Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, Psychology and Philosophy, and Director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Dr. Damasio has brought groundbreaking insights to the science of emotions and consciousness through his research, theories, and books. His work has been cited over 100,000 times, and his books have been translated into dozens of languages.

In this episode, Dr. Damasio shares insights from his most recent book, The Strange Order of Things, which addresses the evolutionary development of the mind and the role of homeostasis in the generation of cultures. Listen in to learn how our minds and cultures are linked, where decision-making really happens, and the important role our emotions play in key areas of life.

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