Seth Horowitz – Where the Wild Things Hear. Auditory Worlds Beyond the Human Experience
Seth S. Horowitz, Ph.D. is a neuroscientist and the author of The Universal Sense: How Hearing Shapes the Mind (Bloomsbury 2012). As a former faculty member in the Department of Neuroscience at Brown University, his research in auditory and vestibular neuroscience, sleep, chronobiology, and human performance has been funded by NIH, NSF and NASA. His current work focuses on how sound perception affects emotion, cognition, pain perception and motion sickness, and how it can be applied to enhance virtual environments. He is the Chief Science Officer of NeuroPop, Inc., Sleep Genius, Inc., and the Semisphere Group, as well as President and Head of R&D of The Engine Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to exploring the intersection between science and the arts. He is married to artist China Blue and lives in Warwick, RI, USA.
Day 1 – Thursday, 10.03.2016