Wednesday, November 16, 2011

TEDxToronto -- Ariel Garten -- Redefining Consciousness

Ariel Garten, CEO and Co-Founder of InteraXon, delivers a Talk at TEDxToronto 2011 on the theme of Redefining Consciousness.

From Wikipedia:
Ariel Garten is a Canadian artist, scientist and intellectual.[1] She was an avant garde clothing designer with a store called Flavour Hall (now closed) in Toronto, Canada. She is deemed to have made a "significant contribution to the field" [2] for her work in integrating art and science. She is pursuing cutting edge art and performances in other media, including dance, music, percussion, and cutting-edge instruments (such as hydraulophone, quintephone, and other). She creates work that explores the intersection of art and neuroscience.

Garten lectures about interdisciplinary neuroscience topics, such as "The Neuroscience of Morals" (on TVO's Big Ideas televised lecture series),[3] "The Neuroscience of Molecular Gastronomy" [4] and others), as well as psychotherapy and mental health.

Garten poineered Thought Controlled Computing Company Interaxon in 2007, which recently was honored at the Premier's Innovations Awards [5]

1 comment:

Julie said...

Fascinating, brilliant and exciting !
I can visualise how this can be a powerful tool to use for understanding and assisting in the healing of people in need, our world in fact!