Online video network Big Think announced on Monday that it is launching a series of videos that will be posted daily in conjunction with the 92nd Street Y’s second annual 7 Days of Genius Festival: Venture into the Extraordinary, running through March 8 in New York City.
The series features interviews with thought leaders, filmed at YouTube Space New York, including:
- Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, and writer Maria Konnikova (pictured), discussing the science of mindfulness.
- “The Science Guy” Bill Nye and broadcast journalist Jack Roper exploring how to nurture future geniuses.
- Neuroscientist Heather Berlin and science writer Carl Zimmer examining neuroscience and genius.
- Yale School of Medicine psychiatry and neurobiology professor Joy Hirsch and Zimmer discussing creativity and the brain.