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Spirit Now London & The Brain Circle UK webinar on 'Brain and Creativity' with Pro. Idan Segev

Updated: Mar 31, 2021

Brain & Creativity

Why only humain brain is creative and what is in your brain while experiencing art?

17 May 2020

Introduction by Marie-Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (founder of Spirit Now London)

Dear Spirit Now London Friends,

As part of Spirit Now London Science and the support of the Jean-François and Marie-Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre Foundation to ELSC (The Edmond & Lily Safra Centre for Brain Sciences in Jerusalem) and the Sainsbury Centre in London, we were delighted to invite our community to a very inspiring webinar with Professor Idan Segev on Brain & Creativity: Why only human brain is creative and what is in your brain while experiencing art? This event was organised by Spirit Now London and in partnership with The Brain Circle UK. Spirit Now London is inviting personalities from art, culture, and science to share with us, from their confinement space, their visions and inspirations to nourish our spirit! #spiritnowlondongoingvirtual

Professor Idan Segev

Head Department of Neurobiology The Edmond & Lily Safra Centre for Brain Sciences Co-director of HU Max Plank Center for Brain Research Computational Neuroscientist The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Idan Segev is the David & Inez Myers Professor in Computational Neurosciences, a member of the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC), Head of the Department of Neurobiology at the Hebrew University, Director of the Max Plank Center at the Hebrew University and Head of the Drahi Brain Computation and Communication Lab. His research team utilises computational and theoretical tools to study how neurons and the networks that they form, compute and dynamically adapt to our ever-changing environment. In recent years, he worked with several experimental groups worldwide in an attempt to model, in the computer, a whole piece of the mammalian cortex including that of the biggest European Brain research project, the Human Brain Project (former "Blue Brain Project”) in collaboration with EPFL* Professor Idan Segev also has a keen interest in the connection between creativity and the brain.

The Brain Circle UK and Spirit Now London past event with Prof. Idan Segev A conversation between the artist Antony Gormley and Professor Idan Segev.

An event organised in partnership with the White Cube.

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