The Amygdaloids are a New York City band made up of scientists who shed their scientific garb at night and take to the stage with songs about love and life peppered with insights drawn from research about mind and brain and mental disorders.

Photos on flickr

The making of 'All in Our Minds'-- a new EP by The Amygdaloids (Video)

Map of Your Mind” (video) - the featured‘single’ of The Amygdaloids’ EP, ‘All in Our Minds (Jan 27, 2012).

"All in Our Minds" EP Release Party (video)

The Beautiful Brain by Joseph LeDoux

I Got a Mind to Tell You by Joseph LeDoux


“Once Bitten, Twice Shy” is the official song of the 2nd World Congress on Facial Expression of Emotion

PORT0. “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” by Joseph LeDoux, The Amygdaloids, and the album “Anxious” (2015), is the official song of the 2nd World Congress on Facial Expression of Emotion (2ndWCFEE 2018), to be held in Porto (Portugal), on October 11-13, 2018. “It’s a love song about Pavlovian conditioning,” said Prof. Joseph LeDoux to Prof. Freitas-Magalhães.

Coming soon! A River of Hope and Love Flows Through a Dark Abyss

My Mind’s Eye (episode 4). An interview with Elizabeth Phelps | 2017| Documentary , Short , Series

Director&Producer : Alexis Gambis |Editor: Leo Ghysels LABOCINE ORIGINAL 2017

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to learn about brain and mind from leaders in the field, and be entertained at the same time? Welcome to My Mind’s Eye, a series of interviews about topics such as the mind-body problem, free will, memory, emotion, and on and on, each themed with a song from the rock band, The Amygdaloids. My Mind’s Eye is hosted by NYU neuroscientist, Joseph LeDoux, and directed by Alexis Gambis.

In this fourth episode, we all with Elizabeth Phelps, cognitive neuroscientist known for her research at the intersection of memory, learning, and emotion.