“So We Are” at Sidewalk – Jan. 15, 2015

Jan. 16, 2015- Colin and Joe performed at Sidewalk, NYC last night. Rather than facing the audience when performing, they faced each other. Interestingly, with the musicians in this kind of intimate connection the audience felt vicariously connected.

The Amygdaloids: NYU Docs Rock the House The Amygdaloids: NYU Docs Rock the House – Heavy ‘mental’ music from neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux

The 3rd Annual EBI Emotion in the Arts and Sciences Event.

Nov.18, 2014: Rosanne Cash joined Joe and Colin on stage at the NYU’s Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life for the 3rd Annual Emotional Brain Institute “Emotion in the Arts and Sciences” Event. The event was hosted by Judith Regan, host of Sirius-XM Stars Channel’s “The Judith Regan Show,” and will be broadcast soon. Joe and Colin performed ‘Inside of Me’ and ‘My Mind’s Eye’ and Rosanne Cash then joined them on stage to sing ‘Mind Over Matter’. Rosanne Cash then closed out the event with a few of her own songs.


How Do Our Brains Remember? [Video]

August 20, 2014 – Scientific American : How Do Our Brains Remember? [Video] Joe LeDoux interviews Eric Kande. By Mark Fischetti

Free Will: Is Your Brain the Boss of You? [Video] – By Mark Fischetti | June 30, 2014 |


It’s only natural– The Amygdaloids in Nature

Science and the arts: Rock and research by Karen Kaplan

ROCK YOUR MIND! to Feature NYU Scientists at the Bowery Electric

ROCK YOUR MIND !—a concert to benefit science programming—will feature New York University scientists, along with internationally acclaimed magician Mark Mitton, on Thurs., March 13, 8 p.m. at the Bowery Electric (327 Bowery [between E. 2nd and E. 3rd Sts.]).

The Amydaloids will perform songs about the mind. They will be joined by Space Clamps, who feature Sara Steele, who studies auditory perception at NYU, and Erik Nylen, a pre-doctoral fellow at the NYU Center for Neural Science, as well as Super Small, which includes Daniela Schiller, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Acclaimed magician Mark Mitton will ignite magic.

Google Hangouts: Conversation with Joseph LeDoux About My Mind’s Eye

Check out Joe’s  first Google Hangouts with  Imagine Science films: Experimenta: Conversation with Joseph LeDoux About My Mind’s Eye (Streamed live on Aug 8, 2013)

Second Annual Heavy MeNtal Variety Show @Sat May 18, 630-8p

A night of mind, brain, and magic.  The Amygdaloids will play several suites of our original songs on mind/brain topics:  the mind-body problem, memory, emotion, unconscious processes, and mental disorders.  Each suite will be preceded by a short (3 min) lecture on the scientific or philosophical foundations of the topic by Neuroscientist and Amygdaloid, Joseph LeDoux.  During a brief intermission, the internationally acclaimed magician, Mark Mitton, will dazzle you with mind-bending and brain-twisting tricks of his trade.

Presented by: The Helix Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation

 Where: New York Psychoanalytic Institute, Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, 247 E. 82d St, NYC

When:  Sat May 18, 630-8p (doors open 615p)

Admission: $10 (without drink tickets); $17 (tickets for 2 beers or glasses of wine)


What Is Consciousness? Go to the video!

What Is Consciousness?  Go to the video! The Mind Body ProblemJoe‘s  interview with Ned Block for Scientific American   By Mark Fischetti | January 28, 2013