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.
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“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)
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.
medpagetoday.com(12/22/2014): The Amygdaloids: NYU Docs Rock the House – Heavy ‘mental’ music from neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux
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.
August 20, 2014 – Scientific American : How Do Our Brains Remember? [Video] - Joe LeDoux interviews Eric Kande. By Mark Fischetti
JOE LEDOUX INTERVIEWS MIKE GAZZANIGA ON THE TOPIC OF FREE WILL AND THE BRAIN. FEATURING “HOW FREE IS YOUR WILL” BY THE AMYGDALOIDS – Scientific American.