Scientists are Awesome: Robert Sapolsky

(via the guy behind Laughing Squid)

Yes, it’s about cat parasites. No, it’s actually awesome and surprisingly easy to understand.

edit: The video can no longer be embedded. The video and full transcript are here.

This dude, Robert Sapolsky, is a neuroscientist at Stanford, winner of a McArthur “Genius” Award, and an amazing speaker.

I could listen to him all day long. Even his daily class lectures sound fascinating (part 1, part 2; admittedly these require more of a background in the field to fully understand).

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