With concerts canceled due to COVID-19, Etienne Gara, artist-in-residence at the USC Dornsife Brain and Creativity Institute, along with USC Thornton alumna YuEun Kim, take the show on the road with outdoor performances for field workers across California. [5½ min read]
Soprano Renee Fleming and USC Dornsife neuroscientist Antonio Damasio share the belief that their disciplines can together improve our health and well-being.
A five-year study led by the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC Dornsife finds significant differences between kids who learned to play instruments and those who didn’t.
Brain scans show that stories that force us to think about our deepest values activate a region of the brain once thought to be its autopilot, according to USC Dornsife researchers.
Antonio Damasio and Hanna Damasio of USC Dornsife’s Brain and Creativity Institute receive honorary degrees from the Sorbonne in Paris.
USC Dornsife University Professor Antonio Damasio’s somatic marker theory has inspired countless experiments in the United States and Europe and has had a major influence in contemporary psychology, neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry and philosophy.
The Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) at USC Dornsife receives $1.5 million grant to study the biology of feelings. Their findings could be used to improve treatments for unmanageable pain or depression.
University Professor Antonio Damasio leads a panel on creativity and the brain during the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting in San Diego.
An intimate group inside the Brain and Creativity Institute’s Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall are privy to a tête-à-tête between world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and University Professor and neuroscientist Antonio Damasio.