The Second Coming of Sigmund Freud | DiscoverMagazine.com

Just as the old psychoanalyst seemed destined for history’s trash heap, neuroscientists are resurrecting his most defining insights.

The party is at a trendy Harlem restaurant, in the private rooms downstairs. It is crowded and, for a science event, glamorous. Many women are in sparkly cocktail dresses. Men are wearing expensive ties. Everyone has fashionable eyewear. Over at the bar is the goateed Joe LeDoux, known for his groundbreaking research on fear, as well as for his rock ’n’ roll band of scientists. The celebrity chef who owns the restaurant is personally greeting guests.

The Second Coming of Sigmund Freud

Kat McGowan – DiscoverMagazine.com

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