David Linden

David Linden

Professor, Researcher

Keynotes by David Linden discuss how the human brain and body react pleasurably to uncertain and spontaneous events. In particular, Linden examines the pleasure humans feel during interactions with addictive social media and gambling. As a Professor of Neuroscience at John Hopkins University, Linden has a vast knowledge of the inner workings of the human brain and its responsiveness. In terms of his education, Linden received undergraduate and graduates degrees in Brain Chemistry and Neuroscience from the University of California and Northwestern University; shortly after receiving his Ph.D. worked for Hoffmann-La Roche a globe health-care company.

Linden has authored many books that concisely explain the human brain including 'The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams and God,' and 'The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good.'

Linden is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the 'Journal of Neurophysiology' and continues to update his academic research on brain sciences. With interesting insight into how the brain reacts to risks, keynotes by David Linden offer an understandable and far-reaching perspective to audiences.

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