'Heartbreakers' with Artist-in-Residence Dessa
Could our genes affect our romantic choices? Does love inhabit a particular region of the brain? If this song makes us too sad to drive straight, why are we playing it on repeat?
Rapper and essayist Dessa hosted her four-event series in The Greene Space in May 2017 - a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.
Watch the entire series, or catch video highlights, below.
Recently in 'Heartbreakers' with Artist-in-Residence Dessa
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
How much choosing are we really doing when we select a mate? Dessa wraps her series mixing art, music and research on love, sex and coupling.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
When a relationship ends, where should we keep all the feels? Dessa continues her series mixing art, music and research on love, sex and coupling.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
After a baaaad break-up, Dessa assembles a team of researchers, neuroscientists and a clinician to remove the lingering love from her brain.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Rapper and essayist Dessa launched her series with an exploration of how research on voles might reveal a genetic basis for monogamy in humans.