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One World Science

The Unconscious Mind

Leonard Mlodinow

As writing partner of Stephen Hawking and shows including Star Trek and MacGyver, theoretical physicist Dr. Leonard Mlodinow’s multifarious mind has led him to be the developer of a new type of perturbation theory for eigenvalue problems in quantum mechanics. In this show, Dr. Chopra and Mlodinow discuss topics such as ‘randomness’ and other concepts of the unconsciousness mind which rule our behavior.

24:27 | 2015

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About Leonard Mlodinow

Leonard Mlodinow is a theoretical physicist and author, recognized for groundbreaking discoveries in physics, and as the author of five best-selling books. His book The Grand Design, co-authored with Stephen Hawking, reached #1 on the New York Times best-seller list; his book Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, won the 2013 PEN/E.O. Wilson award for literary science writing; and his book The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives was chosen as a New York Times notable book, and short-listed for the Royal Society book award. Dr. Mlodinow is also known through his many public lectures and media appearances on programs such ranging from Morning Joe, to Through the Wormhole, and for debating Deepak Chopra on ABC's Nightline.

Visit his website https://leonardmlodinow.com/