In his latest book, Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil, Dr. Bloom examines the morality of infants, chimps, and psychopaths, drawing on insights from psychology, behavioral economics, and evolutionary biology (as well as observations from Darwin and Louis C.K.)
Professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale, Paul Bloom researches how children and adults understand the physical and social world, with a special focus on morality, religion, fiction, and art. The author of over 100 scientific papers and numerous books, Dr. Bloom writes for the New Yorker, New York Times,
Atlantic, and Slate.
Before & After
--Try our morally compromised cocktail of the night, the "Right Amount of Wrong"
--Sway to seemingly altruistic grooves
--Stick around for the uninhibited Q&A
--Snag a signed copy of Paul Bloom's wickedly good new book!
This edition of the Secret Science Club meets Tuesday, March 11, 8 pm @ the Bell House,
149 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd avenues) in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Subway: F or G to 4th Ave; R to 4th Ave/9th St.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Please bring ID: 21+. No cover. Just bring your smart self!