Lucy L. Brown

Clinical Professor in Neurology, Einstein College of Medicine

Lucy L. Brown is a Clinical Professor in Neurology at Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She received her Ph.D. in Experimental/Physiological Psychology from NYU in 1973. During a post-doctoral fellowship at Einstein, she worked on visualizing dopamine neurons and testing their plasticity in reward systems in animals. She also learned about brain mapping techniques during the fellowship, and continued at Einstein as a grant-funded investigator. She was Director of the Laboratory for Functional Neuroanatomy and Movement Disorders for over twenty years. Currently, she collaborates with several other investigators on brain imaging of romantic love and personality traits, in addition to studying mobility and cognition in normal aging.

Participant In:

Love, the Interrogative

Saturday, February 23rd
2:30 - 4:30PM

Past Event

In one of his novels, Milan Kundera suggested that “love is a continual interrogation.” What is this thing called love? Is it, as Shakespeare might have it, “the star to every wandering bark”? Or, in Bronzino’s words, “always a fountain and a vase of tears”? Can love be considered a single emotion? A complex of… read more »