Talk Polymath: Evidence-based Conversations

Ep. 4 | Brains, Behavior, and Human Performance

May 03, 2021 Season 1 Episode 4
Talk Polymath: Evidence-based Conversations
Ep. 4 | Brains, Behavior, and Human Performance
Show Notes

This episode of Talk Polymath focuses on the augmentation of human performance through scientific cognition and neuroscience programs. Our guests, Amy Kruse, Ph.D., Biologist & Partner at Prime Movers Lab, and Anna Skinner, Ph.D., Founder and President of BlackMoon, LLC, will explore cutting-edge research and technologies focused on optimizing human performance.

Amy Kruse, Ph.D., is a Partner and Principal Biologist at Prime Movers Lab. As a neuroscientist and biologist, she discovers emerging new companies and performs in-depth due diligence into potential investments across areas including neuroscience, human augmentation, synthetic biology, longevity/regeneration and agriculture. She also supports portfolio companies in evaluating and overcoming scientific and implementation challenges, with a specific emphasis on deploying complex technology into real-world environments.
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Anna Skinner, Ph.D., is the Founder and President of Black Moon, LLC.  Dr. Skinner's professional experience and research interests blend her educational background in biomedical engineering and human factors psychology, emphasizing the application of theoretically- and empirically-based cognitive science and neuroscience principles to the design of technology and training tools to optimize human performance.
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Talk Polymath is's monthly podcast series which features evidence-based conversations and invites global science leaders to converse about topics in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. From public health to changing models and trends in technology, this podcast engages in current cultural interests across disciplines.

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