Peggy La Cerra, PhD

Peggy La Cerra, PhD, is a theoretical evolutionary neuroscientist and editor at large of S+H. She is the coauthor (with Roger Bingham) of The Origin of Minds: Evolution, Uniqueness, and the New Science of the Self, which details a theoretical framework for the basic features of the evolved design of all life intelligence systems as the adaptive solution to entropy, the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

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The Simple Thermodynamics of Enlightenment

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Why Dance Makes Brains Better

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Naked Truth and the Storytelling Animal

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A Survivor Creates a Cancer Support Center

Diagnosed with breast cancer, Susan Kapadia needed more support than her family—or her small community—could provide.