WrestleMania meets Debate Club
Your hosts Meg Pierson, Zak Martellucci, and Dustin Growick lead a rotating cast of special guest experts in a battle royale of serious—and not so serious—topics. Who will come out on top? Dinosaurs or mammals? Biology or physics? Space or oceans? Chock-full of trivia, games, and prizes, the show will conclude with the answer to an age-old question. The winner is up to you, as audience endorsements and YOUR vote will ultimately determine which team is crowned champion of VERSUS.
THIS MONTH: Mind vs. Machine w/ Scientific American!
Doors 9:00pm / Show 9:30pm
Tickets $15 adv / $20 door
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
Repping Mind: Scott Barry Kaufman – Scott is a psychologist at Columbia University who is interested in using psychological science to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and meaningful life. Kaufman has over 60 scientific publications on intelligence, creativity, personality, and well-being. In addition to writing the column Beautiful Minds for Scientific American, he also hosts The Psychology Podcast, which was named by Business Insider a podcast that “will change how you think about human behavior.” Kaufman received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University, and an M. Phil in experimental psychology from the University of Cambridge under a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. You can find out more at http://ScottBarryKaufman.com.
Repping Machine: Sophie Bushwick – Sophie is the technology editor at Scientific American. Previously she worked as a senior editor at Popular Science and as a freelance writer, podcast producer and video host for publications including Discover, Inside Science and Gizmodo.
This event is a collaboration with Scientific American. Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, with coverage that explains how research changes our understanding of the world and shapes our lives. First published in 1845, Scientific American is the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S. It has published articles by more than 150 Nobel laureates and built a loyal following of influential and forward thinking readers.
Please note: due to unforseen circumstances, Michael D. Lemonick will no longer be able to attend this event.
REFUND POLICY: Tickets maybe be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.