Media: Print, Talks and Appearances
Peter Whybrow is an experienced speaker in a wide variety of venues. He addresses a broad range of topics pertinent to neuroscience and human behavior. These include the behavioral and philosophical roots of the market society; migration, genetics, and the American Dream; the impact of affluence on American culture: love and trust as the foundation of education; the importance of community and habitat in a world driven by technology; entrepreneurship; imagination and the biological roots of creativity; emotion and its disorder as illustrated through the life of Vincent Van Gogh and Robert Schumann; and much more.
Print: USA: New York Times, New York Times Book Review, Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, Wall Street Journal; USA Today, Philadelphia Inquirer, Boston Globe, Chicago Herald Tribune, San Francisco Examiner, Seattle Times, Detroit News, Dallas Times Herald, TIME Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Working Woman, Psychology Today, Travel & Health, Mirabella Magazine, Vogue Magazine; Elle, Women’s Day, Self, Shape. UK & Europe: London Times, Times Higher Education Supplement, The Guardian; The Independent, Daily Telegraph, Observer, Literary Review, L’Espresso, Die Gazette & various European newspapers and magazines.
TV, Radio, Film: National Public Radio, Market Place and Day to Day and many local stations; CNN; NBC, Good Morning America: Fox News, Fox Forum: WNET Boston The Mind Series, Depression: E-Entertainment TV, Vivien Leigh: KCET, Los Angeles, Life & Times: The Odyssey Channel: The Discovery Channel: The Discovery Health Channel: ABC Radio Network; various TV and radio talk shows: Charlie Rose; Tech Nation, Voices in the Family; Milt Rosenberg Show; Brian Lehrer; Dennis Prager, “Between the Lines” ; Connie Martinson Talks Books; Tavis Smiley Show; and numerous syndicated radio shows across the US and Britain including the BBC and BBC4.
Selected Documentaries: "This Emotional Life" (examines whether Americans can be happier); Portrait in Blue: (about Vincent Van Gogh); “Why Dogs Smile & Elephants Cry” (Emotion in animals): Edens Lost and Found (Urban renewal in the US); Twilight Becomes Night (Erosion of community in Brooklyn, NY); What Would Jesus Buy? (consumerism in US culture). "Consume This Movie" by Gene Brockhoff; "Do I Need This," documentary by Kate Schemerhorn.
Selected Keynotes: The American Philosophical Society; Mont Pelerin Society; The Getty Leadership Institute; Mellon Foundation; Rockefeller Trust; Oxford University; Library of Congress; Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; London School of Design; Cosmos Club, Washington; Oregon Health Sciences University; University of Dresden, Germany; University of Pisa, Italy; Pelé Little Prince Research Institute, Curitiba, Brazil; LA Times Book Festival; Pop!Tech, Camden, Maine; South by South-West Festival; Anderson Business School Alumni; Northwestern Business School; Tennenbaum Capital Partners; Mayflower Action Group; Crestone Capital Advisors, Colorado.