Professor of Neuroscience, Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Sidarta Ribeiro is the founder and first director of the Brain Institute of Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil, where he is professor of neuroscience. He has a PhD in Animal Behavior from Rockefeller University in New York. His research topics encompass memory, sleep and dreams, neuroplasticity, symbolic competence in in non-human animals, computational psychiatry, and psychedelics. His latest book is The Oracle of Night: The History and Science of Dreams (2021).