Are Our Memories Real?
If you take away our memories, are we still ourselves? Are the memories that make up our identity … even real? Does it matter? Rainn (@rainnwilson) visits a leading memory researcher, Ken Paller, in his lab at Northwestern University to ask some hard questions, while Reza (@rezaaslan) questions the answers. Just kidding! There are no answers. Join the conversation #metaphysical and email us your thoughts: email@example.com. Metaphysical Milkshake is presented by Luminary Media and SoulPancake. Metaphysical Milkshake is executive produce by Rainn Wilson, Reza Aslan, Golriz Lucina, and Dariush Brizuela-Nothaft of SoulPancake. Hashem Selph is the head of production. Metaphysical Milkshake is produced by Amy S. Choi and Rebecca Lehrer of The Mash-Up Americans. Associate producers are Jocelyn Gonzalez, Lindsey Kratochwill, Sara Pelligrini, Mary Phillips-Sandy, and Shelby Sandlin. Original music is composed by Jeff Tang and Scott Tang.