Sensory Speed Dating
Hosted by Chris Duffy, Dr. Carlota Batres, Aaron Owen, Tessa Liebman
Wed, August 31, 2016
Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pmLittlefield
$10.00 - $15.00
Tickets at the Door
This event is 21 and over
*** Admission includes free food and swag! ***https://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/1269739/
Sensory Speed Dating
Guerilla Science is taking on the speed dating scene by helping people of all persuasions—single, coupled, straight, LGBTQ, polyamorous, and everything in between—to scientifically hack their love lives. Calling all adventurous New Yorkers to explore the science of attraction through an interactive evening of sensory exploration. Join our host, comedian Chris Duffy, as he walks you through daring experiments with strangers, with guidance from sexual selection scientists Dr. Carlota Batres and Aaron Owen. Special guest chef Tessa Liebman of Methods & Madness provides delectable treats for the taste round. Smell, hear, taste, touch, see and move your way to a new understanding of how our senses drive our desires.
Hosted by Chris Duffy
Chris Duffy is a comedian, improviser, teacher, host, and writer. He's the host and creator of You're the Expert, the show that uses comedy to make academic research more accessible and exciting. Chris is also the editor-in-chief of Paperweight Magazine, a digital humor publication.
Dr. Carlota Batres
Dr. Carlota Batres is a postdoctoral fellow at Gettysburg College. Her PhD examined the influences that facial masculinity, height and age have on judgements of attractiveness and dominance. Her current research, funded by Chanel, studies how cosmetics influence face perceptions.
Aaron Owen is a behavioral ecologist and evolutionary biologist interested in the ways sexual selection has shaped the traits and behaviors of animals in their endeavor to reproduce.
Tessa Liebman is a graduate of The French Culinary Institute and creator of Methods & Madness, a dinner series where she produces interactive dinners informed by artistic process and inspiration.