Suzanne Dikker

Suzanne Dikker’s research merges cognitive neuroscience, education, and performance art in an effort to understand the brain’s basis of human social interaction.

The Mutual Wave Machine is an interactive neurofeedback installation that embodies the elusive notion of ‘being on the same wavelength.’ Enclosed by an intimate capsule and immersed in an audiovisual environment that responds and reflects their shared brain activity, two visitors can directly experience and manipulate their internal efforts to approach each other, or distance themselves from each other.