The Big Bang Theory: Making Science Cool (& Funny)
An acclaimed actress who became a neuroscientist is now an actress who on TV plays a neuroscientist. If you follow this logic, then you are probably a fan of one of the most popular comedies on television, The Big Bang Theory. Playing the role of “Amy Farrah Fowler,” Mayim Bialik uses her PhD as the foundation for her unforgettable character. In her presentations, she shares her keen scientific mind and her wonderful sense of humor as she explores the work of the brain, of behavioral development, of her life as an actress and scientist, and of the special relationship that exists between The Big Bang Theory and its audience.
The Art & Science of Caregiving
Having to act as a caregiver for her aging grandparents—from her teens through college and into her graduate school years—Mayim Bialik developed personal insight alongside her academic and neurological/neuropsychiatric training, leading to a complicated but rich understanding of the biological, psychological, and personal impacts of the aging process. Covering such issues as dementia, brain injury, and managing general degenerative processes in a nursing facility, Bialik offers a fascinating journey into both the science of the brain and the emotional issues affecting caregivers.
Mayim Bialik Breaks Down Mental Health
Mayim Bialik uses her PhD in Neuroscience to break down the topic of mental health, especially the myths and misunderstandings surrounding it. Audiences love the funny, personal way she approaches this tough topic through her own experiences so everyone comes away not only a little more educated, but also a little more understanding.
Mayim Bialik Hosts A New Podcast called Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown and Stars As the Lead On A New TV Show, Call Me Kat on Fox Comedy
MAYIM BIALIK just launched a new podcast on mental health called Mayim Bialik's Breakdown. The podcast uses her Neuroscience PhD as well as her personal experience with mental health to take a comedic lens to an important topic. She recently talked to USA Today about the new podcast. Bialik stars as the lead role in Fox Comedy’s new TV show, Call Me Kat, where she is also a co-producer of the show alongside former co-star Jim Parsons.
Audiences rave about Bialik, appreciating her commentary on the science of the human experience, mental health, and more. After hosting Mayim at an event, The University of Northern Iowa shared, “It was a very good night! Mayim was so easy to work with. I've had quite a few people reach out today to say they enjoyed the keynote. She talked about important things, but there was a lot of laughter and enjoyment as well. And that's something we can use a lot more of. Thank you!”
VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING: Neuroscientist and star of The Big Bang Theory, Mayim Bialik bridges the special relationship that exist between the arts and sciences that her audience has come to love.
MAYIM BIALIK, who played a neuroscientist on The Big Bang Theory (and the star of your favorite 90s sitcom Blossom) is actually a neuroscientist in real life. Her #1 New York Times Bestseller Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular is an intimate conversation to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. It's been called "a must-have book for all teenage girls." At in-person and virtual events, in Mayim's presentations her brilliant sense of humor bridges the worlds of arts and sciences making the connection between the two palpable for people, highlighting the special relationship that exists between The Big Bang Theory and its audience.
The Big Bang Theory: Mayim Bialik makes science cool & funny
MAYIM BIALIK is an acclaimed actress who became a neuroscientist and later played a neuroscientist on TV The Big Bang Theory. Playing the role of “Amy Farrah Fowler,” Mayim Bialik used her PhD as the foundation for her unforgettable character. In her presentations, she shares her keen scientific mind and her wonderful sense of humor as she explores the work of the brain, of behavioral development, of her life as an actress and scientist, and of the special relationship that exists between The Big Bang Theory and its audience.
Mayim is best known for her lead role as ‘Blossom Russo’ in the early-1990s NBC television sitcom BLOSSOM and as neurobiologist ‘Amy Farrah Fowler’ on the comedic juggernaut THE BIG BANG THEORY (CBS), a role for which she has received one Screen Actors Guild nomination, four Emmy nominations and won the Critics’ Choice Award in 2018. In 2014, Mayim joined Peter Funt in the relaunch of the original hidden camera reality show CANDID CAMERA (TVLand). Mayim has also published two books “Mayim’s Vegan Table” and “Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way.” She currently stars in the new FOX comedy series CALL ME KAT, which she also Executive Produces. Bialik puts her Neuroscience degree to use in her podcast, Mayim Bialik's Breakdown, where she breaks down the topic of mental health, especially to bust myths and misunderstandings.