Sidarta is a neuroscientist and the author of The Oracle of Night: The History and Science of Dreaming. He's the Founder of the Brain Institute at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil.
Sidarta Ribeiro is the founder and first director of the Brain Institute of Federal University or Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil, where he currently is Professor of Neuroscience. He received a Ph.D in Animal Behaviour from Rockefeller University. His research topics encompass memory, sleep and dreams, neuroplasticity, symbolic competence in in non-human animals, computational psychiatry, and psychedelics.