The Amygdaloids are a New York City band made up of scientists who shed their scientific garb at night and take to the stage with songs about love and life peppered with insights drawn from research about mind and brain and mental disorders.

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The making of 'All in Our Minds'-- a new EP by The Amygdaloids (Video)

Map of Your Mind” (video) - the featured‘single’ of The Amygdaloids’ EP, ‘All in Our Minds (Jan 27, 2012).

"All in Our Minds" EP Release Party (video)

The Beautiful Brain by Joseph LeDoux

I Got a Mind to Tell You by Joseph LeDoux

Upcoming shows


Silence & Memory

Silence & Memory : Join violinist and composer Cornelius Dufallo (ETHEL, Flux Quartet), violinist and composer Ittai Shapira, pianist and composer Emir Gamsız, neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux, and psychoanalyst Ruth Oscharoff for a provocative investigation of how composers use silence and how it affects us. Colin will join Joe to  round out the creative roster with songs about the mind, the brain, and mental illness from  Amygdaloids.  National Sawdust​  on May 24.

“LeDoux has a craggy, inflective voice…. a personality singer as opposed to a crooner” – Jersey Beat | Reviewarama! By Jim Testa

Jim Testa from Jersey Beat had a review for Joe’s latest record “A River of Hope and Love Flows through a Dark Abyss.” –

Joseph LeDoux – A River of Hope and Love Flows Through a Dark Abyss (full album) [2018]

(August 31, 2018) A River of Hope and Love Flows Through a Dark Abyss – LeDoux’s first solo album released on the Amygdaloids YouTube channel

Check out The Amygdaloids new improved YouTube Channel.