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What are the common threads that enable survivors of illness, trauma, and prejudice to triumph over their challenges? Cancer survivor Sharlee Jeter and co-author Sampson Davis M.D. meet with neuroscientist Heather Berlin, a Brainwave regular, to examine how people have overcome cancer, poverty, toxic relationships, racism, violence, career roadblocks, and other obstacles.

The conversation marks the paperback issue of The Stuff: Unlock Your Power to Overcome Challenges, Soar, and Succeed by Sharlee Jeter and Sampson Davis, with a foreword by Derek Jeter.

Presented with The Lymphoma Research Foundation.


You live inside your head every day, but do you understand how it works? Brainwave, the Rubin’s longest-running program series, investigates how our minds shape our everyday experiences, incorporating Eastern and Western philosophy, science, art, and other disciplines. Every spring, a unique theme unifies the Rubin Museum’s programs, including on-stage conversations between neuroscientists and notable personalities, films, and immersive visitor experiences.