Sai Krishna-Seethala is a senior multimedia editor at The Spectrum.
Nick Thompson, pictured above, asked Nita Farahany questions during the second half of their presentation.
Thompson, left, is the CEO of The Atlantic. Farahany, middle, is a Duke University professor and author of "The Battle for Your Brain."
Nicholas Thompson and Nita Farahany spoke with The Spectrum prior to their appearance at UB on Nov. 16.