Each year, some of the hottest tickets in New York City are for a series of conversations at the Rubin Museum. “Brainwave” pairs celebrities with scientists to explore how the human mind works. This selection of far-reaching, unscripted talksabout memory and perception, creativity and consciousness, happiness, fear, and dreamsfeatures Oscar® nominee Debra Winger, superstar chef Mario Batali, comedian Lewis Black, bestselling authors Amy Tan and R.L. Stine (“Goosebumps”), and more. 10 episodes, 8 ¾ hrs, 3 DVDs, SDH, viewer’s guide, mature audiences. Shipping begins July 22. From Athena.