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14 minutes | 7 days ago
The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health - With Vince Calhoun
Vince Calhoun, author of our Cerebrum story, “The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health,” discusses his pioneering research and the evolution of a growing field that has enormous potential to have an impact of both mental health and neurodegenerative treatment. Podcast Transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-calhoun
31 minutes | 7 days ago
His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain - With Catherine Woolley
Catherine Woolley, author of our Cerebrum cover story, “His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain,” discusses what the research has told us so far and why more research is desperately needed. Podcast Transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-woolley
37 minutes | 2 months ago
Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19 with Abigail Baird, Ph.D.
In this episode, we discuss adolescence, what maturity means to a neuroscientist, and what brain development looks like in the age of Covid-19 with Abigail Baird, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Vassar College and principal investigator of the Laboratory for Adolescent Science. Visit www.theteenspecies.com to follow Baird's research and the latest information on her forthcoming Audible project, all about the teenage brain!
33 minutes | 3 months ago
Hear and Now - With Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine story “Hear and Now,” discusses his research and policy making role regarding a link between hearing loss, dementia, and cognitive function. Podcast Transcript: http://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-lin
27 minutes | 3 months ago
Neuroscience for Global Mental Health - With Ilina Singh, Ph.D.
Ilina Singh, Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine cover story “Neuroscience for Global Mental Health,” discusses her experience on the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and the NeuroGenE global initiative in psychiatric ethics. Podcast Transcript: http://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-singh
23 minutes | 6 months ago
That Feeling in Your Bones - With Gerard Karsenty, M.D., Ph.D.
Gerard Karsenty, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum story, “That Feeling in Your Bones,” discusses his groundbreaking research regarding osteocalcin, a hormone that triggers a “fight or flight response” and possibly much more. Podcast Transcript: https://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-karsenty
21 minutes | 6 months ago
Emotional Intelligence Comes of Age - With Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and professor in the Child Study Center at the Yale School of Medicine, talks about his path to the field and how becoming a fifth degree black belt in Aikido and his own experience with therapy has informed his work. Podcast Transcript: https://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-brackett
33 minutes | 9 months ago
Taming Foxes Explained - With Lee Alan Dugatkin, Ph.D.
Lee Alan Dugatkin, coauthor of "How to Tame a Fox," discusses his Cerebrum article and other significant findings since the book was published. Podcast Transcript: https://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-dugatkin
33 minutes | 9 months ago
Meet the Canine Imaging Guru - With Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D.
Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine cover story, “Decoding the Canine Mind,” the Distinguished Professor of Neuroeconomics at Emory University and “How Dogs Love Us” (New Harvest, 2013), explains the challenges scanning the brain of a dog, what motivated him to specialize in canine cognition, and more. Podcast Transcript: https://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-berns
20 minutes | a year ago
The Creative Brain - With Roger E. Beaty, Ph.D.
Roger E. Beaty, Ph.D., author of “The Creative Brain” and director of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Creativity Lab at Pennsylvania State University, discusses how he uses brain imaging and behavioral experiments to examine how creativity works in different contexts and domains.
31 minutes | a year ago
The Gene Conundrum in Alzheimer’s Disease - With Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D.
Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D., professor and senior vice president of Neuroscience Drug Discovery at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, discusses a genetic approach to solving Alzheimer’s disease, plus a promising therapeutic intervention.
29 minutes | a year ago
Brains, Bodies, and Social Hierarchies - With Keely A. Muscatell, Ph.D.
Keely A. Muscatell, Ph.D., author of "Brains, Bodies, and Social Hierarchies" and director of the Social Neuroscience and Health laboratory at the University of North Carolina, discusses new research that ties income and other factors to stress and emotional responses.
28 minutes | a year ago
Rewiring the Brain: Zapping with Precision - With Maheen Mausoof Adamson, Ph.D.
Maheen Mausoof Adamson, Ph.D., a Stanford professor and senior scientific research director for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center in Palo Alto, CA, discusses the neuromodulation field, its potential, and what inspires her research.
38 minutes | a year ago
Rethinking Youth Sports - With Michael L. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.R.
Michael L. Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.R., a neuroradiologist and neuroscientist who is associate director of the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center and director of Radiology Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine as well as Medical Director of MRI Services at its University Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, both in New York, discusses his Cerebrum article, his long career studying mild traumatic brain injury, and the ethical implications of kids playing contact sports.
33 minutes | a year ago
The Many Faces of Parkinson’s Disease - With Howard Hurtig, M.D.
Howard Hurtig, M.D., the Chair Emeritus of the Department of Neurology at Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses his Cerebrum article, what inspired him to research, and the challenges associated with solving a neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people.
38 minutes | a year ago
Your Aesthetic Brain: A Growing Case for the Arts - With Susan Magsamen
Susan Magsamen, founder and executive director of the International Arts + Mind Lab, a pioneering neuroaesthetics initiative from the Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses her Cerebrum article (dana.org/Cerebrum/2019/Your_Aesthetic_Brain_A_Growing_Case_for_the_Arts/) and research aimed at the intersection of brain sciences and the arts—and how our unique response to aesthetic experiences can amplify human potential.
20 minutes | 2 years ago
Mind Over Matter: Cognitive Neuroengineering - With Karen Moxon, Ph.D.
UC Davis Neurorobotics Laboratory Director and Cerebrumauthor Karen Moxon discusses her Cerebrum article, the future of machine-brain interface, and the emerging technology’s privacy and other ethical concerns.
36 minutes | 2 years ago
Multicosts of Multitasking - With Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D.
Stanford University Department of Psychology chair and professor Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D., talks about his Cerebrum article, “Multicosts of Multitasking,” how the brain processes multitasking, and the importance of past and future research in this critical area.
25 minutes | 2 years ago
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps - With Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D.
Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D., a professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University and director of therapeutic medicine at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, talks about his Cerebrum article, “Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps,” and new drugs and clinical trials that have improved survival rates significantly.
26 minutes | 2 years ago
Watering Memory Trees - With Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D.
Along with the rising number of people suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (due to longer life spans) come two main concerns: finding remedies and helping them live comfortable and contented lives. Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., talks about her Cerebrum article, “Watering Memory Trees,” and the impact of reminiscence therapy and retro environments on quality of life and treatment.
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