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34 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
Addiction and Covid - with Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.
Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai Health Systems and a professor of psychiatry, neuroscience, and pharmaceutical sciences at the Ichan School of Medicine, discussed her Cerebrum magazine cover story, "A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction."
23 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
The Bob and Diane Fund - with Gina Martin
Gina Martin is the founder and director of The Bob and Diane Fund, which honors her parents, Bob and Diane Martin. The couple were high school sweethearts married for nearly 50 years. In 2006, at the age of 65, Diane was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, and she passed away five years later. Bob, her husband, loyal partner, and devoted caregiver, died just three months later. The fund gives an annual grant to a photographer whose work captures the essence of someone who has Alzheimer's disease or dementia. The work of the winner of the 2021 grant, Cheryle St. Onge, is featured in the winter 2022 edition of Cerebrum magazine.
26 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
Magic of the Mind - with Daniel Roy
The job of a magician is to exploit loopholes in the way you process reality. What are the psychological implications of deception? Hear from Daniel Roy, who received a B.S. degree in neurobiology from the University of Pennsylvania and is a professional magician who has performed at the Mirrors Magic Theater in Philadelphia, the Hollywood Magic Castle, and has appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us! on national television.
21 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Interoception: The Secret Ingredient - with Lisa Feldman Barrett
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., co-director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University and Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the internal-sense system, largely below our consciousness, that keeps our bodies and brains going. podcast transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-barrett
27 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Ageism: The Brain Strike Back - With Dilip V. Jeste
Dilip V. Jeste, M.D, author and senior associate dean for healthy aging at the University of California, San Diego, talks about his Cerebrum magazine cover story, “Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back." podcast transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-jeste
38 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Space Between the Ears - With Mark Shelhamer
Mark Shelhamer, former chief scientist for the NASA Human Research Program, examines what spaceﬂight can teach us about cognitive performance and mental abilities. Podcast Transcript http://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-shelhamer
19 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Eye of the Needle - With Peter Campochiaro
Peter Campochiaro, M.D., a clinician and professor of ophthalmology and neuroscience, talks about about strategies to treat macular degeneration, a condition that affects 200 million people worldwide. Podcast Transcript http://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-campochiaro
14 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
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 | Jan 15, 2021
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 | Nov 30, 2020
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 | Oct 15, 2020
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 | Oct 15, 2020
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 | Jul 15, 2020
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 | Jul 15, 2020
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 | Apr 15, 2020
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 | Apr 15, 2020
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 | Feb 6, 2020
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 | Jan 28, 2020
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 | Jan 15, 2020
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 | Nov 19, 2019
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.
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