Apr 26, 2017
This is the transcript of the interview with Suzana Herculano-Houzel, author of The Human Advantage: How Our Brains Became Remarkable.
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Apr 26, 2017
How many neurons does the typical human brain contain? The oft-quoted number of 100 billion turns out to have been a guess that was wrong! By a lot! Dr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel is the Brazilian neuroscientist who developed a revolutionary new technique for accurately counting the neurons in brains of all sizes. She...
Mar 31, 2017
Dr. William Uttal first appeared on the Brain Science Podcast back in 2012. He was a long time critic of over reliance of certain types of brain imaging, especially fMRI, in cognitive neuroscience. Sadly, he died in February 2017, so in his honor I am replaying that original interview. The points he made are just as...
Jan 30, 2017
Episode 131 explores the question What is Mind? Although there is no consensus on this topic, I share my personal reflections on how the last 10 years of reading, talking with scientists, and producing this show has impacted my ideas.
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