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Mar 29, 2020

This is the Premium transcript for BS 170 with Andreas Nieder, author of A Brain for Numbers: The Biology of the Number Instinct.

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Mar 27, 2020

BS 170 is an interview with Andreas Nieder, author of "A Brain for Numbers: The Biology of the Number Instinct." We talk about the surprising discovery that a wide variety of animals have a number instinct, which is called the approximate number system. This appears to provide the basis for the more...


Mar 13, 2020

This is the Premium transcript for BS 169 with Doug Fields author of

 

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Mar 13, 2020

This episode is an exploration of glial cells with R Douglas Fields, author of "The Other Brain: The Scientific and Medical Breakthroughs That Will Heal Our Brains and Revolutionize Our Health." Glial Cells outnumber the neurons in our nervous system, but until the last few years they were thought to merely support...


Feb 28, 2020

This is the premium transcript for BS 168, which is an interview with Cecelia Heyes, author of Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking.

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