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Dec 19, 2008

Episode 52 of the Brain Science Podcast is our Second Annual Review Episode. We review the highlights of 2008 and also talk briefly about our plans for 2009. The episode is aimed at all listeners, but should be especially helpful for newer listeners because there is an extensive discussion of the other on-line...


Dec 6, 2008

Brain Science Podcast #51 is an interview with Dr. Seth Grant from Cambridge University about the evolution of synapses. Dr. Grant has isolated the proteins from the synapses of several species including yeast, fruit flies, and mice. His research has led to some surprising conclusions about the evolution of the...


Nov 23, 2008

In Brain Science Podcast #50 host and creator, Ginger Campbell, MD shares highlights from Neuroscience 2008, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, which recently concluded in Washington, DC. She shares her personal impressions along with highlights from a lecture by Dr. Michael Bate from...


Nov 7, 2008

Brain Science Podcast #49 is an interview with pioneering neuroscientist, Brenda Milner, PhD. Dr. Milner is known for her contributions to understanding memory and her work with split-brain patients. Her work as an experimental psychologist has been fundamental to the emergence of the field of cognitive...


Oct 17, 2008

Brain Science Podcast #48 is an interview with Gary Lynch, PhD, co-author of Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Human Intelligence. While almost everyone agrees that the human brain is distinguished by its large size, there are interesting questions and controversies about how our large brains evolved. Are we...