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Apr 26, 2008

This is a brief promo to remind you to check out my other podcast Books and Ideas. Episode 19 is an interview with Dan Ariely best-selling author of  Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions.

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Apr 18, 2008

Brain Science Podcast #35 is a discussion of the book Mirrors in the Brain: How Our Minds Share Actions and Emotions by Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigaglia.

This episode is more technical than recent episodes. Listeners are encouraged to listen to episodes 21 and 23 for background information on Body...


Apr 4, 2008

Episode 34 of the Brain Science Podcast is an interview with Rachel Herz author of "The Scent of Desire: Discovering Our Enigmatic Sense of Smell."

Dr. Herz teaches at Brown University and is a leading authority on the psychology of smell. We talk about the how smell works, its role in emotion and memory, why it...