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Dec 30, 2011

In BSP 80 we look back at Year 5 of the Brain Science Podcast. We also reflect on what we have learned about brain health. This episode contains useful information for both new listeners and long-time fans.

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Dec 3, 2011

Episode 79 of the Brain Science Podcast is an interview with Dr. Miguel Nicolelis author of "Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---and How It Will Change Our Lives." We explore how his work is challenging some long-held assumptions about how the brain works.

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Nov 4, 2011

In BSP 78 host Dr. Ginger Campbell provides a short discussion of "Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---and How It Will Change Our Lives" by Miguel Nicolelis. Dr. Nicolelis is best known for his work showing that a monkey can control a robot arm using only its brain. The...


Oct 4, 2011

I am putting Episode 43 of Books and Ideas into the Brain Science Podcast feed because it should be of interest to BSP fans. This episode is an interview with Carol Tavris, PhD, co-author of . We talk about the relationship between psychology and neuroscience as well as cognitive dissonance, which is the subject...


Sep 19, 2011

This episode introduces the neurobiology of placebos, a complext, but fascinating area of research.BSP 77 is an interview with Fabrizio Benedetti author of "Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease" and "The Patient's Brain: The neuroscience behind the doctor-patient relationship."

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