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May 24, 2019

This episode of Brain Science features Dr. Donald MacKay, author of Remembering: What 50 Years of Research with Famous Amnesia Patient H.M. Can Teach Us about Memory and How It Works. H.M. may have been the most studied patient in history, but Mackay's work uncovers some surprising discoveries about the role of the...


Apr 26, 2019

This month's episode of Brain Science is an interview with Stanford psychologist, Dr Russell A. Poldrack, author of The New Mind Readers: What Neuroimaging Can and Cannot Reveal about Our ThoughtsWe discuss a brief history of the use of fMRI brain imaging with an emphasis on how to avoid the mistakes that plagued the...


Feb 22, 2019

BS 154 is an interview with Dr. Alan Castel, author of Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging. In the past we have discussed how our brain changes as we age, but it turns out successful aging requires more than "good genes." Our attitudes and our behaviors have a huge impact. More importantly, it is never...


Jan 25, 2019

This is the episode transcript of BS 153 with John Dowling.

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Jan 25, 2019

Episode 153 of Brain Science is an interview with Harvard neuroscientist John Dowling. We talk about his latest book Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition with a special focus on Vision.

If you listen to this episode in the Free Brain Science mobile app you can also listen to BSP 4, which featured...