May 31, 2007
Brain Science Podcast #13 is a discussion of unconscious rapid
decision-making. It begins with a discussion of
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2006) by Malcolm
Gladwell, and also considers other writings on the subject.
Detailed show notes and transcripts can be found at
May 17, 2007
Brain Science Podcast #12: Memory. This episode is a discussion based on the book Memory: From Mind to Molecules (2000), by Larry Squires and Eric Kandel. We consider the different types of memory and explore the evidence about how memories are formed and where they are stored. Some of the answers might surprise...
May 3, 2007
Brain Science #11: Emotion. This episode is based on the 2001 book
by Dylan Evans called Emotion: the science of sentiment. Some
questions considered include