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Apr 20, 2018

This is the audio of our first Facebook Live session recorded on April 5, 2018. It is a brief review of BS 141, which was a interview with Dr. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, author of "The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron."

Next month's FB Live session will be recorded on May 3rd,...


Mar 23, 2018

BS 143 is an interview with Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of Creativity: The Human Brain in the Age of Innovation. We explore the roles of both the pre-frontal lobes and the right cerebral hemisphere, and we consider how the rapid rate of change may actually be decreasing the incidence of dementia by forcing older...


Feb 23, 2018

BS 142 is an interview with neuroscientist Michael Graziano about his latest book The Spaces Between Us: A Story of Neuroscience, Evolution, and Human Nature. We explore the discovery of peripersonal neurons and discover how deeply they are imbedded in our daily lives.

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Jan 25, 2018

BS 141 is an interview with Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, author of The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron."  We explore how our brains construct both perception and memory, with an emphasis on meaning over exact detail. We also explore why this is important and how it makes humans very...


Dec 22, 2017

BS 140 is our 11th Annual Review episode. We look back at the highlights from 2017. New listeners will get a good feel for the ideas and guests that appeared, while regular listeners will have a chance to review a few key ideas. This year I also include a few highlights from the 2017 annual meeting of the Society...