Dec 22, 2014
The Brain Science Podcast celebrated its eighth anniversary on December 5, 2014, which makes this our 8th annual review episode. Topics discussed in 2014 included brain plasticity, the interaction of cognition and emotion, sleep, consciousness, "neuromania," exercise and the brain, and mirror neurons. This episode...
Sep 2, 2014
BSP 111 is an interview with Dr. John Ratey, author of "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain." This is an edited version of an interview that was first posted back in 2008 (BSP 33), but the content remains extremely relevant.
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Mar 21, 2008
Episode 33 of the Brain Science Podcast is an interview with Dr. John Ratey, author of Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. We discuss why both moderate and vigorous levels of exercise are beneficial not only for combating problems like anxiety, depression, and attention deficit disorder, but...