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May 12, 2010

Brain Science Podcast 69 is an interview with R Douglas Fields, PhD, author of "The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science." Glial cells are the non-neuronal cells of the nervous system. This interview explores the recent discovery that glial cells are able to monitor and influence signaling between neurons.

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Correction: The correct spelling for author of "The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind" is Barbara Strauch. (My apologies to Ms. Strauch for misspelling her name on the podcast.)