How to Maintain Eye Health
We rely on our eyes to navigate the world around us. Learn how they work, how our vision can change as we age, and how we can help keep our eyes healthy.
Public Mental Health and Economic Difficulties
With Catherine Ettman, Ph.D., we discuss public mental health, the economic factors associated with higher risks of depression, and how pervasive depression and anxiety appear to be in US adults during the COVID-19 era.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Roland Pochet, Ph.D.
Belgian neuroscientist Roland Pochet is a Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives member who was awarded the Dana/EDAB Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Outreach on Behalf of Brain Research at the 2018 FENS Forum. He has participated in #BrainWeek for more than 20 years, organizing events around the country, including the European Par...
How Sleep Affects Your Brain
The better you sleep at night, the better your brain will function, and the better you’ll feel. Learn about what goes on in the brain while you rest, the effects of sleep deprivation, and how to get a good night’s sleep.
Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19
We discuss adolescence and brain development with Abigail Baird, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Vassar College.
How Stress Affects the Brain
Stress is a normal part of life, but when it becomes long-term or overwhelming, it can be harmful. Learn what happens in your brain when you’re stressed, how stress can negatively affect your body, and what practices you can adopt to help keep it under control. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
The Astonishing Effects of Exercise on Your Brain
What changes take place in the brain during and after exercise? How does exercise support deep and focused learning? In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki answers these questions and more.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D.
Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D., shares a personal story of convincing a reluctant secondary school manager to let the Cameroon Association for Neuroscience teach students about drug addiction, and the positive response she and her colleagues received afterwards.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Eric Chudler, Ph.D.
A #Brainweek partner for 25 years, Eric Chudler, Ph.D., discusses the camaraderie he feels with his colleagues and the rewarding experience of seeing young kids’ fascination with the brain grow.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Chrystalina Antoniades
It’s the personal connections! And through those connections, an opportunity for participating scientists to rethink how they approach their research.
Podcast with Ilina Singh, author of Neuroscience for Global Mental Health
Ilina Singh, Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine cover story “Neuroscience for Global Mental Health,” discusses her experience on the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and the NeuroGenE global initiative in psychiatric ethics.
Podcast with Frank Lin, author of Hear and Now
Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine story “Hear and Now,” discusses his research and policy making role regarding a link between hearing loss, dementia, and cognitive function.