Interviews with people who have a keen interest in communicating brain science or brain-related topics.
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Neuroscience and the Law – with Francis Shen
With Francis X. Shen, J.D., Ph.D., we discuss the intersection of law and brain science to understand how (and if) insights from neuroscience can make the legal system more just and effective.
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.
Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19
We discuss adolescence and brain development with Abigail Baird, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Vassar College.
The Sound Explorer
Northwestern neuroscientist Nina Kraus discusses the effect that music has on brain development and education, her path to research, and sharing science via her lab's extraordinary website.
Keeping Fit During Covid-19
How can we stay physically active through this time of isolation? We talk with Dana Alliance member Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., whose work investigates how aerobic exercise can improve learning, memory, and higher cognitive abilities.
International Neuroethics Society Incoming President Nita Farahany
Nita Farahany, Duke University law and philosophy professor, discusses what the International Neuroethics Society hopes to accomplish under her watch as its new president.
Your Brain on Improv
Heather Berlin and Chuck Nice team to explain the brain mechanisms that allow you to think and act spontaneously in your everyday life—or in the spotlight.
The Man with the Plan
Neal Kassell, founder of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, discusses the early stage, non-invasive therapy
Her Brain on Funny
Weill Cornell Medicine Neuroscience Ph.D. student Shannon Odell explains how she created, writes, and stars in the video series “Your Brain On [Blank]."
Meet Our Neuroethics Columnist
Philip M. Boffey, former New York Times Editorial Page deputy editor and Pulitzer Prize winner, who discusses clear science writing and his plans for the column.
Pat Metheny’s Brain on Music
Jazz legend Pat Metheny discusses music and the brain, his creative process, and what was not covered during his Dialogues Lecture at the Society for Neuroscience conference
Neuroscience as Performance Art
Baba Brinkman, the creative force and star of a one-man show talks about integrating hip-hop, humor, and brain research into 70 minutes of entertainment.
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