40 episodes

The neuroscience of everyday life without the big words. If you are fascinated with the human brain and would like to learn something new, this is the podcast for you.

That Neuroscience Guy Olav Krigolson

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The neuroscience of everyday life without the big words. If you are fascinated with the human brain and would like to learn something new, this is the podcast for you.

    How Research Reallly Works

    How Research Reallly Works

    Scientific research is a detailed process we use to answer important questions, and it's our best method for understanding the world around us. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss how scientific research is done, why we trust it, and how you can know the difference between good and bad research. 

    • 19 min
    How Your Brain Reacts to Being Sick

    How Your Brain Reacts to Being Sick

    We've all been sick before, and that usually leads to a foggy, emotional, and fatigued state of mind. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss why and how being sick changes your brain. 

    • 13 min
    The Neuroscience of Habits

    The Neuroscience of Habits

    Many of us will enter the new year with resolutions. Usually, these resolutions involve either forming new habits or breaking old ones. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the neuroscience behind why we form habits, and how to shake the bad ones. 

    • 14 min
    Achieving Optimal Brain Function

    Achieving Optimal Brain Function

    It's been a tough year for most of us, both mentally and physically. We thought it would be a good way to wrap up 2021 by going over all the ways you can improve your mental wellbeing and brain health. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the neuroscience behind achieving optimal brain function. 

    • 18 min
    The Neuroscience of Christmas

    The Neuroscience of Christmas

    The Holidays are here. Every year, plenty of us exchange gifts, wait for Santa Claus and spend time with family. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the neuroscience behind common holiday traditions and how we experience them.  

    • 10 min
    The Neuroscience of Being a Neuroscientist

    The Neuroscience of Being a Neuroscientist

    We have had the privilege to talk Neuroscience on the podcast for the past year. But how did we get to the point where we can study Neuroscience, and educate others about it? In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss how to become a neuroscientist, including the education we needed to start and the work we do on a daily basis. 

    • 15 min

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