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Open your mind with Naked Neuroscience, the spine-tingling, interactive monthly exploration of the workings of the nervous system from the Naked Scientists.

    Coming off Antidepressants

    Coming off Antidepressants

    This month - with about 1 in 10 people in the UK on antidepressant drugs, we're asking what's it like to come off of these medications? How well is this change managed? And how can this be improved? Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 41 min
    When Gaming Gets Out of Control

    When Gaming Gets Out of Control

    This month, we're getting to grips with gaming disorder. With the NHS's first specialist clinic to help people with gaming disorder now open, we're asking what's it like to be addicted to gaming, and what can be done to help? Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 34 min
    Anxiety and Sex: Naked Neuroscience top up!

    Anxiety and Sex: Naked Neuroscience top up!

    Welcome to a bonus episode of Naked Neuroscience, the podcast exploring the workings of the brain and the nervous system, in our bodies and beyond. In this short show Katie Haylor chats to Anglia Ruskin University perceptual psychologist Helen Keyes and Cambridge University cognitive neuroscientist Duncan Astle about a few neuroscience news stories they looked at back in November 2019. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 13 min
    Go with your gut

    Go with your gut

    This month - we're riffing around the concept of "gut feelings". In a digestive sense, an emotional sense, and asking whether these concepts overlap at all... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 33 min
    Understanding addiction

    Understanding addiction

    This month, we're dipping our toes into addiction. What exactly is addiction? Who is likely to become addicted? And what's going on in the brain? Plus, stimulating better short term memory, and linguistic tricks that might make us more susceptible to fake news... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 37 min
    Making moves

    Making moves

    This month - what's going on in the brain that allows us to move? How might control over our movements change as we age? And why do armies march in time with each other? We're mulling over the neuroscience of movement. Plus, we'll be taking a stroll through the latest neuroscience news, with the help of local experts. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 39 min

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