57 episodes

Cerebrum editor Bill Glovin’s monthly interviews with top neuroscientists who discuss their research-based articles, their personal stories, and how their work has the potential to make a difference in people’s lives.

Part of the Dana Foundation’s mission is to educate the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential. Listen to some of these engaging and memorable interviews, read the latest Cerebrum articles, and explore the most complex organ in the human body.

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Cerebrum editor Bill Glovin’s monthly interviews with top neuroscientists who discuss their research-based articles, their personal stories, and how their work has the potential to make a difference in people’s lives.

Part of the Dana Foundation’s mission is to educate the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential. Listen to some of these engaging and memorable interviews, read the latest Cerebrum articles, and explore the most complex organ in the human body.

    Addiction and Covid - with Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.

    Addiction and Covid - with Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D.

    Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai Health Systems and a professor of psychiatry, neuroscience, and pharmaceutical sciences at the Ichan School of Medicine, discussed her Cerebrum magazine cover story, "A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction."

    • 34 min
    The Bob and Diane Fund - with Gina Martin

    The Bob and Diane Fund - with Gina Martin

    Gina Martin is the founder and director of The Bob and Diane Fund, which honors her parents, Bob and Diane Martin. The couple were high school sweethearts married for nearly 50 years. In 2006, at the age of 65, Diane was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, and she passed away five years later. Bob, her husband, loyal partner, and devoted caregiver, died just three months later. The fund gives an annual grant to a photographer whose work captures the essence of someone who has Alzheimer's disease or dementia. The work of the winner of the 2021 grant, Cheryle St. Onge, is featured in the winter 2022 edition of Cerebrum magazine.

    • 22 min
    Magic of the Mind - with Daniel Roy

    Magic of the Mind - with Daniel Roy

    The job of a magician is to exploit loopholes in the way you process reality. What are the psychological implications of deception? Hear from Daniel Roy, who received a B.S. degree in neurobiology from the University of Pennsylvania and is a professional magician who has performed at the Mirrors Magic Theater in Philadelphia, the Hollywood Magic Castle, and has appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us! on national television.

    • 26 min
    Interoception: The Secret Ingredient - with Lisa Feldman Barrett

    Interoception: The Secret Ingredient - with Lisa Feldman Barrett

    Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., co-director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Northeastern University and Massachusetts General Hospital, talks about the internal-sense system, largely below our consciousness, that keeps our bodies and brains going.
    podcast transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-barrett

    • 21 min
    Ageism: The Brain Strike Back - With Dilip V. Jeste

    Ageism: The Brain Strike Back - With Dilip V. Jeste

    Dilip V. Jeste, M.D, author and senior associate dean for healthy aging at the University of California, San Diego, talks about his Cerebrum magazine cover story, “Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back."
    podcast transcript: on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-jeste

    • 26 min
    Space Between the Ears - With Mark Shelhamer

    Space Between the Ears - With Mark Shelhamer

    Mark Shelhamer, former chief scientist for the NASA Human Research Program, examines what spaceflight can teach us about cognitive performance and mental abilities.
    Podcast Transcript
    http://on.dana.org/cerebrum-transcript-shelhamer

    • 38 min

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Very insightful!

Thank you Bill and the Dana Foundation. A very informative and engaging podcast.

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