33 episodes

Club Kaur is an interdisciplinary podcast exploring science stories. Hosted by Dr. Angel Kaur, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville, each episode is created by undergraduate students enrolled in one of Dr. Kaur’s classes. Join us as we delve into a variety of topics with one simple goal - to get it less wrong.

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Club Kaur is an interdisciplinary podcast exploring science stories. Hosted by Dr. Angel Kaur, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville, each episode is created by undergraduate students enrolled in one of Dr. Kaur’s classes. Join us as we delve into a variety of topics with one simple goal - to get it less wrong.

    33. The False Memory

    33. The False Memory

    Join us as host Gianna Richard discusses the film Memento and the role short-term memory loss plays in the film.

    • 12 min
    32. Ketamine

    32. Ketamine

    In this podcast, we analyze the uses of Ketamine. Here, we seek to understand the creation of Ketamine, new medicinal findings for Ketamine, and understand the abuse mechanisms of Ketamine. Ketamine abuse is a growing problem in our country, so we think it is very important to understand the good and bad things about Ketamine.

    • 15 min
    31. Requiem for a Dream

    31. Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream (2000) is arguably one of the most critically acclaimed films about drugs in the 21st century. With a multitude of awards and an iconic soundtrack, Requiem for a Dream captures the highs and downfalls of four unfortunate souls who fall victim to addiction. Join Brianna Dempsey, a psychology and neurology student at UNCA, as she delves deeper into the meaning of Requiem for a Dream.

    • 22 min
    30. The Rise of Fentanyl

    30. The Rise of Fentanyl

    According to the CDC, illegal fentanyl is the main driver of the recent increase in opioid deaths in the United States. What is the history of fentanyl, its uses, and the role in addiction and in the opioid
    epidemic? Join us on our podcast episode “The Rise of Fentanyl” where we’ll be discussing these points and more.

    • 25 min
    29. Investigating Ibogaine

    29. Investigating Ibogaine

    With America’s Opioid Epidemic in full swing, it is time that we look into the options that we have available to us. This podcast will dive into an alternative medication that has proven to be effective in helping individuals get and stay off opioids with dramatic success: Ibogaine.

    • 21 min
    28. Cannabis

    28. Cannabis

    In this episode, we discuss the drug cannabis and the social and legal issues surrounding it. Hopefully this will bring some new insight to the ongoing discussion as to whether marijuana should be used medically, and whether the stigma surrounding its use be abandoned or not. Let's get started!

    • 38 min

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