Memories are fragments of our lives that are so crucial to us. But, what are memories? This podcast aims to explore the neuroscience behind our memories. By using case studies, experiments, and numerous academic sources, this podcast attempts to explain what memories are and how they are affected by neurological disorders like amnesia and dementia.
Memories of Things That Didn’t Happen
False memories are a psychological phenomenon that is slightly terrifying. This episode aims to explore these questions: Are important memories that we have just fabrications? How reliable is our memory?
Cures and Treatments for Alzheimer’s
Since the discovery of Alzheimer’s, there hasn’t been any uniform cure for Alzheimer’s. This episode explores why finding a cure for Alzheimer’s is so essential yet difficult and current treatments and lifestyles to prevent the acceleration of Alzheimer’s.
The Race to Alzheimer’s
African Americans are another group of people that are more susceptible to getting Alzheimer’s. This episode explores not only the relationship between Black Americans and Alzheimer’s but also the broken relationship between the medical community and blacks as well as the medicine gap.
Women Remember Everything?
Certain groups of people are more likely to get Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. In this episode, we explore why that might be the case by exploring not only biological differences but social ones as well.
We’ve all heard about Alzheimer’s and how it affects peoples’ lives, but what happens in the brain of someone who has Alzheimer’s, and who is most likely to get it?
Rom-Com Vs. Reality
There are an insane amount of movies that feature amnesia or dementia as a central conflict, but has our knowledge about memory loss from the media been accurate? The episode goes over the basics of dementia and amnesia.