21 episodes

The Everyday Neuro podcast series with Dr Janine Cooper provides knowledge and inspiration to everyone and anyone interested in the fascinating fields of neuroscience, neuropsychology and the human brain. Developed to incorporate information and interviews with experts in the field, the episodes cover a diverse range of topics from memory and cognition to mental health, wellbeing, trauma, and brain injury. Janine will guide you through the current research and help you to develop greater understanding of the human brain and its functions. Whether you already have experience, or want to start on your journey into understanding the human brain and how it affects our thinking, emotions and behaviour, then the Everyday Neuro podcast series has something to offer you.
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Everyday Neuro: Psychology and Neuroscience Podcast Dr Janine Cooper: Cognitive Psychologist, Neuroscientist, Neuropsychology researcher.

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    • 4.6 • 33 Ratings

The Everyday Neuro podcast series with Dr Janine Cooper provides knowledge and inspiration to everyone and anyone interested in the fascinating fields of neuroscience, neuropsychology and the human brain. Developed to incorporate information and interviews with experts in the field, the episodes cover a diverse range of topics from memory and cognition to mental health, wellbeing, trauma, and brain injury. Janine will guide you through the current research and help you to develop greater understanding of the human brain and its functions. Whether you already have experience, or want to start on your journey into understanding the human brain and how it affects our thinking, emotions and behaviour, then the Everyday Neuro podcast series has something to offer you.
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    Everyday Neuro 020: The Well Intentioned Myths of Sleep and How to Treat Insomnia

    Everyday Neuro 020: The Well Intentioned Myths of Sleep and How to Treat Insomnia

    In this episode I talk about sleep and the beneficial effects it has on the brain. We are joined by an expert in the field, the amazing Dr Michelle Ni Raghallaigh, a NHS-trained insomnia specialist and cognitive neuroscientist who helps us to uncover some of the myths about sleep, understand more about the most common sleep disorder insomnia, and how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia or (CBTI) is the ‘gold standard’ treatment. A bonus exclusive episode is also available that provides top tips for maintaining healthy sleep habits and how they benefit our mood and performance, available to members of Everyday Neuro Acast+ and Patreon. See the website for more details at everydayneuro.com.au/podcasts.
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    • 24 min
    Everyday Neuro 019: How to Recognise and Support Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    Everyday Neuro 019: How to Recognise and Support Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    In this episode, I discuss what PTSD is and what some of the symptoms are. I talk about ways to minimise stress when facing a traumatic incident including a lived experience. I also provide information about self-care from the viewpoint of someone who might be supporting a person living with PTSD.
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    • 16 min
    Everyday Neuro 018 Part 1: Nature and the brain - How our living environment can enhance mental and physical health

    Everyday Neuro 018 Part 1: Nature and the brain - How our living environment can enhance mental and physical health

    In Episode 18, I discuss the topic of nature and how it can enhance our wellbeing, feelings of safety and security and ultimately our health and productivity. In Part 1, I am joined by interior designer Tara Cantwell of Cantwell Interiors who provides rich insight into how we can bring nature into our homes and workspaces. In Part 2, learn about how taking a walk in nature can reduce our fight and flight system, reducing stress and promoting productivity thanks to a reduction in activity in the region of the brain called the amygdala (Part 2 is exclusive to members of the Everyday Neuro Patreon site).
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    • 12 min
    Everyday Neuro 017: The Art of Relaxation - Learn Effective Ways to Reduce Tension and Anxiety

    Everyday Neuro 017: The Art of Relaxation - Learn Effective Ways to Reduce Tension and Anxiety

    In Episode 17, I discuss the topic of relaxation and how we can engage in breath work to help reduce tension and anxiety. I talk with Tessa Hughes, an experienced mindfulness practitioner about the benefits that mindfulness and meditation can bring to our thinking and wellbeing.
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    • 16 min
    Everyday Neuro 016: Tackling Concussion in High Impact Sport Head On - How Technology is Guiding Players, Parents and the Future of Safe Play

    Everyday Neuro 016: Tackling Concussion in High Impact Sport Head On - How Technology is Guiding Players, Parents and the Future of Safe Play

    In Episode 16, I discuss advances in research and technology that are attempting to provide new information to improve the safety of playing high impact adult and youth sports. I talk with Damien Hawes about an innovative mouthguard developed by HITIQ that aims to provide an incredible surveillance system that has the potential to further our understanding of the effects of high level impacts during sport on our brain health and cognition. I also talk about the role neuropsychologists play in a world of virtual reality and cutting edge technology.
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    • 23 min
    Everyday Neuro 015 Part 2: The Truth About Stroke – A Family’s Journey of Resilience, Humour and Recovery

    Everyday Neuro 015 Part 2: The Truth About Stroke – A Family’s Journey of Resilience, Humour and Recovery

    In Episode 15 Part 2, I discuss some of the symptoms of stroke including coordination and communication issues, and explain how this is organised in the brain. I complete my interview with Cassie Watson, who explains how stroke has affected her Dad’s abilities and how humour and resilience has helped shape a new future for Paul and his family. I also provide some information and links to apps and therapy tools for people living with stroke to aid recovery and enhance quality of life.
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    • 24 min

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