If you're looking for an educational discussion about various health- and science-related topics, in a digestible and funny way, this podcast is for you! Tune in to hear interviews, research summaries, and embarrassing stories.
D.A.R.E., Heroin, and Drugs 101
Paige Lemen, a doctoral candidate in neuroscience, returns to the podcast for this season finale to give us a full rundown of all things related to substance use! We cover a wide range of information in this two-part episode, especially her area of expertise in opioid use. She corrects misinformation, shares research, and her recommendations for the US overdose epidemic. She also reviews AA, recovery, and the D.A.R.E program. Check out the end for a special announcement from me!
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School Psychology, Teachers, and IEPs
Briana Wagner, a school psychologist, introduced us to another field of psychology you might not have heard of that helps students every day. She discusses all the roles school psychologists may have, how funding impacts her job, and how she coordinates with teachers, parents, and administrators. Did you know school psychologists also assess children for autism, ADHD, and other mental health concerns? Listen to this episode to learn how unique their assessments are and how they can shape the future of education! Music: DJ DanceAlone and prodlauraceae
Psychiatry 101, Cerebral, and Adderall
Dr. Sulman Mirza (aka thekicksshrink), a triple board-certified psychiatrist, sat down with me to provide an introduction to the field of psychiatry! What's the difference between psychiatry and psychology? Are psychiatrists just "pill pushers"? Why is this field incredibly complicated? What happens when big tech enters the mental health field? Why does he hold an incredibly delicate balance and position as a psychiatrist? Find out all of this and more, including his epic sneaker collection, in this episode! Music: DJ DanceAlone and prodlauraceae
Seed Oils, Coffee Enemas, and Processed Food
Dr. Adrian Chavez gives us a crash course on nutrition this episode! His Ph.D. in nutrition helps him try to face the massive mountain of misinformation on social media to empower people to unlearn anxiety around food and make choices for themselves. Learn all about fads, what we do know, what we don't know, and his favorite wild trend in this episode! Music: DJ DanceAlone and prodlauraceae
ADHD, Gaming, and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria
Dr. Carrie, a psychologist who specializes in kids with ADHD, sits down to give us a full run-down of ADHD. She busts myths, shares fascinating new research, and expands our understanding of ADHD. Dr. Carrie also does a deep dive on buzzwords you might have heard, such as rejection sensitive dysphoria. She also shares how this might appear in kids, what we've missed, and what other problems can arise with ADHD. She talks about how she helps parents through the process and red flags she has seen in the assessment process. Music: DJ DanceAlone and prodlauraceae
Inflammation, Cancer, and COVID
Dr. Yas, an immunologist, shares her expertise in research related to cancer and transplants. She also corrects misconceptions surrounding our immune system and autoimmune problems. Dr. Yas also provides unique insight into funding new medical treatments as someone who has worked in academia and the biotech industry. Think you know about your immune system? Check out this episode to find out! Music by: DJ DanceAlone and prodlauraceae
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