13 episodes

Exploring the people, the science and the challenges in neuroscience.

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Exploring the people, the science and the challenges in neuroscience.

    Ep. 13: Brain connectivity and letting the data speak with Emily Finn

    Ep. 13: Brain connectivity and letting the data speak with Emily Finn

    The Dartmouth College researcher talks about her quest to understand behavior and doing neuroscience "in the woods."

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 12: The value of math and spatial learning with Loren Frank

    Ep. 12: The value of math and spatial learning with Loren Frank

    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator discusses what drew him to study the brain and his current work at the University of California, San Francisco.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 11: Setting up a frog colony and pair bonding with Lauren O'Connell

    Ep. 11: Setting up a frog colony and pair bonding with Lauren O'Connell

    To become a scientist, O'Connell first needed to leave the family farm.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep. 10: Being uncomfortable and PKMzeta with André Fenton

    Ep. 10: Being uncomfortable and PKMzeta with André Fenton

    The director of the Center for Neural Science shares a ghost story and talks about his collaboration with Todd Sacktor. (This podcast was updated on 26 February 2024 to clarify past work related to PKMzeta.)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep. 9: Joseph LeDoux, the split brain and a traveling magic show

    Ep. 9: Joseph LeDoux, the split brain and a traveling magic show

    The director of the Emotional Brain Institute discusses the Cajun music scene in Louisiana and how memories change with time.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep. 8: FORCE learning and finding an out with David Sussillo

    Ep. 8: FORCE learning and finding an out with David Sussillo

    The senior research manager at Meta Reality Labs talks about neural networks and his time at the Milton Hershey School.

    • 1 hr 20 min

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