Podcast with Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., author of A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction
Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai Health Systems, discusses her Cerebrum magazine cover story, "A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction."
Podcast with Gina Martin of the Bob and Diane Fund
Gina Martin is the founder and director of The Bob and Diane Fund, which gives an annual grant to a photographer whose work captures the essence of someone who has Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
The Ten Percent Brain Myth
We use 100% of our brains, and they’re active even when we’re asleep. Learn more about how scientists know this and why this myth persists.
Magic of the Mind – with Daniel Roy
The job of a magician is to exploit loopholes in the way you process reality. What are the psychological implications of deception? Daniel Roy, neuroscientist and magician, shares some secrets.
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Brain
Your body relies on sugar (glucose) as its main energy source. But too much can be bad for your health. High blood sugar can lead to diabetes, which affects more than one in ten people in the US.
How Alcohol Can Affect Your Brain
Slurred speech, slow reflexes, and trouble walking straight are just a few signs of intoxication from too much alcohol. But did you know heavy drinking can also do lasting harm to the brain?
Learning to Thrive After Pediatric Cancer – with Lisa Jacobson
With Lisa Jacobson, Ph.D., we discuss the critical roles that educators and healthcare professionals hold in childhood cancer survivors’ lives.
Podcast with Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., Author of Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back!
Dilip V. Jeste, M.D, author and senior associate dean for healthy aging at the University of California, San Diego, talks about his Cerebrum magazine cover story, “Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back."
Podcast with Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., Author of Interoception: The Secret Ingredient
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., talks about the internal-sense system, largely below our consciousness, that keeps our bodies and brains going.
How Caffeine Affects the Brain
Need a caffeine boost to start your day? Learn how caffeine works in your body to keep you awake, and its potential positive and negative side effects.
Neuroscience and the Law – with Francis Shen
With Francis X. Shen, J.D., Ph.D., we discuss the intersection of law and brain science to understand how (and if) insights from neuroscience can make the legal system more just and effective.
How Stroke Affects the Brain
Strokes, sometimes called "brain attacks," are medical emergencies that cause injury to the brain. Learn how to spot warning signs and what steps you can take to prevent stroke.