Advocating for Brain Science
Neuroscientist Haung (Ho) Yu, Ph.D., emphasizes the importance of meeting with local representatives and policymakers to talk about the value of brain research and its impact on society. Using his own advocacy for Alzheimer's research as an example, Yu walks us through the steps of having an effective meeting, from how to set up an off...
Connecting Undergrads Through Outreach
Graduate student Samantha White talks about how she used her passion for neuroscience to co-establish the BRAIN-AU (Being Really Awesome in Neuroscience) club at American University. Since its founding in 2017, the club has made great strides in offering neuroscience resources to students on campus and encouraging their involvement in ...
What To Do (and Stop Doing) to Improve Your Brain Health
Successful Aging & Your Brain is now a podcast! We talk with neurologist Matthew Fink about actions we can all take to slash our risk of heart disease, stroke, and dementia. One hint: Sleep is a big deal.
Communicating Your Science Story
Neuroscientist Paula Croxson, Ph.D., discusses the successful use of storytelling to capture the public’s interest in brain science. Croxson is the senior manager for education programs at Columbia University's Zuckerman Institute and a senior producer for The Story Collider, a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing true, personal...
Podcast with Roger E. Beaty, author of The Creative Brain
Roger E. Beaty, Ph.D., author of “The Creative Brain,” discusses how creative thinking works in different domains and contexts.
Podcast with Jerold Chun, author of The Gene Conundrum in Alzheimer’s Disease
Jerold Chun, M.D., Ph.D., professor and senior vice president of Neuroscience Drug Discovery at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, discusses a genetic approach to solving Alzheimer’s disease, plus a promising therapeutic intervention.
Podcast with Keely A. Muscatell, author of Brains, Bodies, and Social Hierarchies
Keely A. Muscatell, Ph.D., author of "Brains, Bodies, and Social Hierarchies," discusses new research that ties income and other factors to stress and emotional responses.
How Addiction Affects the Brain
Addiction is not due to weakness or a lack of willpower. Instead, it’s a chronic disease involving changes in the brain. Watch to learn more. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
How to Protect Your Brain from Physical Injury
Your brain is integral to everything you do so protecting it is crucial. Watch to learn some tips to avoid brain injury. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
How to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age
Worried about staying mentally sharp as you age? Listen to the good news about what we can all do to live a brain healthy lifestyle! One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
Podcast with Maheen Mausoof Adamson, author of Rewiring the Brain: Zapping with Precision
Maheen Mausoof Adamson, Ph.D., a Stanford professor and senior scientific research director for the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, discusses the neuromodulation field, its potential, and what inspires her research.
International Neuroethics Society Incoming President Nita Farahany
Nita Farahany, Duke University law and philosophy professor, discusses what the International Neuroethics Society hopes to accomplish under her watch as its new president.