How Sleep Affects Your Brain
The better you sleep at night, the better your brain will function, and the better you’ll feel. Learn about what goes on in the brain while you rest, the effects of sleep deprivation, and how to get a good night’s sleep.
Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19
We discuss adolescence and brain development with Abigail Baird, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Vassar College.
How Stress Affects the Brain
Stress is a normal part of life, but when it becomes long-term or overwhelming, it can be harmful. Learn what happens in your brain when you’re stressed, how stress can negatively affect your body, and what practices you can adopt to help keep it under control. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Eric Chudler, Ph.D.
A #Brainweek partner for 25 years, Eric Chudler, Ph.D., discusses the camaraderie he feels with his colleagues and the rewarding experience of seeing young kids’ fascination with the brain grow.
Podcast with Ilina Singh, author of Neuroscience for Global Mental Health
Ilina Singh, Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine cover story “Neuroscience for Global Mental Health,” discusses her experience on the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health and the NeuroGenE global initiative in psychiatric ethics.
Podcast with Frank Lin, author of Hear and Now
Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum magazine story “Hear and Now,” discusses his research and policy making role regarding a link between hearing loss, dementia, and cognitive function.
How Exercise Affects the Brain
Exercise is good for your overall health—including your brain! Learn about its brain-health benefits and get tips for your own exercise routine. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.
Memories, Decision-making, and Motivation
In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, neuroscientist Daphna Shohamy dives deep into the human brain to explore the links between memories, decision-making, and motivation.
The Sound Explorer
Northwestern neuroscientist Nina Kraus discusses the effect that music has on brain development and education, her path to research, and sharing science via her lab's extraordinary website.
Podcast with Gérard Karsenty, author of That Feeling in Your Bones
Gérard Karsenty, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum story “That Feeling in Your Bones,” discusses his groundbreaking research regarding osteocalcin, a hormone that triggers a “fight or flight response” and possibly much more.
Podcast with Marc Brackett, co-author of Emotional Intelligence Comes of Age
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., co author of our Cerebrum story "Emotional Intelligence Comes of Age," talks about his path to the field and how becoming a fifth degree black belt in Aikido and his own experience with therapy has informed his work.
Managing Your Screen Time
Digital technology has transformed our lives, but all the time we spend on our computers, smartphones, and tablets could be affecting our brains. Just as you manage your money or diet, it's important to manage screen time. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.