Podcast with Susan Magsamen, author of Your Aesthetic Brain: A Growing Case for the Arts
On research aimed at the intersection of brain sciences and the arts—and how our response to aesthetic experience can amplify human potential.
Podcast with Karen Moxon, author of Mind Over Matter: Cognitive Neuroengineering
On the future of machine-brain interface, and the emerging technology’s privacy and other ethical concerns.
Your Brain on Improv
Heather Berlin and Chuck Nice team to explain the brain mechanisms that allow you to think and act spontaneously in your everyday life—or in the spotlight.
Cerebrum Podcast #34: Emotional Rescue: The Heart-Brain Connection
Michael Miller, M.D., on why the heart is often overlooked in brain research and the ties between the amygdala, hippocampus, and the heart.
Cerebrum Podcast #33: Multicosts of Multitasking
Anthony Wagner talks about how the brain processes multitasking, and the importance of past and future research in this critical area.
The Man with the Plan
Neal Kassell, founder of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, discusses the early stage, non-invasive therapy
Cerebrum Podcast #32: Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps
Lee L. Rubin talks about his Cerebrum article, “Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps,” and new drugs and clinical trials that have improved survival rates significantly.
Her Brain on Funny
Weill Cornell Medicine Neuroscience Ph.D. student Shannon Odell explains how she created, writes, and stars in the video series “Your Brain On [Blank]."
Cerebrum Podcast #31: Watering Memory Trees
Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., talks the impact of reminiscence therapy and retro environments on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Cerebrum Podcast #30: Brain Training for Kids: Adding a Human Touch
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, the $7.5 billion market for apps and games and the latest research on its effectiveness.
How to Teach Brain Science to Kids
Eric Chudler works with other neuroscientists and classroom teachers to develop educational materials to help K-12 students learn about the brain.
How to Organize a Successful Brain Fair
Neuroscientist Michael Burman offers advice on how to organize a successful brain fair for the public.