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How Psychotherapy Affects the Brain

Psychotherapy, also known as "talk therapy," can help people identify and change harmful thinking and behaviors, and it can produce changes in the brain. One of our videos in partnership with Everwell.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Gregory Berns, author of Decoding the Canine Mind

Gregory Berns, M.D., Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum cover story, “Decoding the Canine Mind,” explains the challenges scanning the brain of a dog, what motivated him to specialize in canine cognition, and more.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Lee Alan Dugatkin, author of Jump-Starting Evolution

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Ph.D., coauthor of How to Tame a Fox, discusses his Cerebrum article "Jump-Starting Evolution" and other significant findings since the book was published.

Communicating Brain Science Podcasts

Keeping Fit During Covid-19

How can we stay physically active through this time of isolation? We talk with Dana Alliance member Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., whose work investigates how aerobic exercise can improve learning, memory, and higher cognitive abilities.

Community Neuroscience Videos

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...

Community Neuroscience Videos

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 ...

Brain Basics

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.

Community Neuroscience Videos

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...

Cerebrum Podcasts

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.

Cerebrum Podcasts

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.

Cerebrum Podcasts

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.

Brain Basics

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.

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