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BS 146 Alan Jasanoff on The Biological Mind

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Release Date: 06/21/2018

BS 167 Stanislas Dehaene explores BS 167 Stanislas Dehaene explores "How We Learn"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This is an interview with Stanislas Dehaene about his new book How We Learn: Why Brains Learn Better Than Any Machine . . . for Now.  According to neuroscientist Dehaene neuroscience has revealed that human babies are incredible "learning machines" whose abilities exceed those of the best current artificial intelligence. We explore why this is so and how this information could be used to help learners (and teachers) of all ages.

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BS 166: Stephen Macknik talks about Vision Research show art BS 166: Stephen Macknik talks about Vision Research

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Brain Science 166 features the return of neuroscientist Stephen Macknik. We talk about his recent work that is focused on developing a new visual prosthesis based on recent discoveries and techniques like optogenetics.

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BS 165: Magic as a Tool for Understanding the Brain show art BS 165: Magic as a Tool for Understanding the Brain

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This episode is an encore presentation of an interview with neuroscientists Stephen L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde. We talk about their international bestseller "Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions." Macknik and Martinez-Conde are neuroscientists who study vision, but several years ago they had the innovative idea of collaborating with magicians to explore how their use of both visual and cognitive illusions reveals secrets about how our brains work.

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165 Free Episode Transcript show art 165 Free Episode Transcript

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

I am including the transcript of this episode for free because it is an encore presentation of an interview that originally aired as BSP 72. It features Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde, authors of .

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Brain Science 2020 (Trailer) show art Brain Science 2020 (Trailer)

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

is entering its 14th year and for the first time since 2008 I will be producing two episodes a month. They will come out  on the 2nd and 4th Friday every month. This trailer provides a brief introduction to new listeners and a few announcements. The next full episode will be released on January 10, 2020.

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BS 164 Thirteenth Annual Review Episode show art BS 164 Thirteenth Annual Review Episode

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This is our 13th annual review episode. I share a few highlights from episodes 153-163 and include a few extra reflections on the recent 4-part series about the neuroscience of Consciousness. This month's episode transcript is included for FREE. Partial list of Books/Authors featured in 2019: by John E. Dowling () by Alan D. Castel () Brain Inspired (podcast) with Paul Middlebrooks () by Russell A. Poldrack () by Donald G. MacKay () by Patricia Churchland () by Kevin J. Mitchell () by Stanislas Dehaene () See for additional sources. by Joseph LeDoux () by Michael S A Graziano () by...

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Extra: Susan Schneider, author of Extra: Susan Schneider, author of "Artificial You"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This episode of is an interview with , author of a fascinating new book called . Schneider's book goes beyond the question of whether AI might become conscious to issues that might affect us on a more personal level.   I am cross posting this in the feed for because there is an obvious overlap with the issue of consciousness, which we often discuss on Brain Science. Links and References:  by Susan Schneider Announcements: Plesae complete  Send email to  or post voice feedback at . Please support Books and...

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BS 163 Christof Koch on the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness show art BS 163 Christof Koch on the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Christof Koch returns to for the 3rd time and in this episode he shares his new book . He tells us why he doesn't think the Neural Correlates of Consciousness (NCC) are enough to explain subjective experience and he gives us a brief overview of the Integrated Information Theory (IIT) of Consciousness. Links and References: Please visit for references and episode transcripts. Please Visit Our Sponsors: Announcements: Send email to brainsciencepodcast@gmail.com or post voice feedback at . To win an Amazon gift certificate: post a review of Brain Science in iTunes and...

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BS 162 BS 162 "Rethinking Consciousness" with Michael Graziano

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This episode is an interview with Dr. Michael Graziano, author of . We discuss how his Attention Schema Theory compliments several current theories and how it answers the question of how the brain generates subjective experience ("qualia").   Links and References: Please visit  for references and episode transcripts. Announcements:   Send email to  or post voice feedback at . To win an Amazon gift certificate: post a review of Brain Science in iTunes and send me a screenshot. Learn about Premium Content at  Learn about Dr....

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BS 161 Joseph Ledoux show art BS 161 Joseph Ledoux

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Respected neuroscientist Dr. Joseph Ledoux's new book is . In this episode we discuss Dr. Ledoux's ideas about the relationship between emotion and consciousness. His conclusions are controversial, but thought provoking. Please visit  for complete show notes with links and episode transcripts. Links and References: Please visit for references and episode transcripts. Announcements: Send email to brainsciencepodcast@gmail.com or post voice feedback at . To win an Amazon gift certificate: post a review of Brain Science in iTunes and send me a screenshot. Learn about...

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This is an interview with MIT neuroscientist, Dr. Alan Jasanoff about his book The Biological Mind: How Brain, Body, and Environment Collaborate to Make Us Who We Are. We talk about what he calls the "cerebral mystique" and why it is important to remember because the brain is embodied it is not autonomous. The Mind is the result of the interaction of the brain, body, and its environment.

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