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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Release Date: 10/13/2018

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This is the premium episode transcript for BS 184 with Mark Solms author of The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness. To access make sure you are signed into your MyLibsyn account. This transcript can also be purchased at brainsciencepodcast.com. © copyright 2021 Virginia Campbell, MD

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BS 184 Mark Solms, author of "The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

In this month's episode of Brain Science, neuroscientist Mark Solms talks about his new book "The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Origins of Consciousness." Solms was inspired by the pioneering work of Jaak Panksepp who argued that the origins of consciousness can be traced to the brainstem. In his new book Solms presents the evidence for this viewpoint and explains how the work of computational neuroscientist Karl Friston has provided additional support.

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BS 183 Jeff Hawkins shares his new theory of Intelligence show art BS 183 Jeff Hawkins shares his new theory of Intelligence

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Jeff Hawkins has spent nearly twenty years on a quest to discover how the brain's cortex generates intelligence. In this episode, he talks about his new book A Thousand Brains: A New Theory of Intelligence, which describes some of his most recent research in a way that is accessible to readers of all backgrounds.

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BS 182 Iris Berent author of BS 182 Iris Berent author of "The Blind Storyteller"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This month's episode of Brain Science features Iris Berent, author of "The Blind Storyteller: How We Reason About Human Nature." We explore how our deeply entrenched biases toward dualism and essentialism impact our attitudes toward neuroscience and toward problems like mental illness.

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This month's episode of Brain Science features Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, one of the world's leading researchers on the neuroscience of autism. We discuss his latest book "The Pattern Seekers: How Autism Drives Human Invention." This book reminds us that many different kinds of science can enrich our lives and our understanding of what it means to be human.

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Here is a free transcript of , which is our 14th Annual Review Episode. You can buy additional episode transcripts at .

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

It's time for our 14th Annual Review Episode! Despite the challenges of 2020, it has been an outstanding year for Brain Science: the show passed 11 million downloads and Dr. Campbell released of second edition of Are You Sure? The Unconscious Origins of Certainty.

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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

This month's episode of Brain Science features neuroscientist Peter Sterling sharing the key ideas for his new book What Is Health? Allostasis and the Evolution of Human Design. In recent years neuroscientists have developed a growing appreciation of the predictive functions of the brain. Sterling takes this principle to the next level by asking what this means for human health.

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BS 177 Bernard Baars with David Edelman show art BS 177 Bernard Baars with David Edelman

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

is a pioneer in the neuroscience of consciousness. He first proposed Global Workspace Theory back in 1980, which was before consciousness was considered an acceptable topic of scientific research. His approach inspired others including the current Global Neuronal Workspace Theory, which I discussed briefly in . This episode is an interview with Dr. Baars that focuses on his most recent book . He is joined by his colleague . Links and References: by Bernard J. Baars On Consciousness podcast: Todd E. Feinberg and Jon M. Mallatt (Dr. Mallatt was interviewed in .) by Stanislas Dehaene ( and...

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This brief announcement is to correct a mistake I made in BS 148.

For several months I have been talking about my trip to Australia in 2019. I have posted this brief audio to clarify that October 1 was the first day to put down your deposit for the trip (not the deadline).

The dates in Australia will be May 20-30, 2018 and I have included the PDF with details with this announcement. There is room for 16 listeners. Please write to a [email protected] for more details.

 

Also, I will be in Boston November 1-3 for the Sound Education event at Harvard. If you would like to get together just drop me an email.