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Neuroscience as Performance Art

Communicating Brain Science

Release Date: 04/09/2018

The Sound Explorer show art The Sound Explorer

Communicating Brain Science

Northwestern neuroscientist Nina Kraus discusses the effect that music has on brain development and education, her path to research, and her lab's extraordinary website, brainvolts.northwestern.edu

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Communicating Brain Science

A discussion on staying physically active through this period of social isolation and self-quarantine with Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the New York University Center for Neural Science and author of "Healthy Brain, Happy Life." Her work focuses on understanding how aerobic exercise can be used to improve learning, memory and higher cognitive abilities.

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Communicating Brain Science

Nita Farahany, Duke University law and philosophy professor and founding director of Duke Science & Society (), discusses what the International Neuroethics Society hopes to accomplish under her watch as its new president, her experience on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (), and what it means to be a Duke basketball fan. Podcast Transcript:

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Communicating Brain Science

Cognitive neuroscientist Heather Berlin and standup comedian Chuck Nice team to explain the mechanisms in the brain that allows you to think and act spontaneously in your everyday life—or in the spotlight.

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Communicating Brain Science

Acclaimed neurosurgeon Neal Kassell, former co-chair of the neurosurgery at the University of Virginia and founder and chair of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, discusses a revolutionary early stage, non-invasive therapeutic technology with the potential to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and more, and how Joe Biden, John Grisham, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation have showed their support.

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Communicating Brain Science

Shannon Odell, who grew up in the sticks of New Jersey and now lives in Brooklyn, explains how she juggles writing and starring in Your Brain On [Blank] videos (with millions of accumulated views.) while working towards a Ph.D. in neuroscience at Cornell Weill Medicine. Her web series is produced by Inserve.com and is available at Facebook Watch and shannoncodell.com.

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Meet Our Neuroethics Columnist show art Meet Our Neuroethics Columnist

Communicating Brain Science

Meet our new neuroethics columnist Philip M. Boffey, former New York Times Editorial Page deputy editor and Pulitzer Prize winner, who discusses clear science writing and his plans for the column.

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Communicating Brain Science

Fresh off his starring role in the Dialogues Lecture at the Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego, jazz legend Pat Metheny discusses music and the brain, his creative process, and what was not covered during the lecture. He is also talks about his evolution as a musician, his mentors, and his views on commercial success and aging.

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Neuroscience as Performance Art show art Neuroscience as Performance Art

Communicating Brain Science

The creative force and star of a one-man show talks about integrating hip-hop, humor, and brain research into 70 minutes of entertainment.

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Neuroethics Pioneer Steven E. Hyman show art Neuroethics Pioneer Steven E. Hyman

Communicating Brain Science

One of the leaders in the effort to organize the first neuroethics conference was Steven E. Hyman, M.D., director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University and the founding president of the International Neuroethics Society. On the 15th anniversary of the conference, “Neuroethics: Mapping the Field,” which took place over two days in May in San Francisco in 2002, we asked Hyman to reflect on how far the field has come in 15 years and where it may be going in the next 15. Hyman, who has also served as director of the National Institute...

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Podcast Transcript:
https://www.dana.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Baba-Brinkman-Podcast-Transcript.pdf