Communicating Brain Science
Interviews with people who have a keen interest in communicating brain science or brain-related topics. Hosted by Dana Foundation executive editor Bill Glovin.
info_outline Keeping Fit During COVID-19 03/30/2020
Keeping Fit During COVID-19 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.
info_outline International Neuroethics Society Incoming President Nita Farahany 10/25/2019
International Neuroethics Society Incoming President Nita Farahany 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:
info_outline The Man with the Plan 04/22/2019
The Man with the Plan 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.
info_outline Her Brain on Funny 03/08/2019
Her Brain on Funny 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.
info_outline Pat Metheny’s Brain on Music 11/27/2018
Pat Metheny’s Brain on Music 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.
info_outline Neuroethics Pioneer Steven E. Hyman 11/01/2017
Neuroethics Pioneer Steven E. Hyman 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 of Mental Health and as president of the Society for Neuroscience, talked to us following the Neuroethics Society annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Cerebrum recently published three essays by three of the original attendees: Jonathan Moreno, Patricia Churchland, and Kenneth Schaffner. Podcast Transcript