Podcasts

Strap on for a tour of Erin Clabough‘s neuroscience work: Huntington’s disease; mouse research; eye damage caused by diabetes; writing medical reports for drug companies; and teaching high school students

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Deby Dihoff gives a thoughtful explanation of NAMI-NC‘s wide-ranging efforts to support individuals with mental illness as well as their families and communities. Topics included the pros and cons of

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Wisdom for teams: “be systematic but sensitive.” General wisdom: “people consider that others are more like them than they really are.” Even dating wisdom: “talk less about yourself and talk

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Why don’t linguists care much about “correct” grammar? What do they do in their free time? Why don’t they all speak a bunch of languages? This and more courtesy of

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Ever thought Antonio Banderas was Mexican? Well you were wrong.* It’s okay–we’re all guilty of miscategorizing people sometimes. But how does Antonio feel? Find out from Matt Trujillo, a Princeton

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Neuropsychologist Dr. Robert Conder talks about his projects–drafting legislation, running evaluations, responding to Katrina, forensic evaluation, and more. A self-described “adrenaline-junkie,” Dr. Conder shares a unique perspective on everything he

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“There are probably as many different kinds of therapy as there are therapists,” says Dr. John Weisz as he explains his work on mental healthcare. He tackles some big questions,

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Dr. Sally Rhine Feather is the Executive Director Emeritus at the Rhine Research Center. She carries on the legacy of her parents, J.B. and Louisa Rhine, who launched the experimental

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As a biostatistician, Denise Esserman works behind the scenes to make sense of data that might just help keep you alive and healthy. She paid PsychTalk a visit to talk

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West meets East in the story of our guest Alex Lew’s year-long trip to China. Hear about his experience of food, pollution, gift-giving, politics, family, religion and much more while in

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What do Princess Diana’s death, 9/11, and your 13th birthday have in common? Your memories of those events are probably riddled with vivid errors. Hear about having a gun pointed

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Memory isn’t for remembering, free will is a farce, and other big ideas with Felipe De Brigard. Find out what it’s like to get your academic start in Colombia (that’s

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Car crashes, economics of destruction, impulsive youth, and pop culture on our Trivia Challenge with Ernie Hood. Deep questions about addiction with Dr. Charlotte Boettiger: Are men and women affected

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What counts as an addiction? What’s it like to be a neuroscientist doing basic research? How do variables like impulsivity, attentional bias, and dopamine levels in the brain affect compulsive

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Our second episode is about a relatively new concept in entertainment and education: “serious games.” Learn about what they are, hear from one of their gurus (Phaedra Boinodiris), and join

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A guest caller faces questions about Buddhism and wins the Challenge. This is the second and final portion of Buddhism with David Rademacher. Listen here.

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