Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD • Cerebrum Podcast | Cerebrum Article
Barrett co-authors “Interoception: The Secret Ingredient,” and discusses the brain’s role in the management of the body’s metabolic “budget.” The authors share new insights from the field, and how this research is blurring fundamental boundaries. Be sure to listen to the companion podcast with Dr. Barrett here.
David Nutt, DM, FRCP, FRCPSYCH, FSB, FMEDSCI • Cerebrum Article
New research suggests drugs like psilocybin may help treat neuropsychiatric conditions ranging from depression to opioid addiction. But what do we really know about how psychedelics influence the brain? Read more in “Psychedelics: Weighing the Healing Power,” featuring David Nutt.
Vince Calhoun, Ph.D. • Cerebrum Podcast
Listen as Calhoun discusses his pioneering research and the evolution of a growing field that has enormous potential to have an impact of both mental health and neurodegenerative treatment in “The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health.”
Cristina Maria Alberini, Ph.D. • Q&A
Read about Alberini’s fascination with the neurobiology of memories and her lab’s efforts to learn about early life memory formation in “Our Memories, Our Experiences,” a Q&A with the Alliance member and Dana grantee.
Martha Denckla, M.D. • Neuro News Article
Neuroimaging confirms the key role of white matter in reading ability, but the translation of the research to the classroom lags. Find out where the research stands in “Ready to Read” featuring Martha Denckla.
Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D. • Secret Science Club Video
Presented by the Secret Science Club, Suzuki hosts the latest virtual Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, “The Astonishing Effects of Exercise on Your Brain.” Stream the video on our Youtube channel.
Abigail Baird, Ph.D. • Communicating Brain Science Podcast
Baird joins us to discuss typical adolescent brain development set against the backdrop of a disruptive year, and explores the unexpected challenges and opportunities presented by remote learning in our podcast, “Teen Learning Strategies During Covid-19.”
Daphna Shohamy, Ph.D. • Secret Science Club Video
In this Zoom video edition of the Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, Shohamy presents “Memories, Decision-making, and Motivation,” a close-look at the fundamental relationship between our memories and how we make our decisions.