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Dana Videos

Brain Stimulation & Mental Health

In this Dana Foundation Brain Lecture, hosted by Secret Science Club, psychiatrist and bioengineer Alik Widge describes how research and cutting-edge therapies involving brain stimulation will change our futures.

Brain Awareness Week

Join Us for Brain Awareness Week!

Dana Foundation President Caroline Montojo, Ph.D., invites you to participate in Brain Awareness Week events near to you and online all over the world.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., author of A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction

Yasmin Hurd, Ph.D., director of the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai Health Systems, discusses her Cerebrum magazine cover story, "A Perfect Storm: Covid + Addiction."

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Gina Martin of the Bob and Diane Fund

Gina Martin is the founder and director of The Bob and Diane Fund, which gives an annual grant to a photographer whose work captures the essence of someone who has Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

Brain Basics

The Ten Percent Brain Myth

We use 100% of our brains, and they’re active even when we’re asleep. Learn more about how scientists know this and why this myth persists.


Magic of the Mind – with Daniel Roy

The job of a magician is to exploit loopholes in the way you process reality. What are the psychological implications of deception? Daniel Roy, neuroscientist and magician, shares some secrets.

Brain Basics

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Brain

Your body relies on sugar (glucose) as its main energy source. But too much can be bad for your health. High blood sugar can lead to diabetes, which affects more than one in ten people in the US.

Brain Basics

How Alcohol Can Affect Your Brain

Slurred speech, slow reflexes, and trouble walking straight are just a few signs of intoxication from too much alcohol. But did you know heavy drinking can also do lasting harm to the brain?

Communicating Brain Science Podcasts

Learning to Thrive After Pediatric Cancer – with Lisa Jacobson

With Lisa Jacobson, Ph.D., we discuss the critical roles that educators and healthcare professionals hold in childhood cancer survivors’ lives.

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., Author of Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back!

Dilip V. Jeste, M.D, author and senior associate dean for healthy aging at the University of California, San Diego, talks about his Cerebrum magazine cover story, “Ageism: The Brain Strikes Back."

Cerebrum Podcasts

Podcast with Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., Author of Interoception: The Secret Ingredient

Lisa Feldman Barrett, Ph.D., talks about the internal-sense system, largely below our consciousness, that keeps our bodies and brains going.

Brain Basics

How Caffeine Affects the Brain

Need a caffeine boost to start your day? Learn how caffeine works in your body to keep you awake, and its potential positive and negative side effects.

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