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Cerebrum Podcast #33: Multicosts of Multitasking
Anthony Wagner talks about how the brain processes multitasking, and the importance of past and future research in this critical area.
Cerebrum Podcast #32: Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps
Lee L. Rubin talks about his Cerebrum article, “Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps,” and new drugs and clinical trials that have improved survival rates significantly.
Cerebrum Podcast #31: Watering Memory Trees
Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., talks the impact of reminiscence therapy and retro environments on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Cerebrum Podcast #30: Brain Training for Kids: Adding a Human Touch
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, the $7.5 billion market for apps and games and the latest research on its effectiveness.
Cerebrum Podcast #29: Why Do We Love Music?
Robert J. Zatorre talks about his pioneering research and studies that show that music has the power to change an individual’s brain.
Cerebrum Podcast #28: Building the Thermometer for Mental Health
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., on his transition from directing the National Institute of Mental Health to co-founding startups, and his efforts to transform the future of mental health care.
Cerebrum Podcast #27: Naltrexone: A History and Future Directions
Mark Gold talks about his career studying addiction and the brain, and an opioid crisis that kills more Americans each day than gun violence or car accidents.
Cerebrum Podcast #26: A Novel Therapy for Huntington’s Disease
Albert La Spada discusses a new strategy for treating Huntington’s and other degenerative diseases.
Cerebrum Podcast #25: The Brain’s Waste-Removal System
Helene Benveniste talks about her role in the discovery in the glymphatic system and its potential to help treat Alzheimer’s and any number of other degenerative diseases.
Cerebrum Podcast #24: Remembering What We Learn
Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger talks strategies to retain information gleaned from more than 50 years of research, and what motivated him to enter the field.
Cerebrum Podcast #23: Fire in the Smoke: Battling Brain Tumors
Michael Lim, talks about the challenge of overcoming glioblastoma.
Cerebrum Podcast #22: The Skinny on Brains: Size Matters
Jon H. Kaas explains how our neocortex sets us apart.