Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins

May 21, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins You are your brain. But what happens when your brain changes for the worse – either by physical injury or experience? Are you still responsible for your actions? We hear how the […]

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Peter Vishton / Brain Master

May 21, 2018

Your Brain’s Reins – Brain Master click to listen (TRT 9:53) Click above to listen to part 4 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Peter Vishton, psychologist at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, describing how our unconscious minds are really in charge of making decisions for us.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Adam Alter / Addictive Devices

May 21, 2018

Your Brain’s Reins – Addictive Devices click to listen (TRT 11:58) Click above to listen to part 3 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Adam Alter, assistant professor of marketing and psychology at New York University, Stern School of Business, and author of Irresistible: the Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Hilarie Cash / Internet Addiction

May 21, 2018

Your Brain’s Reins – Internet Addiction click to listen (TRT 6:20) Click above to listen to part 2 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Hilarie Cash, co-founder and chief clinical officer of reSTART, an internet addiction recovery program.

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Big Picture Science – Your Brain’s Reins: Kevin Davis / NeuroLaw

May 21, 2018

Your Brain’s Reins – NeuroLaw click to listen (TRT 12:39) Click above to listen to part 1 of Your Brain’s Reins, featuring Kevin Davis, author of The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms, describing the 1991 case of a man who murdered his wife and was later found […]

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Big Picture Science – You Are Exposed

May 14, 2018

Big Picture Science – You Are Exposed There’s no place like “ome.” Your microbiome is highly influential in determining your health. But it’s not the only “ome” doing so. Your exposome – environmental exposure over a lifetime – also plays a role. Hear how scientists hope to calculate your entire exposome, from food to air […]

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BiPiSci – You Are Exposed: Gary Miller / The Exposome

May 14, 2018

BiPiSci – The Exposome click to listen (TRT 11:28) Click above to listen to part 4 of You Are Exposed, featuring Gary Miller, professor of public health at the Rollins School of Public Health and director of the HERCULES Exposome Research Center at Emory University, discussing the exposome – the sum total of your lifetime […]

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BiPiSci – You Are Exposed: Indira Mysorekar / Microbiome Development

May 14, 2018

BiPiSci – Microbiome Development click to listen (TRT 8:14) Click above to listen to part 3 of You Are Exposed, featuring Indira Mysorekar, microbiologist at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, explaining how the womb and placenta were thought to be sterile but now scientists think that’s where the microbiome begins.

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BiPiSci – You Are Exposed: Vanessa Ezenwa / Sharing Microbes

May 14, 2018

BiPiSci – Sharing Microbes click to listen (TRT 7:38) Click above to listen to part 2 of You Are Exposed, featuring Vanessa Ezenwa, ecologist at the University of Georgia, describing how the social relationships of gazelles influence the transfer of beneficial gut microbes.

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BiPiSci – You Are Exposed: Rob Knight / Our Microbiome

May 14, 2018

BiPiSci – Our Microbiome click to listen (TRT 9:28) Click above to listen to part 1 of You Are Exposed, featuring Rob Knight, professor of Pediatrics, Computer Science and Engineering, and Director of the Center for Microbiome Innovation at the University of California, San Diego, discussing the way microbiology is changing how we think of […]

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