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Knowing Neurons

Knowing Neurons

By Knowing Neurons
Knowing Neurons is a podcast in which neuroscientists take you on a guided tour of the brain. Whether you’re a science enthusiast or a scientist yourself: if you’re interested in the brain, we’ve got something for you.
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Hormonas reproductivas y barreras educativas con Stephanie Correa / Reproductive hormones and educational barriers with Stephanie Correa
[Spanish Exclusive Episode] Knowing Neurons entrevista al la Dra. Stephanie Correa, profesora en el departamento de biología integrativa y fisiología de UCLA. En este episodio, la Dra. Correa explica su viaje para convertirse en investigadora, el trabajo que hace en su laboratorio y los obstáculos que enfrentó como científica latina. El laboratorio de la Dra. Correa estudia cómo las hormonas reproductivas afectan la temperatura y el equilibrio energético. Obtenga más información sobre su laboratorio aquí https://sites.lifesci.ucla.edu/ibp-correalab/. Escrito y producido por Keya Vijapure.  Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Stephanie Correa, a UCLA professor in the department of integrative biology and physiology. In this episode, Dr. Correa explains her journey to becoming a researcher, the work her lab does, and the obstacles she faced as a latina scientist. Dr. Correa's lab studies the effects of reproductive hormones on temperature and energy balance. Learn more about her lab at https://sites.lifesci.ucla.edu/ibp-correalab/. Written and produced by Keya Vijapure.  Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
34:60
May 31, 2022
Cannabis as Medicine with Jerzy Szaflarski
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, an epileptologist and epilepsy researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Jerzy has been a leader in cannabidiol (CBD) research for epilepsy, and played a major role in getting Alabama’s Medical Marijuana bill passed last year. We chat about all things cannabis and epilepsy – from how CBD works to what the future of cannabis-based treatments looks like. Abbreviations used in the episode: fMRI - functional magnetic resonance imaging EEG - electroencephalography CBD - cannabidiol Written and produced by Ayushe Sharma, Chaoqun Yin, Danny Kusko and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:28:47
April 25, 2022
Human Cognition and Frontiers for Young Minds with Robert Knight
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Robert Knight about his research in the field of human cognition and his work as Chief Editor for Frontiers for Young Minds, a scientific journal that is reviewed by children. Learn more about Robert’s research at https://knightlab.neuro.berkeley.edu and explore Frontiers for Young Minds at https://kids.frontiersin.org. Written and produced by Ayushe Sharma, Chaoqun Yin, Danny Kusko and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:08:56
March 30, 2022
Brain Mapping and Free Energy with Karl Friston
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Karl Friston, a theoretical neuroscientist and authority on brain imaging. One of the most influential neuroscientists in history, Dr. Friston invented statistical parametric mapping (SPM), voxel-based morphometry (VBM) and dynamic causal modeling (DCM), and has been cited over 245,000 times. The free-energy principle is his major contribution to theoretical neurobiology, and serves as a unified theory for how the brain acts and perceives information.  LINKS: Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging - https://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/. Dr. Friston’s Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_J._Friston Written and produced by Ayushe Sharma, Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:00:41
January 05, 2022
Zombie Neuroscience with Bradley Voytek and Timothy Verstynen
In this special Halloween episode, Knowing Neurons interviews Drs. Bradley Voytek and Timothy Verstynen, authors of Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep, about zombie neuroscience and science communication. Learn more about Bradley and Tim at voyteklab.com and cognitiveaxon.com and follow them on Twitter @bradleyvoytek and @TDVerstynen. Written and produced by Ayushe Sharma, Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:08:37
October 21, 2021
Allen Institute Mini-Series #2 with Kaitlyn Casimo
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Kaitlyn Casimo, Training and Outreach Specialist at the Allen Institute. Follow Kaitlyn on twitter at @kaitlyncasimo and check out her website at kaitlyncasimo.com. Learn more about Kaitlyn’s work at the Allen Institute at alleninstitute.org/learn. Written and produced by Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
28:41
September 14, 2021
Allen Institute Mini-Series #1 with Hongkui Zeng
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Hongkui Zeng, Executive Vice President and Director of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, for the first installment of our Allen Institute mini-series. Learn more about Hongkui’s work and the Allen Institute at alleninstitute.org. Written and produced by Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
35:40
August 23, 2021
Educación, carrera e identidad hispana con Carlos Portera-Cailliau / Education, Career, and Hispanic Identity with Carlos Portera-Cailliau
[Spanish Exclusive Episode]  Knowing Neurons entrevista al Dr. Carlos Portera-Cailliau, Profesor de Neurología en UCLA, sobre su carrera como médico científico, su viaje educativo y la identidad y representación hispana y latina dentro del campo de las ciencias. Obtenga más información sobre el laboratorio de Dr. Portera en porteralab.dgsom.ucla.edu. Escrito y producido por Jayleska Johnson, Daniela Semerjian y Jenna Hartstein. Música de Kevin MacLeod. Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Carlos Portera-Cailliau, Professor of Neurology at UCLA, about his career as a physician scientist, his educational journey, and Hispanic/Latino identity and representation within the field of science. Learn more about the Portera lab at porteralab.dgsom.ucla.edu. Written and produced by Jayleska Johnson, Daniela Semerjian, and Jenna Hartstein.  Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
38:13
May 27, 2021
Songbirds and Vocal Learning with Stephanie White
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Stephanie White, Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology at UCLA, about her work studying vocal learning in songbirds as well as her role as the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Education at UCLA’s Brain Research Institute. Learn more about Dr. White’s research at her lab site [whitelab.ibp.ucla.edu] and explore courses through the Marine Biological Laboratory [mbl.edu/education/courses], including Dr. White’s course on neural systems and behavior [mbl.edu/nsb]. Written and produced by Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
39:37
April 14, 2021
"So You Want to be a Neuroscientist" with Ashley Juavinett
Knowing Neurons interviews Dr. Ashley Juavinett, Assistant Teaching Professor at UC San Diego and author of "So You Want to be a Neuroscientist." Follow Ashley on twitter at @analog_ashley and on instagram at @neurosciencepaths. Written and produced by Chaoqun Yin and Elizabeth Burnette. Music Used: "Bleeping Demo" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7012-bleeping-demo Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Pamgaea" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaea Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ "Study and Relax" by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5764-study-and-relax Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
59:51
February 08, 2021