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"Brainstorm is nothing short of an attempt to develop a platform upon which open-science conversations can begin"
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In this trailer episode, Alex and Alexa talk about where the idea for Brainstorm: Exploring Minds and Behaviours came from and what the aim of the podcast is. Tune in to learn the what and why behind Brainstorm and be introduced to Alex and Alexa’s contagious passion for psychology and neuroscience!
Memory is on our mind every day. Where did I put my keys? Dr. Signy Sheldon (psychology), Dr. Blake Richards (neuroscience) and Felicity T.C. Hamer (communications studies) join us for an exciting conversation on how we remember, what false memories are and why forgetting is sometimes a good thing!
As science becomes more and more open and collaborative, it’s important not only to discuss the future of science with current academics, but also with younger generations who may be considering careers in science. Join Alex and Alexa, in this special episode in which they ask the next generation what they think about science, research and how they aim to make a difference.
‘This is your brain on drugs.’ In this episode, we explore drugs and hallucinogens with three experts; Dr. Argel Aguilar Valles, Dr. Milan Valyear and Tommy Markopoulos. These three researchers explore the world of hallucinogens and drug with us as we tackle questions like the effects of drugs, if hallucinogens are addictive and how they may help treat certain disorders including depression.
Decisions, decisions…Should I order food from restaurant A or restaurant B? Join us for this decisively enlightening episode on decision-making with Dr. Mihaela Iordanova from the neuroscience department at Concordia University, Dr. Marc-Lluís Vives from Brown University’s psychology department and PhD student Tanya Singh who studies consumer behavior at Concordia University. In this episode we talk about how people make decisions, how we use animal models to study learning and how we can study decisions and indecisiveness in the real world.
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