Minding the Brain
By Jim Davies & Kim Hellemans
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Minding the Brain is a monthly science podcast by Dr. Jim Davies and Dr. Kim Hellemans. It focuses on exploring and discussing the fascinating topics surrounding the scientific study of the brain. Minding the Brain is brought to you by Carleton University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Find us on the web @ https://mindingthebrainpodcast.com
||Clean#8: Exercise||Jim interviews Kim on the topic of exercise. What is the impact of exercise on the brain? Can exercise be used to treat depression? The [...]||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Estrogen and the Brain||What role does estrogen play in the brain? Why do people experience PMS? Is PMS a real phenomenon? For this episode we’ve partnered with the [...]||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrain: The Inside Story Walkthrough – Bonus Episode||Welcome to a special bonus episode of Minding the Brain! Follow Dr. Hellemans and Dr. Davies to the Canadian Museum of Nature as they explore [...]||7/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: Old Drugs, New Uses||Can cannabis products be used to treat epilepsy? Can ketamine be used to treat depression? For this episode we’ve partnered with the Canadian Museum of [...]||6/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: Concussions||For this episode we’ve partnered with the Canadian Museum of Nature in conjuncture with their special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, for an in depth discussions [...]||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Social Networks||Kim interviews Jim on the topic of social networks. Does social media make us happy? How does it compare with face-to-face interaction or a phone [...]||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: Marijuana||Jim interviews Kim on the topic of marijuana. Is marijuana addictive? Is it an effective method for reducing anxiety? What does the legalization of marijuana [...]||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Imagining the Future||Kim interviews Jim about imagining the future. How does the way we imagine the future impact our lives? What is temporal discounting and how can [...]||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Stress||Jim interviews Kim about the phenomenon of stress. What are the neural correlates of stress? Are there gender differences in levels of stress? What steps [...]||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great discussions on the science of the brain, informative and fun to listen to. Kim and Jim are knowledgeable and entertaining!
A+ would cast on my pod again
If you have ears you should expose them to the sweet sounds of science.
Learned more in 10 minutes than years of podcasting
If you want to know how and why we know and react to life, this is the podcast for you. The brain is the source of so much of what we experience, Dr Hellemans opens up the brain in amazing detail for everyone to understand. My brain was fired up like a Canada Day Fireworks Show listening to her.