Cerebrum editor Bill Glovin’s monthly interviews with top neuroscientists who discuss their research-based articles, their personal stories, and how their work has the potential to make a difference in people’s lives.

Part of the Dana Foundation’s mission is to educate the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential. Listen to some of these engaging and memorable interviews, read the latest Cerebrum articles, and explore the most complex organ in the human body.

May, 2019

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University of Maryland cardiologist and Cerebrum author Michael Miller, M.D., talks about the reasons the heart is often overlooked in brain research and the tie between the amygdala, hippocampus, and the heart in reducing stress and helping people live longer, healthy lives.

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April, 2019

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Stanford University Department of Psychology chair and professor Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D., talks about his Cerebrum article, “Multicosts of Multitasking,” how the brain processes multitasking, and the importance of past and future research in this critical area.

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April, 2019

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Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D., a professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at Harvard University and director of therapeutic medicine at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, talks about his Cerebrum article, “Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps,” and new drugs and clinical trials that have improved survival rates significantly.

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February, 2019

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Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., talks about her Cerebrum article, “Watering Memory Trees,” and the impact of reminiscence therapy and retro environments on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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January, 2019

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Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., talks about her Cerebrum article, “Brain Training for Kids: Adding a Human Touch,” the $7.5 billion market for apps and games, and the latest research on its effectiveness.

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January, 2019

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Robert J. Zatorre, Ph.D., talks about his Cerebrum article, “Why Do We Love Music,” his pioneering research at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute, and research that shows that music has the power to change an individual’s brain.

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