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Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists

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Higher Education
Natural Sciences
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Open your mind with Naked Neuroscience, the spine-tingling, interactive monthly exploration of the workings of the nervous system from the Naked Scientists.

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Open your mind with Naked Neuroscience, the spine-tingling, interactive monthly exploration of the workings of the nervous system from the Naked Scientists.

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51 Ratings
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What happened?

By Anacortesguy - Jun 12 2017
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I used to enjoy this podcast and without notice or fanfare they disappeared. C'est la vive:(

I love all of the naked science podcasts

By Saj in ny - Jul 02 2015
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good job explaing hard concepts

iTunes Ratings

51 Ratings
Average Ratings
37
7
4
1
2

What happened?

By Anacortesguy - Jun 12 2017
Read more
I used to enjoy this podcast and without notice or fanfare they disappeared. C'est la vive:(

I love all of the naked science podcasts

By Saj in ny - Jul 02 2015
Read more
good job explaing hard concepts
Cover image of Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists

Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists

Updated 10 days ago

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Open your mind with Naked Neuroscience, the spine-tingling, interactive monthly exploration of the workings of the nervous system from the Naked Scientists.

Rank #1: Criminal Minds?

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What power does science have? We explore the influence of neuroscience in the courtrooms. Could brain scans shape prison sentences? Can it predict who will re-offend? We put the brain on trial with Cambridge University's Neuroscience and Public Policy Research Initiatives. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 20 2015
34 mins
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Rank #2: Botox, Anybody?

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Botox injections in the nervous system, keeping brain tissue alive, and the shifting axis of scientific influence... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Feb 20 2015
29 mins
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Rank #3: How Do I Smell?

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This month, we're talking smelly neuroscience! Can how we smell, and what we smell like, say anything about our health? Plus, we pick apart some of the latest neuroscience papers with the help of local experts... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 19 2019
38 mins
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Rank #4: Smart Drugs, Anyone?

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We find out exactly what is going on in the brain during the teenage years. Plus we ask should we all be taking drugs to make us 'smarter'? And we find out about wiring up bats for neuroscience research and beating addiction with positive messages. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Nov 20 2012
32 mins
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Rank #5: The Naked Scientists strip down the brain in Spain

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The Naked Scientists strip down the brain in Spain - attending the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies conference in Barcelona. We find out how your brain computes information, ask if watching worms can tell us about human social interaction, and we explore how we make up our minds when faced with life's choices. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 15 2012
10 mins
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Rank #6: The Genetics of Brain and Behaviour

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Could genetics pave the way for developing schizophrenia or Alzheimer 's disease? Is there a genetic link between optimism and obesity? Is it ethical to screen people's DNA? Plus we find out what a nap might do for your memory, how a new study is turning addiction treatment on its head and we unravel what it means to be human. Plus we unzip whether DNA might make for an extremely high IQ! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Dec 14 2012
30 mins
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Rank #7: Addicted to Love?

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What happens when you fall into, and out of, love? We get to the bottom of the cuddle hormone oxytocin and find out if the contraceptive pill is good for relationships. And we navigate our way around a fruit flies brain to find out how pheromones make them in the mating mood. Plus, we'll explore if it's scientifically possible, and even ethical, to bring on love in humans. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Feb 20 2013
30 mins
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Rank #8: Morality and Motivation

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Would you kill a person to save five others? Does religion evade morality by omission? And can you tweak people's motivations? Reporting on Morality and Motivation in Milan, with breaking hot neuroscience research presented at the FENS 2014 conference. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 05 2014
30 mins
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Rank #9: Inside Alzheimers

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How are memories formed and lost? Is Alzheimer's just an extreme version of normal ageing? And to what extent does genetics play a role? Can we protect ourselves from developing the disease? We get our head around the disease with Alzheimer's Research UK. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Apr 19 2014
30 mins
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Rank #10: Genetic tests for psychiatry?

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Why are some psychiatric illnesses, like anxiety and depression, on the increase? Could conditions, like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, confer an evolutionary advantage? And is it ethical to screen babies for future brain disorders? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 20 2014
29 mins
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Rank #11: The Naked Scientists unravel the connections in your brain

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We find out what happens when your immune system attacks the brain, how a protein providing the architecture of brain connectivity may help to treat people with autism, explore how scientists are using the power of light to cause, and then treat, addiction in mice and get to grips with the potential of neural stem cells in Alzheimer's disease treatment. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 16 2012
10 mins
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Rank #12: The Importance of Play

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We examine the child brain: looking how the Victorians viewed babies, ask could early childhood stress, like changing schools, parents divorcing or having an anxious, overbearing mother, EVER be a good thing? Plus we examine the brains of young criminals and ask could brain anatomy and activity findings better inform youth rehabilitation services..... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Oct 19 2014
36 mins
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Rank #13: Addressing Autism

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Could environmental pollutants play a role? Why is autism sometimes thought of as simply extreme male behaviours? And since genetics are involved, could you diagnose newly born babies and start treating? We get to grips with this often misunderstood condition. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
May 19 2014
30 mins
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Rank #14: Are you Addicted?

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Recovering from alcoholism via community creativity, goats high on psychedelics, cheeky monkeys on mojitos and can expectant mothers drink? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jun 19 2013
30 mins
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Rank #15: Tickling your brain: why do we laugh?

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Rats being tickled, a visit to the laughter clinic, and a toddler's favourite joke. We uncover the brain basis of funny! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 19 2013
29 mins
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