Braincast - on the frequency of Mind and Brain-logo

Braincast - on the frequency of Mind and Brain

Science Podcasts >

The podcast about the functions, opportunities and consequences of the brain. Each episode concentrates on a special topic, served with mind science news and some music.

The podcast about the functions, opportunities and consequences of the brain. Each episode concentrates on a special topic, served with mind science news and some music.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

The podcast about the functions, opportunities and consequences of the brain. Each episode concentrates on a special topic, served with mind science news and some music.

Language:

English


Episodes

Braincast 025 - Materialism, Buddhism and Position Definitio

1/31/2009
More
Episode 25 is rather personal with a look behind my mental curtain: motivation and preferences, why Buddhism pops up on a regular basis and about my biggest problem on the topic. A definition of position.

Duration:00:19:34

Braincast 025 - Materialism, Buddhism and Position Definitio

1/31/2009
More
Episode 25 is rather personal with a look behind my mental curtain: motivation and preferences, why Buddhism pops up on a regular basis and about my biggest problem on the topic. A definition of position.

Duration:00:19:35

Braincast 023 - Hard-headed

1/18/2009
More
Planing, acting and, most of all, inhibiting – those are the main tasks of the prefrontal cortex. Additionally it has peer-to-peer connections to emotion- and social related areas. So this episode is about that part of the brain, that makes us human. An episode including bad mood and good bets.

Duration:00:21:00

Braincast 023 - Hard-headed

1/17/2009
More
Planing, acting and, most of all, inhibiting – those are the main tasks of the prefrontal cortex. Additionally it has peer-to-peer connections to emotion- and social related areas. So this episode is about that part of the brain, that makes us human. An episode including bad mood and good bets.

Duration:00:21:00

Braincast 023 - Driven by Emotion

12/13/2008
More
Emotions are not just blessing or curse, they are much more. For example one way for the brain to talk to itself – via the body. They are the source of all our decisions. And first and foremost they are a way to survive.

Duration:00:19:00

Braincast 023 - Driven by Emotion

12/13/2008
More
Emotions are not just blessing or curse, they are much more. For example one way for the brain to talk to itself – via the body. They are the source of all our decisions. And first and foremost they are a way to survive.

Duration:00:18:59

Braincast 022 - Creative perception

11/28/2008
More
Part 2 about senses and perception is about how the brain deals with incoming data. It shows that some things simply are droped, while others are constructed. A braincast about roses, gorillas, blind spots and two self-experiments.

Duration:00:18:05

Braincast 022 - Creative perception

11/28/2008
More
Part 2 about senses and perception is about how the brain deals with incoming data. It shows that some things simply are droped, while others are constructed. A braincast about roses, gorillas, blind spots and two self-experiments.

Duration:00:18:06

Braincast 021 - Basics: Senses

11/15/2008
More
In dealing with reality the brain might be quite creative, but the senses are not: They send in the real world, one gig of data per second. This and other impressive numbers in Braincast 21. Plus: seeing with the tongue.

Duration:00:16:23

Braincast 021 - Basics: Senses

11/15/2008
More
In dealing with reality the brain might be quite creative, but the senses are not: They send in the real world, one gig of data per second. This and other impressive numbers in Braincast 21. Plus: seeing with the tongue.

Duration:00:16:22

Braincast 020 - Autists and Savants

11/1/2008
More
Autism is quite extreme: affected people shrink into theirselfs, live complicated rituals and have trouble understanding emotions. But out of autism can arise a real wonder: the savant syndrome, showing the real possibilities of the brain.

Duration:00:16:45

Braincast 020 - Autists and Savants

11/1/2008
More
Autism is quite extreme: affected people shrink into theirselfs, live complicated rituals and have trouble understanding emotions. But out of autism can arise a real wonder: the savant syndrome, showing the real possibilities of the brain.

Duration:00:16:45

Braincast 019 - Stress

10/25/2008
More
Stress is not just stress – it was designed to safe our life. But nowadays we even have stress with stress, and this is just sassy. In this episode you find some inner-headly backgrounds. And even some good news.

Duration:00:16:35

Braincast 019 - Stress

10/25/2008
More
Stress is not just stress – it was designed to safe our life. But nowadays we even have stress with stress, and this is just sassy. In this episode you find some inner-headly backgrounds. And even some good news.

Duration:00:16:36

Braincast 018 - The underestimated animal kingdom

10/11/2008
More
Man is the pinnacle of creation and shall rule the world – that´s how we like it to be. But the difference between us and those brute animals is not that big, as this braincast demonstrates.

Duration:00:15:16

Braincast 018 - The underestimated animal kingdom

10/11/2008
More
Man is the pinnacle of creation and shall rule the world – that´s how we like it to be. But the difference between us and those brute animals is not that big, as this braincast demonstrates.

Duration:00:15:16

Braincast 017 - The world out there

10/4/2008
More
It the world out there would exist without us noticing, has been a heavy disput between philosophers for centuries. With "neurological constructivism", neuroscience found a position that offers great possibilities.

Duration:00:16:36

Braincast 017 - The world out there

10/4/2008
More
It the world out there would exist without us noticing, has been a heavy disput between philosophers for centuries. With "neurological constructivism", neuroscience found a position that offers great possibilities.

Duration:00:16:37

Braincast 016 - Altruism

9/28/2008
More
A peaceful topic at last: altruism, fairness, kindness. From scratch healthy brains are not capable of anything else – and they don´t want to, too. An episode of bright prospects.

Duration:00:18:33

Braincast 016 - Altruism

9/27/2008
More
A peaceful topic at last: altruism, fairness, kindness. From scratch healthy brains are not capable of anything else – and they don´t want to, too. An episode of bright prospects.

Duration:00:18:34