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A podcast about brains, for people that have them! Follow comedian and brain injury survivor Mimi Hayes every other week as she interviews top neurologists, brain scientists, and psychologists about the intricacies of the human mind! Tickle your brain and teach it something too with this way-too-fun-to-be-science podcast about all things brainy.

A podcast about brains, for people that have them! Follow comedian and brain injury survivor Mimi Hayes every other week as she interviews top neurologists, brain scientists, and psychologists about the intricacies of the human mind! Tickle your brain and teach it something too with this way-too-fun-to-be-science podcast about all things brainy.
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United States

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A podcast about brains, for people that have them! Follow comedian and brain injury survivor Mimi Hayes every other week as she interviews top neurologists, brain scientists, and psychologists about the intricacies of the human mind! Tickle your brain and teach it something too with this way-too-fun-to-be-science podcast about all things brainy.

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English

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Episodes

HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Neurohacking with Emily Hardwick

12/25/2018
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Feeling slogged down by your holiday to-do list? Does the shopping mall send you into a tale-spin? Don't you wish your brain could enhance itself so you could deal with those pesky in-laws? WELL BOY DO WE HAVE AN EPISODE FOR YOU! Join Mimi for this special holiday episode with expert Neurohacker and Health Blogger Emily Hardwick to learn the dope science behind enhancing your brain! So kick back with that dairy-free egg nog and pop in your favorite Christmas movie because we're about to get...

Duration:00:48:45

Episode 4: Kid's Brains with Dr. Iliyan Ivanov

10/5/2018
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You know that feeling? The one where you're arching your back to try to get out of your car seat and you're screaming bloody murder because your nanny promised you a Gummy Bear if you cooperated but now you realized she totally lied to you? Yeah. This week we go deep into the brains of children. Our own kids and the kids we take to soccer practice and pretend are ours when the real parents aren't looking. This week we sit down with our favorite kiddo therapist, Dr. Iliyan Ivanov to talk...

Duration:01:24:22

Episode 3: Perception with Dr. David Schneider

9/21/2018
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Remember that one time the internet broke because somebody posted a picture of a dress online and people argued about what color it was? Wondering how the brain plays "parlor tricks" on us to make us see or hear something that isn't really there? Are you just dying to know about birds with "Daddy Issues?" Join Mimi for a brand spanking new interview with Neuroscientist and certified awesome guy, Dr. David Schneider!

Duration:00:57:29

Bonus Episode: Mimi's Brain Carnival Extravaganza Book Launch

9/21/2018
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Join Mimi for the first ever Bonus Episode! Mimi takes us back to her hometown of Denver, Colorado to launch her first memoir "I'll Be OK, It's Just a Hole in My Head" at the most epic and interactive event of the year! Bruce Willis, mac and cheese trucks, and live comedy by your fave brain-damaged host? Now we're talkin'! Listen to this guided tour "inside Mimi's brain" with exclusive brainy content from the book! Help Mimi raise money for her brain charity The Love Your Brain Foundation...

Duration:00:21:59

Episode 2: AIDS in The Brain with Allison Navis

9/7/2018
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HIV and AIDS impact thousands of people every year. In recent years, Hollywood movies have brought to light the staggering effects of this disease for men, women, and children across the globe. But what exactly does this deadly diagnosis mean to the brain? Join us this week with scientist and world-renowned activist Allison Navis MD as we uncover the truth to these myths and the complications that arise with HIV patients in countries like Zambia.

Duration:00:47:09

Episode 0: Slow Leak

8/24/2018
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In today's episode, Mimi tells you all about her SLOW LEAK, a massive head injury that appeared out of nowhere in 2014...find out what went wrong in Mimi's mind that leads her on a search for understanding of the brain and why it does the crazy things that it does.

Duration:00:12:19

Episode 1: Jazz with Dr. Michael Shadlen

8/24/2018
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Our parents told us that rap would rot our brain and rock n’ roll would too… but they never mentioned jazz. Does it heal our neurons? What happened in Charlie Parker’s brain when he improvised? Can Alicia Keys save us with her soothing tones? In this episode, Mimi Hayes sits down with neurologist and casual guitar god Dr. Michael N. Shadlen to do a deep dive into jazz and the brain.

Duration:00:57:33

SNEAK PEEK

8/20/2018
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Are you ready for a journey of epic gooey brain proportions?! Strap in for the first season of Mimi and The Brain as she uncovers the mysteries of the human mind with top neurologists, brain scientists, and psychologists in this way-too-funny-to-be-science podcast!

Duration:00:01:00