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#8: Exercise

8/31/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:40:10

#7 Estrogen and the Brain

7/31/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:27:22

Brain: The Inside Story Walkthrough – Bonus Episode

7/15/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:31:13

#6: Old Drugs, New Uses

6/30/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:32:33

#5: Concussions

5/31/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:48:18

#4: Social Networks

4/30/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:28:35

#3: Marijuana

4/1/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:23:25

#2: Imagining the Future

2/28/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:38:32

#1: Stress

1/29/2018
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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 [...]

Duration:00:36:05