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Brian Pulling tells a story once a week about science, grad school, life for an American in Australia, and much more.

Brian Pulling tells a story once a week about science, grad school, life for an American in Australia, and much more.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Brian Pulling tells a story once a week about science, grad school, life for an American in Australia, and much more.

Language:

English


Episodes

7 - In Earnest

7/22/2018
FOOTNOTES: Email me! thebluelightpod@gmail.com Tweet: @bluelightpod Facebook: @bluelightpod Journal Club Articles: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010945217302241 https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2018/07/17/bjsports-2018-099198 References: Bevan S (1999) Nociceptive peripheral neurons: cellular properties in Textbook of pain, wall PD & Melzack R Eds. Churchill Livingstone: EdinburghMelzack R, Rose G & McGinty D (1962) Skin sensitivity to thermal stimuli. Exp...

Duration:00:20:52

6 - Neuroplasticity and Reputation

7/11/2018
In which Brian discusses how cool neuroplasticity is, and also why having too many social media accounts can be kind of annoying, but also helpful. Twitter: @bluelightpod Facebook @bluelightpod Gmail: thebluelightpod@gmail.com

Duration:00:13:25

5 - I'm Not Convinced

7/1/2018
How do we make convincing arguments in the age of fake news, AND the mathematics of noticing change! Two listeners named David have questions, journal club, and an ad! Nociception is not the same as pain! On P-Values for next week’s journal club http://www.apa.org/science/about/psa/2016/03/p-values.aspx https://amstat.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00031305.2016.1154108 Email: thebluelightpod@gmail.com Twitter: @bluelightpod Facebook: @bluelightpod

Duration:00:17:23

4 - The Light Switch

6/24/2018
This week: why do researchers do research? thebluelightpod@gmail.com https://facebook.com/bluelightpod https://twitter.com/bluelightpod

Duration:00:17:11

3 - Mesmerize

6/17/2018
This week, all about Franz Mesmer and the origins of hypnosis! Footnotes: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Franz-Anton-Mesmer Honestly, I was a bad researcher this week and mainly used the wikipedia page on Mesmer, but there are a ton of sources to back it up and they're mainly scholarly and credible at least. A lot of the primary sources are in German! I have to write a research proposal, give me a break! thebluelightpod@gmail.com

Duration:00:15:07

2 - What Blue Light?

6/10/2018
A story about an experiment and the 400 years leading up to it. Footnotes: - Moseley, GL & Arntz, A 2007, 'The context of a noxious stimulus affects the pain it evokes', Pain, vol. 133, no. 1-3, Dec 15, pp. 64-71. - Butler, D & Moseley, GL, 2013 “Explain Pain”, Noigroup Publications 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-0-9873426-6-9 - Definition of Pain: 1979 by IASP in PAIN, number 6, page 250 - “In Memoriam: John J. Bonica” PAIN (1994) Volume 59, number 1 ...

Duration:00:18:47

1 - Cochrane

6/9/2018
Episode 1, the story of why Archie Cochrane is responsible for my work load this week. Footnotes: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6440622/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2235918/ https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2014/05/09/tara-lamont-on-failing-well-archie-cochranes-legacy/ "Letter to Archie Cochrane, medical pioneer, from King George VI". People's Collection Wales. 1945. "Biographical Outline of Archibald Leman Cochrane (1909-1988)". Cardiff...

Duration:00:17:57