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A new story reports a growing crisis among expectant African American women. Coming we hear from the author of a story that re-frames how we look at pregnancy and race. Also, can the cure to depression and anxiety be in your stomach? Join us for a look at how gut health affects brain health. 

Inside the Mind of Dogs

Oct 27, 2017

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Get to know your pet and best friend better by exploring recent scientific discoveries on the way dog's think. Dr. Gregory Berns joins us for a closer look at the interactions between humans and dogs.

Inside the Mind of Dogs

Oct 9, 2017

Get to know your pet and best friend better by exploring recent scientific discoveries on the way dog's think. Also get a closer look at the interactions between humans and dogs.

Neuroscience and Vegetative Patients

Aug 3, 2017
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What we know about the period between life and death is limited. Much still remains a mystery. Often times it's assumed a patient in a vegetative state is not conscious. New research suggests otherwise. A new study estimates about 15 to 20 percent of people thought to be in a vegetative state have some form of consciousness.

Today we are talking about neuroscience and consciousness of vegetative patients.

Neuroscience of Emotions

Jul 7, 2017
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Emotions are commonly believed to be something automatic, uncontrollable and expressed in similar ways in every person. New neuroscience research suggests that this is not the case, and emotions are more learned than naturally occurring.

Today we'll discuss the science of emotions with a neuroscientist and author of the book "How Emotions are Made: the Secret Life of the Brain."

Neuroscience of Emotions

Apr 17, 2017
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Emotions are commonly believed to be something automatic, uncontrollable and expressed in similar ways in every person. New neuroscience research suggests that this is not the case, and emotions are more learned than naturally occurring. Today we'll discuss the science of emotions with a neuroscientist and author of the book "How Emotions are Made: the Secret Life of the Brain."

Part 2 of our series "Unlocking Dyslexia."

Our ancient ancestors were able to speak long before they were able to read or write. That history is etched in our brains.

The human brain naturally picks up spoken language. Not so for reading.

10:00 The neurological degeneration caused by Parkinson's or Alzheimer's Disease can be devastating. And though these diseases are becoming more prevalent, the outlook for treatment has never looked so promising. This hour we'll talk to one of the superstars of neuroscience about how technology is giving patients their lives back. Guests

  • Dr. Ali Rezai, Director, Center for Neuromodulation at the Wexner Medical Center, OSU