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May 18, 2018

In this episode we are talking about sleep, and an unusual experiment designed to study it. Imagine going to a camp where the director is a sleep scientist, and you go to bed hooked up to a machine that monitors your brainwaves. We’ll meet Mary Carskadon, the scientist who r...

September 8, 2017

How does our brain remember things? That's what listener Fiona wants to know. In this episode, we learn that scientists are still searching for the answers. 

Andre Fenton had the same question as Fiona when he was a kid. He wondered how people understand their own experi...

May 4, 2016

What happens to your brain when you get a concussion?  It's common to get hit in the head when you play rough or risky sports. Everyone knows a concussion makes you woozy for a while. But the impacts of repeated concussions can last much longer. American football players hav...

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