That Neuroscience Guy podcast

That Neuroscience Guy

Olav Krigolson

The neuroscience of everyday life without the big words. If you are fascinated with the human brain and would like to learn something new, this is the podcast for you.

33 Episódios

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    The Neuroscience of Fear

    13:59

    Humans both love and hate fear. Whether it's hiding under the covers during a scary movie or jumping out of a plane headfirst, we all experience fear.  In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss how our brains process fear and how it affects our behaviour. 
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    How Loneliness Changes Your Brain

    12:39

    Everyone handles it differently, but we all feel lonely sometimes. What you may not know is that loneliness can have a severe negative impact on your brain. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss what loneliness does to your brain. 
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    How Alcohol Impacts Your Brain

    13:05

    Alcohol consumption makes us feel and behave much differently than usual, and can often be addictive. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss how alcohol impacts your brain and why you become addicted to it. 
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    Creativity and the Brain

    9:11

    Humans accomplish amazing things through creativity. In this week's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss what's going on in your brain while you're being creative, and what we can do to improve that process. 
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    Your Brain on Nature

    13:11

    Going out for a hike or walking through the park can instantly improve your mood. But why does simply being outside make us feel better? In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we get outdoors and discuss why being in nature is beneficial for your brain. 
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    Lying

    17:24

    We tell plenty of lies every day. Sometimes we lie to other people to spare their feelings or make ourselves look better. We even lie to ourselves when we remember things differently than how they happened. But why? In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the neuroscience of how and why we lie. 
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    MRI

    13:57

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI, is an essential clinical tool for diagnosing injuries of both the brain and body. As it turns out, it's also incredibly important for scientific research on the brain. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss how MRI works, and why it's so well-suited for studying the brain. 
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    Music

    14:58

    Have you ever wondered why music moves us so profoundly? Maybe you've questioned how we are able to create such powerful songs. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the neuroscience behind how we experience and make music. 
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    Travelling to Mars

    13:26

    There is a myriad of technical hurdles we'll have to jump through to get humans on Mars, but what about psychological hurdles? As it turns out, long-duration space travel can wreak havoc on your brain. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, we discuss the psychological problems astronauts will face when travelling to Mars, and how we're trying to solve them. 
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    Mindfullness and Meditation

    12:20

    Have you ever wondered if meditation can actually improve your health? As it turns out, practising mindfulness and meditation improves various brain functions, and alleviates some negative mental health symptoms. In today's episode of That Neuroscience Guy, I explain the neuroscience of how meditation changes your brain for the better. 

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