The Neural Network

Bringing the latest neuroscience research to you.

What determines how intelligent you are? How important is it to be intelligent? And are there any sex differences? In this episode, intelligence experts and clinical neuropsychologists Dr.'s Rex Jung and Sephira Ryman answer all of your questions about intelligence. 

 

Guests:

Dr. Rex Jung, PhD, Clinical professor of neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico. 

Photo credit: Mark Holm for The New York Times

 

Dr. Sephira Ryman PhD, Assistant professor at the Mind Research Network.

 

Host: 

Pardis Zarifkar MD  

 

 

We know that hormones can influence our mood, but what about our memory, choice of partner and satisfaction? In this episode, Dr. Sarah Hill shares what is happening in women's brains on birth control. '

Guest: Sarah Hill PhD, Professor of Psychology, Texas Christian University

Host: Pardis Zarifkar MD

Edited by: Banuscha Baskaran

Many of you are studying for exams – or if you’re lucky, you’re done. Regardless, I’m sure you appreciate your capacity to remember things. People with Alzheimer’s disease are not as fortunate – particularly when it comes to their ability to retain recent information.  In this episode of The Neural Network, Dr. Francisco Ponce and I discuss the novel phase III clinical trial, where stimulating brain electrodes are used to improve cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Guest: Dr. Francisco Ponce MD, Director of Barrow Center for Neuromodulation, Barrow Neurological Institue

Host: Pardis Zarifkar 

For more information on Dr. Ponce's work: https://www.barrowneuro.org/get-to-know-barrow/person/francisco-ponce-md/

Photo credit: Barrow Neurological Institute 

Alzheimers San Diego: https://www.alzsd.org/

I dette afsnit beskriver Neurokirurg og lektor, Anders Korshøj, hans forskning i behandling af hjernetumorer, ved hjælp af veskelspændning.

Gæst: Anders Korshøj MD PhD, Neurokirurgisk Afdeling, Skejby Sygehus.

Værter: Mikkel Skotting og Christian Steenkjær. 

 In this episode, Dr. Kathleen Poston, talks about her unique path to neurology, how she manages her time (and gets things done), and shares her thoughts on leadership. 

Guest: Kathleen Poston MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine. 

Host: Pardis Zarifkar

For more information on Dr. Kathleen Poston's work: https://med.stanford.edu/poston-lab.html

In this episode, Stanford Movement Disorder's Specialist, Dr. Kathleen Poston, discusses the cognitive changes in Parkinson's Disease.

Guest: Kathleen Poston MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine. 

Host: Pardis Zarifkar

For more information on Dr. Kathleen Poston's work: https://med.stanford.edu/poston-lab.html

Dr. Casey Halpern and colleagues at Stanford use stimulating brain electrodes to induce weight loss in patients with binge eating disorder. 

Guest: Casey Halpern MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Epilepsy Surgery at Stanford University. 

Host: Pardis Zarifkar

Study:  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03868670

For more information on Dr. Casey Halpern’s work:

https://med.stanford.edu/neurosurgery/research/welcome-to-the-halpern-malenka-lab.html

 

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