BOS Science

31
Oct

Sound-Byte 3: Brains

October 31, 2020

I....Want....BRAAAAAINS!!! At least, that is, to tell you all about them on this special Halloween Sound Byte episode! Join me as I explore the amazing world of neuroscience and how Boston scientists are working to understand, model, and treat the brain.

In today's episode you'll learn how neurons work, the surprising size of the brain, what types of food best describe the brain, how memories can be manipulate using laser beams, what to do to become more creative while you sleep, how you can model the brain using microchips and silk donuts, the newest treatments for brain diseases and disorders, and why zombies crave brains. So grab your candy corn and get ready to be spooked!

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