Last weekend at the PopTech conference in gorgeous Camden, ME I caught up with Liz Dunn, the University of British Columbia researcher who studies links between money and happiness. Here is a bit from her recent research: Listen to the audio podcast here.
It’s quirky and nerdy, but most important: it’ll only take a minute.
Here’s a list of my podcasts produced this past Spring. Just roll over the title to click and listen!
Sense of Smell Restored By Growth Factor Therapy – how people who have never smelled are beginning to detect scents for the first time in their lives. April 30, 2007
Boxing Batters Brain Even With Headgear – how amateur boxers suffer brain damage equivalent to that of a minor stroke…even wearing head protection. May 2, 2007
Enzyme Points Way to Pacemaker Drug – how an enzyme can slow down a racing heart. May 14, 2007
Presence of Passengers Increases Accident Risk – passengers and mobile phones can be deadly in cars. May 25, 2007
Look out for a new podcast, 60-Second Psych, launching August 23 on Scientific American. This podcast will be hosted by your favorite redheaded reporter and will feature research from the always interesting world of mind, brain and behavior!
Here is this week’s “Science Talk” where I interview science writer Sharon Begley, about her book “Train your Mind, Change your Brain – How a New Science Reveals our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves.”
We are on the edges of a huge turning point in neuroscience, with regard to brain function and change. Hear all about it on the podcast! Click here. Please note: it’s about 10+ minutes long.