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Ep 227: Will you remember this episode?



Will you remember this episode?

Your hippocampus, brain cells, molecules mind and memory. From your entire brain and all your senses, to specific areas of your brain, to braincells, to synapses, to a little dance of molecules to form the memory, and even your DNA to help make the memories last, remembering isn’t simple.
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Ep 226: How your brain feels



How your brain feels

We’re not talking about your brain’s squishy texture; we’re talking about emotion. Join us as we investigate the link between what your brain is doing and how you’re feeling.
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Ep 225: The front of the front of the front of your brain



The front of the front of the front of your brain

Located at the very front of your brain, your prefrontal cortex is vital for things like your memory, morality, sense of time, and personality. Phil and I talk about, but do not understand, your prefrontal cortex.
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Ep 224: Third eyes, pineal glands, and your thalamus



Third eyes, pineal glands, and your thalamus

Phil and I get back to the brain and brain bits, by talking about bits of your brain. Today is the diencephalon, with extra attention paid to your thalamus, a part of your brain that passes information around to just about every other part of your brain.
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Ep 223: Our two year anniversary show!



Our two year anniversary show!

Our show has made it to the two year point. So, we did an episode that doesn’t really have a point. We drift passed history, blackholes, astrology, Chinese emperors, waterclocks, and eventually land on an explanation of time dilation. From Einstein’s theory of special relativity, find out why the faster you go, the more time will slow.
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Ep222 part 2: Black hole business



part 2: Black hole business

It’s the second part of the two part episode on black holes, where not even the point of what we were saying can escape.
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Ep 222 part1: Blackhole background



part1: Blackhole background

We decided to do an episode on blackholes. It was by Phil’s request. it is the fiftieth episode wherein I have been joined by my brother as my co-host. Turned out to go a bit long, so here’s the first part, which turns out to be a bit short. It’s the story of how we figured out there were blackholes long before we ever saw one.
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Ep 221: Your brain smells



Your brain smells

From finding good food, to recognizing familiar people and places, to choosing a good person to make babies with, today we talk about your surprisingly useful sense of smell.
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if only twitter loves us.



Ge wiz, we’d sure like the twitter media tag thinggy to work. And there are two ‘g’s in thinggy, I swear!
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Ep 220: Wagging tongues over taste



Wagging tongues over taste

Researching this episode made me so hungry! Today, phil and I talk about your tongue, a berry that makes sour things sweet, mice in mid yum, and your brain and the sense of taste.
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