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Minding The Brain
Cognitive & brain science episodes
Hosted by: Kim Hellemans, Jim Davies and Mike Contos
Airs: Every Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Coming up at 3:00 PM on April 23rd, 2024:
Jim interviews Carole Hooven, Harvard evolutionary biologist and author of the new book T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us. during the course of the episode, Jim and Carole discuss the role of testosterone in physical sex differences, how an evolutionary framework explains sex differences in aggression and much more.

Minding The Brain

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Apr. 30, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Nutrition and the Brain
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Apr. 23, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Testosterone
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Apr. 16, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies 20 Questions with Kim & Jim
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Apr. 9, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Pain
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Apr. 2, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Fake News with Gordon Pennycook
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Mar. 26, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Imagining the Future
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Mar. 19, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Stress
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Mar. 12, 2024 Kim Hellemans & Jim Davies Distinguishing Fantasy From Reality
Coming up on Minding The Brain
Apr. 30th, 2024 3:00 PM
According to the world health organization, obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with more than 1 billion adults overweight, and at least 300 million of them clinically obese. Carrying excess body fat is a major contributor to the global burden of chronic disease and disability. Does our evolutionary past as nomadic bands of hunter gatherers hold the answer to to this growing problem?