We look at ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our brains and minds – the potential short- and long-term neurological effects of the virus, as well as its impact on society and our families.
What Our Dogs are Thinking
Internationally-acclaimed animal neuroscientist, Dr. Greg Berns and team were the first in the world to train and scan the brains of awake dogs in a MRI scanner to learn more about how they think and feel.
We investigate the science of stress and how to reduce it, especially in the age of COVID. We explore the research behind meditation and mindfulness and offer ways to implement healing practices.
The Opioid Crisis
This episode documents the roots of the opioid crisis in Georgia and addresses the latest information about the increase in addiction rates and overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Millions of Americans have depression, but for some it is persistent and often leads to attempted suicide. We follow a patient who has suffered debilitating depression for a decade, as he has deep brain stimulation surgery to reclaim his life.
In this episode, we focus on three separate stories connected by a single thread, each person has been given a second chance at life – from a rare brain cyst to acromegaly, a tumor in the pituitary gland, to a program for adults with autism who are aging out of the system.
In this episode, it’s all about the brain and memory. We delve into the science of memory - how it works, how we can retain it and why we lose it.