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Jun 29, 2017

Not all that shakes are seizures. Last week, we talked about what it's like to have epilepsy. This week, I am joined by Dr. Taneeta "Mindy" Ganguly to discuss what it's like NOT to have epilepsy--meaning to have non-epileptic seizures. But sometimes, you can have both. And this is where it gets tricky for...


Jun 26, 2017

Seeing is believing. Or so I'm told. But this isn't a hard and fast rule in neurology. Cognitive neuroscientist and neurologist, Dr. Geoffrey Aguirre, joins me in this brief episode to discuss the neuroanatomy of higher order visual processing.

Produced by James E. Siegler & Erika Mejia. Music by Ars Sonor and Nuno...


Jun 22, 2017

This week I am joined by Torie Robinson, a young woman whose life has been affected by her neurologic disease. She was gracious enough to share her story on the podcast, and it is an incredible tale. Importantly, it illustrates the exhaustion and resilience of a patient who has been forced to deal with all the...


Jun 15, 2017

Two weeks ago, Dr. Rubenstein and I talked about one of the difficulties of being a doctor. This week, we're shifting gears and the focus is now on the patient. In particular, the angry patient. Dr. Hamedani shares his experience at being the nicest dude in the world, and how he deals with hard-to-deal-with...


Jun 8, 2017

Dr. Chatterjee returns for this sequel to his prior episode on aphasia. This week, we cover the history and the science of neural networking behind language production and comprehension.

 

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Josh Woodward and Andy Cohen. Voiceover by Erika Mejia. BrainWaves' podcasts and...