Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU/NPR hosted a discussion about the brain 9 August 2010 at 1PM

The Inner Life of Your Brain

The Inner Life of Your Brain

Unlocking the secrets of how gray matter works.

The human brain has long been one of the biggest mysteries in human anatomy. Today, researchers are making great strides toward unlocking the secrets of the brain’s makeup, and even linking brain shape to aspects of personality. We look at the latest breakthroughs and explore the next steps in understanding the brain.

Guests

Douglas Fields

Chief, Nervous System Development & Plasticity Section,
National Institutes of Health; Author of the book, The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science

Colin DeYoung

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota

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