Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists
Naked Neuroscience, from the Naked Scientists
Katie Haylor
Open your mind with Naked Neuroscience, the spine-tingling, interactive monthly exploration of the workings of the nervous system from the Naked Scientists.
Inside the Mind
This month we're pondering the mysterious mind - what is it? Are us humans unique in having one? And where does the brain fit in? Plus we chat over some of the latest neuroscience news with local experts... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Apr 22
34 min
Eating for Your Nervous System
We all know that vegetables and fruits are good for us - high in fibre, lots of vitamins. But what good do they actually do the brain? Do certain foods really benefit our nervous systems? How does this work? Can food actually prevent neurological issues? Well that's what Katie Haylor wants to find out in this month's Naked Neuroscience... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Mar 24
45 min
I'm soooo bored!
This month - we're boring into boredom! What does it mean to be bored? Should we embrace it? Should we avoid it? How do you get through it? Stick with us to find out... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Feb 22
45 min
Hallucination Science
From internal vision to things that appear to go bump in the night, we're talking about hallucinations. Plus, as usual, we're joined by our local experts to digest some of the latest neuroscience news...https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/hallucinations Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Jan 28
46 min
Dogs vs Cats: the Human-Pet Relationship
It's nearly Christmas! Grab a mince pie and get comfy as this month Naked Neuroscience navigates the relationships we have with our pets. What makes some cat noises so annoying? Why are we such suckers for a cute dog? Plus, of course, some of the latest neuroscience news from our Cambridge-based experts... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Dec 17, 2020
36 min
A Walk in the Park
This month, take a stroll outside as Naked Neuroscience hears about the brain benefits of exercise, and the ways in which the great outdoors can do us good. Plus, as usual, we're joined by our local experts to digest some of the latest neuroscience news... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Nov 19, 2020
36 min
Food on the Brain
Snacking, craving and the microbiome! This month Naked Neuroscience looks at what's going on in the brain when we're hungry and thirsty... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Oct 20, 2020
44 min
Having a Laugh, Throughout Life
Last month, we considered animals at play. And this month, Katie Haylor is joined by a couple of guests to consider the importance of play in human animals - from little kids, right into adulthood... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Sep 20, 2020
42 min
Larking About: Play Science
This month and the next, we're having a laugh! We'll be getting stuck in to the science of play. What exactly is play? Why bother? And are we playing enough? Plus some of the latest from the world of neuroscience news with our local experts... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Aug 25, 2020
34 min
Migraine on the Brain
This month, we're digging deeper into the world of headaches, asking what's going on in the brain when a migraine occurs? And meet the stripes that can do your head in... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Jul 19, 2020
44 min
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