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Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they’re dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts -- all checked by experts.
 
After desperately trying to learn moderation for five years, Gillian's drinking progressed to a terrifying place. Seeing no other options, she chose to embrace her forever sobriety. With a BS in Chemistry and a MS in Biology, she is dedicated to learning about why she can't drink like everyone else and what is going on in the brain. In the Sober Powered Podcast, Gillian will share how she stopped chasing the buzz, the science of alcohol addiction, and why sober life is the best life.
 
Tired of breaking your promise to go easy on the drinks tonight? You know your nightly habit isn’t great for your health or waistline, but it’s so hard to say no. Sound familiar? Then you need Rachel. She knows what it’s like to be fed up with your drinking, worried about judgment from others, and turned off by approaches that focus on a higher power instead of brain science. Learn the exact steps she used to change her relationship with alcohol. Discover how the brain works, the real reason ...
 
The Jab Podcast features Jordan, Alec, and Brock. It is your daily comedic gateway in life with real people. We cover all topics including current news, local events, the music industry, motivation, health, and whatever else falls in between. We’re “just a buzz” to spark your brain and get your mind going to open up and think outside of the ring. If the buzz doesn’t initiate something in your mind you better duck and dodge but WATCH OUT FOR THE JAB!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt ...
 
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At the age of 12 Martin Pistorius developed a mysterious neurological illness. He fell into a coma and was unable to move or communicate. It was assumed he had no awareness but a couple of years later he began to wake up—yet no-one knew. He was trapped inside his body for almost 10 years until he found a way to communicate. Using computer-generated…
 
Gill discusses routine blood work. She explains what your yearly blood work can tell you about your liver health, what normal levels are, and what to do if your levels are elevated. You’ll learn what each test is and what it’s measuring. She ends the podcast with a discussion on cholesterol, what good and bad cholesterol is, how it relates to alcoh…
 
We’ll be back with new episodes in January. But we wanted to share another show with you that we’ve been working on: Smash Boom Best! It’s a debate show where we take two cool things, smash them together and let you decide which one is best. Today we’re sharing with you an excerpt from a debate featuring our very own Sanden Totten: Flowers vs Rainb…
 
Join me on the podcast this week as I show you the role that rituals play in our lives, and why our brains don’t like changes to our norm. I believe that there is an unforeseen opportunity available to us all this year in creating rituals that matter, and I’m challenging you to try it out. Get full show notes and more information here: https://rach…
 
Gill explains why alcohol causes anxiety and what exactly is going on in the brain. You’ll learn how our brains adjust to alcohol in ways that lead to even more anxiety, and how this impacts people who are trying to get sober. She explains a few interesting studies that connect this topic with genetics and epigenetics, and why anxiety increases whe…
 
How often do you speak to yourself with language that celebrates you? Does saying you’re amazing, talented, beautiful, or successful out loud make you want to crawl under a rock? I know it does for me. But staying in a lukewarm place about yourself is leading to consequences you likely don’t want in your life, and so I’m showing you just how powerf…
 
On Monday, November 9th Gill celebrated her one year soberversary. In this episode she goes into further detail about the end of her drinking, what led to her downfall, and all the things that aligned to cause her last night of drinking. She discusses how the past year has been, the challenges she faced, and her experience with the pink cloud. At t…
 
Tune in this week as I show you where people get tripped up when it comes to changing their relationship with alcohol. If things feel fine or flat to you right now, know that nothing has gone wrong, and I’m inviting you to get curious about how to start creating a life that feels more vibrant, connected, and pleasurable without alcohol. Get full sh…
 
What happens in our brain when we make assumptions about people who don’t seem to be like us – when they may look, speak, or behave differently. And can brain science help us to override our potential prejudices? I explore some research on this topic, which specifically looks at how we perceive other people, animals, and things outside ourselves - …
 
The rate of suicide in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is double that of non-Indigenous people in Australia, and it’s reached a crisis point – particularly amongst the young. In this NAIDOC week 2020 we hear from researchers and practitioners, and those with lived experience about the best strategies to stem the tide of indigenous…
 
Gill discusses why some of us just can’t moderate. During her drinking, she was always plagued by the question of "why can’t I just be normal?" You will learn the answer to this question in this episode. She will explain why some of us just don’t have that voice in our head that tells us to stop drinking, and you’ll learn what parts of the brain ar…
 
2020 has been a year of people wanting to hit fast-forward on life, to the end of the pandemic, or to the end of this election season. You might be reaching for a drink - or eating or overworking - to handle how you’re feeling but no matter the activity, they are all fueled by the same belief that you can’t handle what’s going on, and I’m showing y…
 
Gill talks about alcohol use disorder and the comorbidity of other mental illnesses. Specifically, OCD, eating disorders, PTSD, depression, and anxiety and how it’s more likely that someone who abuses alcohol will struggle with one or more of these conditions than people who don’t abuse alcohol. She will also explain how PTSD affects the hippocampu…
 
On today’s episode we are joined by Dr. Jiaying Zhao from the University of British Columbia to talk about how direct cash transfers can reduce homelessness and improve wellbeing in people experiencing homelessness. Jiaying shares with us how providing homeless people with $7500 aided them in finding employment, improved their cognitive function, a…
 
Bones! They’re spooky. They’re creepy. They’re utterly fascinating! This episode we dig up the science behind skeletons. We’ll look at how our bones grow, what happens when we break a bone and why bones last so long. Plus, we’ll meet a talking skeleton who will help us bone up on bone trivia! And we have a mystery sound to tickle your auditory ossi…
 
We tell ourselves that we want a drink to feel normal, or that we deserve it after the day we’ve had, but all of these thoughts that might be coming up for you are just desire confusion. And today, I’m showing you why it gets in the way of changing the habit, and what you can do when it arises. Get full show notes and more information here: https:/…
 
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