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* Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Guide to sources for Brain & Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester libraries

BCS-Related Podcasts

Brain Science podcastBrain Science - The Brain Science Podcast features the latest books about neuroscience as well as interviews with leading scientists from around the world. It has been one of the top-ranking podcasts in Medicine on iTunes. Transcripts for all 112+ episodes and as of December 2015 the brain had enjoyed over 7.5 million downloads.

 

neurology podcastNeurology Podcast - The Neurology podcast is introduced by Editor-in-Chief Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, who discusses several highlighted articles in the current issue of Neurology®. 

Related Popular Podcasts

axons & axioms podcastAxons and Axioms - A philosopher and cognitive neuroscientist talk about interesting things over drinks. What could possibly go wrong?

 

Hidden brain logoHidden Brain helps curious people understand the world — and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain's host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.

 

invisibilia logo Invisibilia - Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently. Transcripts available here.


RadiolabRadiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

 

 

Popular Linguistics-Related Podcasts

the allusionist logoThe Allusionist - The Allusionist scratches the surface of why we say the things we say. English is a big messy mutt of a language, formed by military invasion after military invasion, plus countless tiny idiosyncratic decisions made by its users along the way. The Allusionist is the latest from award-winning host Helen Zaltzman. Based in London, UK. Transcripts available.

 

history of english podcast logoThe History of English Podcast - A chronological history of the English language examined through the lens of historical events that shaped the development and spread of the language from the Eurasian steppe to the entire world. Transcripts available.

 

linguithusiasmLinguithusiasm - A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch and Lauren Gawne. A weird and deep conversation about language delivered right to your ears the third Thursday of every month.

 

Way with words logoA Way With Words - A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. 

world in words logoThe World in Words podcast is about language — everything from bilingual education to the globalization of English to Icelandic insults. Hosted by The World's Patrick Cox

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Browzine iconBrowZine allows you to easily find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available through University of Rochester covering all disciplines. Create an account (free) and save your favorite journals to your bookshelf for easy access! For more info on BCS-related journals go here.