Episode

Replay: Tongue-Tied America

The fear of public speaking can be debilitating.  For some, it’s the stuff of nightmares.  And so rather than stumble through a speech, many people avoid doing it altogether. But …

Episode

Mysteries of the Brain

Brain injury is more common than you might think.  1.5 million people suffer an injury each year in this country alone.  Michael Friedlander is the director of the Virginia Tech …

Episode

Replay: You Got To Move

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions.  One of the most popular goals: a new diet.  There’s no doubt that the number of obese Americans has increased dramatically over the last …

Episode

Finding Health Care in Appalachia

Access to health care is still a major challenge for many Americans, even with the recent government overhaul.  In Appalachia, access can be even more limited.  With the nearest  health specialists sometimes hundreds of …

Episode

Replay: Brain Painting and Music of the Mind

You know what it’s like to have a song stuck in your head. But what if your brain was constantly making music of its own without your knowledge? “Brainwave Chick” …

Episode

To Test or Not to Test?

Genetic testing of our risks for disease is the latest trend in medicine. The technique offers hope for some, but also raises medical, ethical, psychological, and practical concerns for many, …

Episode

Brain Painting and the Music of the Mind

You know what it’s like to have a song stuck in your head. But what if your brain was constantly making music of its own without your knowledge? “Brainwave Chick” …

Episode

Darwin of the Mind

Of the two giants of psychology, Freud and Jung, the latter’s groundbreaking investigations into the workings of the mind have not always been fully appreciated. In his new book, Carl …

Episode

In the Wake of Violence

Winner of the 2009 Gabriel Award for “News/Informational Radio Programming – Markets 1-25,” designed to honor works of excellence in broadcasting which serve viewers and listeners through the positive, creative …

Episode

Replay: The Ritalin Dilemma

According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, approximately 20% of American children now take some type of psychiatric drug, with most taking the stimulant Ritalin (and newer medications) for Attention Deficit …

Episode

The Ritalin Dilemma

According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, approximately 20% of American children now take some type of psychiatric drug, with most taking the stimulant Ritalin (and newer medications) for Attention Deficit …

Episode

Replay: The Best Medicine

Laughter really is the best medicine. Neuroscientist James Olds (George Mason University) says laughter stimulates the immune system, which helps the body ward off disease, and it is just as essential for our mental …

Sponsors  |  View All Sponsors

Cornell Memorial Foundation
CLOSE