Sleep and Cognition with Dr. Lauren Whitehurst
Grab a cup of coffee, take a cold shower, do what you have to do to wake
yourself up! We got Dr. Lauren Whitehurst in the studio to talk about her
work on sleep and cognition. Are you curious about what the world record
for hours spent awake is? Have you ever wondered what sleep stages we go
through every night and what each stage does? What exactly are microsleeps?
We discuss these topics as well as Dr. Lauren Whitehurst’s research on how
drugs, stress, and discrimination can significantly perturb your sleep!
We are joined by Dr. Petrocelli (@JohnVPetro) to talk about his new book "The Life Changing Science of How to Detect B******t". Tune in if you want to learn why people likely b******t more often than you think, what types of b******t are the worst (or have the most amount of flies circling it),...
Sir Graham Thornicroft joins Brain Buzz to talk about accessing mental health care. If you are wanting to hear an expert on mental health care discuss: how to assess mental health disorders; how access has changed over the COVID-19 pandemic; barriers associated with living with a mental health...
Do you or one of your good friends strongly believe the earth is flat? Do you believe the COVID-19 vaccines are tracking us? Are all politicians really lizard people?
Our guests: Ricky Green and Mikey Biddlestone (two PhD students from the University of Kent) are researchers that investigate...