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Episode 19 – BrainWorks: The Theatre of Neuroscience

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6/20/2019

Eric Leuthardt, MD, sits down to talk about his theatrical production BrainWorks: The Theatre of Neuroscience, with its director, Seth Gordon, and Brad Eastman, a former patient of Dr. Leuthardt’s and the inspiration for the concept of the show. BrainWorks explores the wonders of the human brain by dramatizing real-life neurological cases to reveal the science behind brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, brain tumors and stroke.

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Episode 18: The Latest in Stroke Treatment and Recovery

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5/30/2019

After a stroke, the clock starts ticking. Hours, even minutes, in delayed medical attention can change a patient’s life. Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim, Washington University neurosurgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, host Dr. Joshua W. Osbun and hear about the evolution of treatment technologies, surgeries, and medications in extending the window of stroke treatment by hours, and in some cases, days.

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Episode 17: Understanding Truth in a Virtual World

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3/14/2019

Humans are pushed further in personal virtual interactions, navigating online conversations with minds programmed to take cues from facial expressions, tone of voice, and other missing nuances of in-person communication. This struggle to perceive meaning and truth includes our reading of news, which can include “fake news.” Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim, Washington University neurosurgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, discuss the effects of engaging with people and information in a virtual space.

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Episode 16: Stressed Out by the News

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3/14/2019

Does the influx of news on your phone and general information overload help you stay informed or just cause detrimental stress? Is any kind of stress good? Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim, Washington University neurosurgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, talk about the effects of our environment on our brains and how we can manage our exposure to stress to actually help us change our behaviors for the better.

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Episode 15: Intricacies of Sleep

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3/14/2019

Most people have experienced sleep deprivation at some point in their lives and can recall the impact on their physical and cognitive abilities. But what’s the neuroscience behind feeling fatigued and disoriented? Dr. Eric C. Leuthardt and Dr. Albert H. Kim, Washington University neurosurgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, discuss the purpose of sleep.

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