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A new documentary, Alive Inside, exposes the connections between music and memory.
In this 1997 conversation, neurologist Oliver Sacks describes the island of the colorblind, then chats with a researcher searching for giant squid.
In his latest book, neurologist Oliver Sacks explores the strange world of hallucinations, and documents his own experiments with psychedelic drugs.
Neurologists and therapists discuss how music therapy works, and the state of the science behind it.
Neurologist Oliver Sacks talks with Ira about vision, the brain, and how the two can work together -- or can work against each other.
How does music affect the brain? Join Ira in this segment for a conversation with neurologist and author Oliver Sacks about the brain and music.
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.