NeuroPod

In the Nature Neuroscience podcast NeuroPod, presenter Kerri Smith talks to authors of new papers from that journal about their research. The August 2008 episode (which is embedded below) includes discussions about the development of the concept of fairness in children and the effects of how imprinting of maternal and paternal genes affects development of the brain. There's also more about how magic can inform neuroscience.

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