In Episode #94, Dr. James Giordano joins Jesse for a conversation about brain stimulation technologies that work both through the skull (trans-cranial electric stimulation, or tES, and trans-cranial magnetic stimulation, or tMS) and by way of invasive surgical procedures (deep brain stimulation, or DBS). What is today’s state-of-the art and what might it be in the very near future?
Throw in a spirited conversation about neuroethics — Dr. Giordano consults DARPA on these issues, helping to keep the U.S. military’s most sci-fi branch ethically on-track — and you’ve got an episode that will leave your brain fully charged.
|0:33||The application of electricity to the brain.|
|1:43||This Week In Neuroscience: To punish or not to punish.|
|4:15||Thank you for the great reviews on iTunes.|
|5:09||The audience interaction section.|
|6:18||Jesse introduces Dr. James Giordano.|
|7:44||An overview on deep brain stimulation, or DBS.|
|9:11||The OMNI (Octopus Multiple Neurological Implant) device.|
|13:03||Looking at trans-cranial technologies.|
|16:34||Differences between trans-cranial electric and magnetic stimulation.|
|19:36||Direct-to-consumer options - the road ahead.|
|23:30||The neuroethics conversation.|
|27:57||The future trajectory.|
|31:07||Ruthless Listener Retention Gimmick: Some interesting astronaut statistics.|
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