Naked Neuroscience

Naked Neuroscience - BNA sponsored episode

Tue, 20th Nov 2012

Smart Drugs, Anyone?

pills (c) Tom Varco

We find out exactly what is going on in the brain during the teenage years. Plus we ask should we all be taking drugs to make us 'smarter'? And we find out about wiring up bats for neuroscience research and beating addiction with positive messages.

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In this edition of Naked Neuroscience - BNA sponsored

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  • 12:25 - Neuroscience NewsFlash

    Force of habit under stress, wiring up bats for neuroscience research and which direction do your eyes look when you lie?

  • 14:34 - Do 'Smart Drugs' really exist?

    “Do Smart Drugs drugs really exist? Are they just science fiction? And if they do exist, how do they work and how clever can they actually make you?”

  • 19:27 - A'Level Students discussing 'Smart Drugs'

    The Naked Scientists don’t just sit in the buff in the studio interviewing scientists. Oh no! We also get dressed and visit schools across the UK. We visited Nene Park Academy in Peterborough to discuss a new drug trend that appears to be hitting the UK classrooms.

  • 25:23 - A Society on Smart Drugs?

    We discuss the ethical and social implications of 'Smart Drugs'

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