C. Rose Brain Series 2, #12: Post Traumatic Stress

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In the twelfth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with Retired Lieutenant Colonel John O’Brien; Murray Stein from the University of California, San Diego; Lisa Shin, from Tufts University; Kerry Ressler from Emory University and JoAnn Difede from Weill Cornell Medical … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #11: Pain

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In the eleventh episode of the 2nd season of the Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel hosted a panel to discuss the neurological manifestations of pain. The panel included: David Julius, University of California, San Francisco; Allan Basbaum, University of California, San Francisco; Robert Dworkin, University of Rochester Medical Center; David Borsook … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #10: Motor Neuron Disorders

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In the tenth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel discuss the two major motor neuron disorders, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). They welcomed scientists and physicians Dr. Richard Finkel of Nemours Children’s Hospital and Neil Shneider of Columbia University, … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #9: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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The ninth episode of the second Charlie Rose Brain Series concerns the neurological and physiological dimensions of multiple sclerosis (MS). Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed panelists Alfred Sandrock of Biogen Idec, Amit Bar-Or of McGill University, Andrea Kilpatrick, Founder and President of Cool Kids Learn and Stephen L. Hauser of the University of California, … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #7: Depression

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For the seventh episode in the second series of the Charlie Rose Brain Series, Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel welcomed panelists Peter Whybrow of UCLA, author Andrew Solomon, Frederick Goodwin of George Washington University and Helen Mayberg of Emory University. This episode aired May 29, 2012. These two clips provide some highlights. The first … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #6: Autism

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The sixth episode of the second phase of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired May 11, 2012, and addressed the topic of autism. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed as panelists: Gerald Fischbach of The Simons Foundation, Uta Frith of University College London, Matthew State of Yale University, and Alison Singer of the Autism Science … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #5: Schizophrenia

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The fifth episode of the second phase of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired March 30, 2012, and addressed the topic of schizophrenia. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed as panelists Danny Hurley, Steven M. Paul of Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornelia Bargmann of Rockefeller University, Judith Rapoport of The National Institute of Mental Health, … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #4: Cognitive Defects

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The fourth episode of the second phase of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired February 23, 2012, and addressed the topic of defects in cognition, such as Alzheimber’s. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed as panelists David Holtzman, Alison Goate, Bruce Miller, and Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Prior to this show, Charlie interview Scott Small on his … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #3: Agnosias

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The third episode of the second phase of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired January 20, 2012, and addressed the topic of agnosias. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed as panelists John Brust, Chuck Close, Richard Frackowiak, and Masud Husain. My selected highlights are excerpted below.

C. Rose Brain Series 2, #1: Disorders

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The first episode of the second series of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired November 3, 2011, and addressed the topic of mental disorders including addiction. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed Cornelia Bargmann, Gerald Fischbach, Thomas Insel, and Nora Volkow. My selected highlights are excerpted below. (8:35) 

C. Rose Brain Series #11: The Deciding Brain

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The next-to-last of 12 episodes in this special brain series aired September 30, 2010, and concerned The Deciding Brain. Charlie and Eric Kandel welcomed: William Newsome studies decision-making on the cellular level by exploring the neural processes that mediate visual perception. He is a professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Stanford University and a … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #10: The Disordered Brain

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Episode 10 of the Charlie Rose Brain Series focused on the disordered brain, with discussions about neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, stroke, Huntington’s disease, and spinal cord injury. With series co-host Eric Kandel, the panel included: (from the available transcript) John Donoghue’s work allowed paralyzed patients to move and communicate using only their thoughts … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #9: Mental Illnesses

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Episode 9 of the Charlie Rose Brain Series focused on major brain/mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. With series co-host Eric Kandel, their panel includes two experts who are also patients: (from the available transcript) Kay Redfield Jamison is a world renowned authority on bipolar disorder, a disease she has struggled with … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #8: Negative Emotions

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“Negative Emotions” is the topic for the 8th in the series, focusing on fear, anxiety, and aggression. With his co-host Eric Kandel, Charlie welcomes the panel: Antonio Damasio’s work has helped us understand emotion, decision making, social behavior, and even consciousness. He is the Dornsife Professor of neuroscience at the University of Southern California and … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #7: The Emotional Brain

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Episode #7 of the special 12-part series on the brain aired on April 21, 2010. To discuss “the emotional brain” with focus on pleasure and addiction, Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed their panel: Daniel Salzman studies how the brain assigns an emotional value to the information that it receives from the five senses. He … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #6: The Aging Brain

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Episode 6 of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired March 25. Charlie and his co-host, Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel, addressed “The Aging Brain” with their distinguished panel: (from the available transcript) Brenda Milner is one of the pioneers in this field. Her experiments in the 1950s formed the basis for the modern theory of memory. … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #5: The Developing Brain

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The fifth of twelve episodes in the series on the brain aired on February 23. Charlie and co-host Dr. Eric Kandel welcomed a panel of experts to discuss “The Developing Brain”: Elizabeth Spelke, cognitive psychologist at Harvard and director of the laboratory for developmental studies; Patricia Kuhl, professor at the University of Washington, director of … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #4: The Social Brain

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The fourth episode in the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired January 19, 2010. Watch the episode online, with full transcript: http://www.charlierose.com/watch/50028268 Featuring Charlie Rose with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel. Panelists include: Cornelia Bargmann studies the genetic control of social behavior in simple animals such as worms and flies. She is also a professor at Rockefeller … Read on …

C. Rose Brain Series #3: The Active Brain

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The third of the Charlie Rose 12-part monthly series on the human brain aired December 22nd. An excerpt (16:48, including the opening introduction) is included below. His guests for the third show, “The Active Brain,” included: Eric Kandel — co-host of the series, 2000 Nobel Laureate (Physiology/Biology), professor, Columbia University Physiology & Cellular Biophysics Daniel … Read on …