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Zenon and Maddy, two hopelessly lost psychology majors, take listeners on a tour of the many fields of psychology through landmark experiments, pop culture, and interviews with experts in their fields. Whether you're curious about psychology as a career or just want to learn something new about the … read more


12 - Aging & Cognitive Neuroscience with Dr. Thad Polk

Zenon and Maddy are back in Ann Arbor talking to Dr. Thad Polk, a cognitive neuroscientist and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan. His interdisciplinary research combines tactics from neuroimaging and computational modeling to better understand cognitive architecture. Dr. Polk and his team use innovative methods in cognitive neuroscience to create detailed, holistic mental maps to capture the complexity of one’s neural structures. We also discuss aging, technology, and the mysterious process of IRB approval. Dr. Polk’s stories (and North Carolinian twang) will leave you hanging on every word!

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