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Dr. Robert Sapolsky

Neurologist, Stanford University

Dr. Robert Sapolsky appears in the following:

New Normal?

Monday, October 19, 2009

Peacenik baboons, a man in a dress, and cuddly tame foxes. Stories of adaptation, and reframing ideas about normalcy.

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Parasites

Monday, September 07, 2009

Tales of lethargic farmers, zombie cockroaches, and even mind-controlled humans (kinda, maybe).

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Diagnosis

Monday, December 29, 2008

Humans love to solve problems. This hour, Diagnosis -- our attempt to find out what's wrong, and give it a label.

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I haven't been myself lately

Monday, May 07, 2007

Robert Sapolsky, a Neuroscience Professor at Stanford University, relates how porous the boundary can be between two distinct selves, and how maybe this is a perfectly healthy phenomenon.

Read more:

Robert Sapolsky's The Trouble with Testosterone: And Other Essays On The Biology Of The Human Predicament

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Who Am I?

Monday, May 07, 2007

The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers & priests. But this hour, neurologists lead the charge.

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Stress

Monday, April 09, 2007

Stories of stress -- from a singer who loses her voice, to an author caught in a body that never grew up.

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Where Am I?

Friday, May 05, 2006

Radiolab examines the connection between your brain and your body -- and what happens when it breaks.

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