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Monday, August 07, 2006

On today’s show, a neuroscientist explains how our brains understand and react to music. Then, Joan Allen joins director Jennifer Reeves for a preview of a new downtown film series: “Now that’s HIP!” Plus: the inimitable performance duo Kiki and Herb. And on this week’s Please Explain, we’ll explore the science and ethics of performance-enhancing drugs.

Your Brain on Music

Neuroscientist and former record producer Daniel J. Levitin explores the role music plays in shaping our moods and understanding of the world, in This is Your Brain on Music.

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A New Downtown Film Series

Joan Allen joins director Jennifer Reeves for a preview of a new downtown film series: “Now that’s HIP!”

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Kiki and Herb on Broadway

The inimitable performance duo Kiki (Justin Bond) and Herb (Kenny Mellman) celebrate their Broadway debut.

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Please Explain: Doping

Whether or not Floyd Landis used performance-enhancing drugs before he won the Tour de France is just the latest example of the controversy over performance-enhancing drugs. On today’s Please Explain, Gary Wadler, MD, who serves on the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) Prohibited List and Methods Committee, and Dr. ...

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