• New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • The Science of Sleep and Dreams

    Scientists and a journalist discuss what science teaches us about sleep.

    David Randall, author of the book Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep, MIT neuroscientist Matt Wilson, PhD, and Harvard instructor of psychiatry Erin Wamsley, PhD, discuss the science of sleep and dreams. Wilson and Wamsley were panelists at an event held at the Academy, hosted by Science and the City in collaboration with the 5th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival, titled The Strange Science of Sleep and Dreams.

  • Recent Podcasts

    Understanding nutrition's impact on health requires an intricate knowledge of all the different systems within the human body. Learn how a systems approach to nutrition could change the field.

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    A recent conference held at the Academy asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast we look at what the answers might be.

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    May 21, 2015

    Dementia Decoded: Moving Forward

    In the final episode of our Dementia Decoded series, we look at some of the innovative approaches that are being taken, and how they hold out new hope for the future.

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