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Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship - April 15, 2010

The Skoll World Forum is designed to engage the world's most influential social entrepreneurs, social investors and thought leaders from a variety of disciplines to create collaborative pathways between the social, policy, academic and private sectors.


SETI Radio Network - Are We Alone?

Skeptic Check: Swimming In Denial - January 20, 2010

Public distrust of science is higher than at any time since the Enlightenment. A look back at scientists who at first pooh-poohed plate tectonics, meteorites, and quantum physics. How the evidence turned them around.

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Oprah Radio - Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Mehmet Oz - July 15, 2009

Oprah Radio host Dr. Mehmet Oz talks with neuroscientist Dr. Read Montague about how a person's brain makes decisions, forms memories and creates habit patterns.

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The Brain Science Podcast and Blog

Dr. Ginger Campbell - June 28, 2007

Episode #15 of the Brain Science Podcast is an interview with Dr. Read Montague of the Baylor College of Medicine. We discuss his recent book, Why Choose this Book? How we Make Decisions (2006).

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KPFT 90.1FM Houston

The New Capital Show - May 3, 2007

The New Capital Show with Leo Gold is progressive talk radio and TV with a mission. The New Capital Show covers politics, environment, economics, business, science, religion, and philosophy.

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SETI Radio Network

The End of Science: A New Beginning - November 1, 2006

Ten years ago, to much protest, John Horgan sounded the death knell of research with his book "The End Of Science." He joins us for an update on this provocative thesis.

Also, it seems that reports on the death of science have been greatly exaggerated: we report the latest developments on the frontiers of neuroscience and string theory. Plus, from jet packs... to clone farms... to a slingshot to the moon; promises for the future that were made and broken. And, last and (admittedly) least: the SETI Institute Players.

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Lichtenstein Creative Media - Creating Media that Matters

The Infinite Mind - Empathy - November 23, 2005

This week on The Infinite Mind we're talking about Empathy. We explore the science of the complex system in our brain that allows us to tune in to each other's emotions.   More...

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Leading Edge - BBC Radio 4

Trust - Geoff Watts - March 31, 2005

How do you decide who to trust and who not to trust? It's one of the key issues that monitors our social interactions with our fellow human beings.

Now researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas have revealed what is going on in our brain as we decide who is trustworthy and who is not.   More...

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Houston Public Radio - KUHF 88.7

Houston Scientists Study Brain Trust Relationship - Laurie Johnson - March 31, 2005

Houston scientists have new data on how the brain registers trust between people. The local study tracks the brain's physical responses to trust.   More...

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show - WAMU 88.5FM

Advertising and Neuromarketing - Corey Flintoff - February 7, 2005

Advertisements are everywhere, and as the Super Bowl shows, sometimes the commercials get as much attention as the programs they accompany. But are these ads also finding a way into our heads? A look at new methods in marketing and advertising, including using MRI machines to see inside the heads of consumers.

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Science Update - AAAS

Cola Brains - Justin Warner - November 11, 2004

The taste of a popular soft drink might owe more to a succesful marketing campaign than its ingredients.

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Discovery Channel Canada

NeuroMarketing - Daily Planet

A new field called neuromarketing looks inside the consumer's brain to find likes and dislikes.

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Houston's Channel 11 News - Up Close

Coke vs. Pepsi? It could be all in your head

It's no secret that advertisers try every way they can to appeal to our appetites, our fears, our vanity and to try and get our business. But wait till you find out how advertisers are trying to get inside your head.

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All Things Considered - NPR News Program

Neuromarketing: The New Horizon - January 10, 2004

Companies are spending millions trying to get inside consumers' minds -- literally -- through the emerging field of neuromarketing. They're using MRI scanners to see how human brains respond to new products and advertising. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.

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Here & Now - 90.9 WBUR Boston

NPR interview with Dr. Read Montague (Baylor College of Medicine) and Dr. Jon Cohen (Princeton U.)

New Theory Examines Brain Function - Studies show that many brain functions occur subconsciously, like the message that moves your hand away from a flame, but the new theory postulates that many complex brain functions that govern major life decisions may also be triggered subconsciously.

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Wired for Wealth - CNN/Money Interview

CNN Interview: Dr. Sanjay Gupta interviews Dr. Read Montague (Baylor College of Medicine) and Dr. Gregory Berns (Emory University) - October 1, 2002

This piece focused on brain imaging work that relates how the brain computes the value of events in the world. In particular, the program highlighted the way the one type of reward (fruit juice) changes the perception of the value of monetary gains. This surprising finding illustrates how brain science is beginning to impinge on our understanding of how individual humans make decisions about money.

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Mysteries of the Brain - KUHF Interview

KUHF Interview: Laurie Johnson interviews Dr. Read Montague (Baylor College of Medicine)

Scientists in the Texas Medical Center are studying the human brain and how it responds to different situations. Testing the brain can be as simple as measuring the reaction to your favorite soft drink.

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