We chat to QBI researchers about the latest in brain science and the fundamentals of disease and brain health.

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Sallyanne Atkinson and Ita Buttrose talk about dementia

Podcast: Sallyanne and Ita: the impacts of dementia

Sallyanne Atkinson AO, Chair of QBI’s Advisory Board, talks to Ita Buttrose OAM, about her experience caring for her father, who had dementia.
QBI Talks: Professor Adrian Raine

QBI Talks: Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime

Professor Adrian Raine discusses: what are the implications of this body of knowledge not just for research on violence, but also for our future conceptualisation of moral responsibility, free will, and punishment?

QBI Talks: Merson Lecture 2017 with Dr Alan Finkel

Listen to Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel's perspective on Australia’s place in the brain’s golden age, as he gives the annual Merson Lecture at QBI.
Podcast: What is AI and will it take over the world?

Podcast: What is AI and will it take over the world?

How does AI work? Just how close are we to creating sentient or human-like computers, or even bionic body parts?
Podcast: OCD is a real mental illness

Podcast: OCD and deep brain stimulation

We talk to neurologist and researcher Professor Peter Silburn about OCD and how deep brain stimulation, like in Parkinson's disease, could help those with the most severe form of the disorder.
Podcast: lithium in water lowers dementia risk

Podcast: lithium in water lowers dementia risk

Professor John McGrath, talks about how lithium added to drinking water has been linked to a lower risk of dementia.
A dementia researcher explains the different types of dementia, whether it can be prevented, and an exciting potential treatment.

Podcast: Understanding, preventing and treating dementia

A dementia researcher explains the different types of dementia, whether it can be prevented, and an exciting potential treatment.
Guest host Zoe McDonald interviews her mother, stroke survivor and QBI stroke researcher Dr Lavinia Codd.

Podcast: Stroke – a mother and daughter's story

Guest host Zoe McDonald interviews her mother, stroke survivor and QBI stroke researcher Dr Lavinia Codd.
We talk to Dr Dhanisha Jhaveri about the biological foundations of depression and anxiety.

Podcast: Depression and anxiety - what happens in the brain?

We talk to Dr Dhanisha Jhaveri about the biological foundations of depression and anxiety.
Podcast: When gaming meets brain training Dr Bianca De Wit

Podcast: When gaming meets neuroscience

Just what is this new field of neurogaming and how can it be used for learning? Can playing games make us more intelligent?