All in the Mind

All in the Mind

BBC Radio 4

Programme exploring the limits and potential of the human mind

Categories: Health

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Claudia is joined by Professor Kavita Vedhara from the University of Nottingham to discuss new research looking at what happens to the brain when it takes a break while learning a new task. They also discuss why the balance between receiving and giving practical support can affect when you die. Dawn nominates the charity Spectrum People for the support they gave her in Lockdown. 27 year old ex-basketball player Dale nominates 77 year old Mike for the friendship they formed after Dale retired from sport and ended up feeling depressed with low self esteem. Also why experiencing financial difficulties in early adulthood can cause pain decades later.

Previous episodes

  • 209 - Learning and taking breaks, the awards: Spectrum People, financial strain and pain 
    Tue, 15 Jun 2021
  • 208 - Autobiographical memory in lockdown; awards; psychosis and nightmares; Dean Burnett 
    Tue, 08 Jun 2021
  • 207 - Connecting older people to cut loneliness. Are moods contagious? Can gratitude change young people's lives? Awards finalist 
    Tue, 01 Jun 2021
  • 206 - Entitlement and bad luck; Awards finalist; intermittent fasting and memory 
    Tue, 25 May 2021
  • 205 - Voices & personality; Awards; canine jealousy; misophonia - noises that cause anger & anxiety, pink drinks make you run faster 
    Tue, 18 May 2021
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