Brain evolution and Neuroscience across the world with Leah Krubitzer

Greg Sits down with UC Davis Neuroscientist and Psychologist Leah Krubitzer to discuss her career training in speech pathology and audiology to evolutionary biology (2:59), the makeup of a scientist that is an evolutionary biologist (6:41), conducting research in Queensland, Australia during graduate school (8:16), how the brain’s mapping relates to spatial function (12:29), the difficulties of conducting comparative brain studies on extinct animals or in humans (18:55), research one on brain region interactions in regards to social behaviors (25:22), Thoughts on the human brain vs other animals and how will brains further evolve (27:22), and finally comparing Davis, Nashville, and Australia in terms of science and culture (35:30).


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