Neuroscienceing the NFL: How Player’s Brains Read Plays

How do quarterbacks and middle linebackers read plays. The Brain Buddies, University of Chicago professor Peggy Mason & Sciency funnyman Aaron Freeman look at some neuroscience of looking and how the cerebellum helps make playmaking possible.


Neurosciencing WBEZ’s interview – The Violence Interrupters

WBEZ Chicago Public Radio has an ongoing series called, “Every Other Hour.” The title refers to the frequency with which someone is shot in Chicago. Ace reporter Tony Sarabia interviewed on his daily program Morning Shift. In this podcast Peggy and Aaron take a neurosciency look at some of the behaviors the street peace organization Ceasefire tries to interrupt.


WBEZ’s When Shooting Feels Like a Drug – a Neurosciency Review

In this episode, we look at a bit of the neuroscience underlying the Chicago Public Radio report by WBEZ reporter Rob Wildeboer about a former gang member’s experience of gun violence. The report is part of WBEZ’s ongoing series “Every Other Hour,” a reference to the frequency with which someone in the city is shot.

When Shooting Feels Like a Drug – Rob Wildeboer