Brains & Bourbon Ep. 1: Attention and an Old Fashioned


Hello, we are Neuwrite West, a group on campus dedicated to improving science communication. This summer we are launching a new podcast centered around the Stanford neuroscience community called "Brains and Bourbon," a show about cocktails and neuroscience. Each week, we invite a neuroscientist to discuss the process and motivation behind their science, and to share their favorite cocktail with us. Our first guest is Nick Steinmetz, a 6th year graduate student in Kwabena Boahen and Tirin Moore’s labs here at Stanford, who talks to us about attention and monkeys, and shows us how to make an Old Fashioned cocktail.

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You can also stream or download the first episode here: Brains and Bourbon Ep1 Attention/Old Fashioned/Nick Steinmetz

You can subscribe to the podcast by going to our Soundcloud user page here: Neuwrite West, and clicking on the RSS logo, and choosing either "RSS Feed" or "iTunes Podcast." Unfortunately, in order to use the subscribe function, you have to use the older version of Soundcloud, which you can access by clicking on "More" in the upper right hand corner, and then selecting "switch back to classic Soundcloud."

If you have any trouble accessing the audio, please let us know!

Thanks for listening!
Erica Seigneur
Nick Weiler
Forrest Collman