OMNIA Podcast
OMNIA Podcast
Nov 3, 2021
In These Times, Season 3 | Your Brain on Drugs (Ep. 4)
Play • 24 min

New medications, treatments, and implants that affect our brains have helped thousands overcome ADD, ended seizures, and even show promise for restoring memory lost to brain trauma. But these enhancements have implications for individuals and society. How far can we go? Who gets the enhancements? In this episode, we'll hear from a psychology professor about what’s being done and what we can learn from science fiction.


Martha J. Farah, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Society


Produced by Susan Ahlborn

Narrated by Alex Schein

Edited by Alex Schein and Brooke Sietinsons

Interviews by Susan Ahlborn

Theme music by Nicholas Escobar, C'18

Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

Illustration and logo by Dan Lee


In These Times is a production of Penn Arts & Sciences. Visit our series website to learn more and listen to the first two seasons of In These Times. 

Visit our editorial magazine, Omnia, for more content from Penn Arts & Sciences faculty, students, and alumni. 

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