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Podcast: Spotlight on Science: Neuroscience and Tibetan monks with Dr. David McCormick



In this episode of Spotlight on Science, arts and culture writer Frankie Lewis speaks with Dr. David McCormick from the Institute of Neuroscience. The two discuss Dr. McCormick’s research in decision making and his studies of the brain with Tibetan monks, as well as his motivation for studying neuroscience and the incredible popularity of his dog.

Spotlight on Science is a series from the Emerald Podcast Network designed to spark conversations across disciplines with researchers at the University of Oregon, bringing in researchers to discuss their work in a way that is understandable to everyone.

Music in this episode is “Zombie Disco” by Six Umbrellas.

This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.


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Franklin Lewis

Franklin Lewis

Franklin is a senior News writer for the Daily Emerald. Born and raised in San Francisco, he writes about university culture past, present and future. He also hosts the Spotlight on Science podcast for the Emerald Podcast Network.

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