Mimi and The Brain

Mimi Hayes

A podcast about brains, for people that have them! Follow comedian and brain injury survivor Mimi Hayes as she interviews top neurologists, brain scientists, and psychologists about the intricacies of the human mind! Tickle your brain and teach it something too with this way-too-fun-to-be-science podcast about all things brainy. read less


Episode 10: Dreams with Dr. Moran Cerf
Oct 15 2020
Episode 10: Dreams with Dr. Moran Cerf
You wake up sweaty and screaming because a cloaked man with a bazooka is chasing you down an alleyway that has become a slip n' slide! Also, your mother appears and asks you if you've made your bed and a tiny monkey wearing a bonnet emerges from her pocket...Hey, we've been there. Dreams are weird!What do they mean? Why do we have them? Wait...are they even real?!?Here to answer all our quirky questions about dreams is neuroscientist, TED speaker, and ex-computer hacker Dr. Moran Cerf, who may or may not be able to read your dreams! Join us for one of our most interesting conversations yet...just be on the lookout for any strange characters lurking in your REM cycles, they might pull an Inception and steal your dreams Leo DiCaprio-style!Extras:Chicago Mag - "Moran Cerf wants to get inside your head"http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/October-2020/Moran-Cerf/Moran Cerf ft. Jake Gyllenhall https://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/an-actors-dream-jake-gyllenhaal-moran-cerf-03-16-2015Studying Consciousness Using Direct Recording from Single Neurons in the Human Brainhttps://f409a5c5-7ea5-42fd-8d36-f35f13afdac0.filesusr.com/ugd/c15c1f_4e493fa6c84849ea8afac42968b121e8.pdfMen vs. Women Recalling Dreamshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3389337/Moran Cerf @TEDxPorto "Can you trust your own brain?"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QAyn5e15LYKCRW - "The Man Who Could Record Your Dreams" https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/unfictional/the-man-who-could-record-your-dreamsFalling Water - Understanding Our Dreams Interactive Timelinehttp://dreamtimeline.usanetwork.com/Moran Cerf on Wired - "Our brain is the puppeteer, we are simply agents"https://www.wired.co.uk/article/moran-cerfMoran Cerf @ The Moth Grand Slamhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJVHTQSvUIo&t=514shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfRkEUT7rgc