Why These Neuroscientists are Putting a Voice and Personality to Research

The Brain Matters podcast, run by Anthony Lacagnina, Lauren Kreeger, and Matthew Davis, graduate students at The Institute of Neuroscience at The University of Texas at Austin, makes neuroscience “accessible, relatable, and intriguing while still respecting the integrity of the science we love.” For their innovation and impact, Lacagnina, Kreeger, and Davis won the Next Generation Award (Pre-/Post-Doctorate Level) in 2016. Here, they collectively discuss their motivations for outreach and anecdotes from running the podcast.

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