Bringing Gamma Back

In Articles, Gamma Waves, Healing, Memory, Podcast, Research by Molly Webster

Today, a startling new discovery: prodding the brain with light, a group of scientists got an unexpected surprise – they were able to turn back on a part of the brain that had been shut down by Alzheimer’s disease. This new science is not a cure, and is far from a treatment, but it’s a finding so simple, you won’t be able to shake it.

Come join us for a lab visit, where we’ll meet some mice, stare at some light, and come face-to-face with the mystery of memory. We can promise you: by the end, you’ll never think the same way about Christmas lights again…

Listen to the full podcast above, or here Radiolab