Greg Suess Podcast

The Greg Suess Podcast S04 E08: Leah Krubitzer



Greg Sits down with UC Davis Neuroscientist and Psychologist Leah Krubitzer to discuss her career training in speech pathology and audiology to evolutionary biology (2:59), the makeup of a scientist that is an evolutionary biologist (6:41), conducting research in Queensland, Australia during graduate school (8:16), how the brain's mapping relates to spatial function (12:29), the difficulties of conducting comparative brain studies on extinct animals or in humans (18:55), research one on brain region interactions in regards to social behaviors (25:22), Thoughts on the human brain vs other animals and how will brains further evolve (27:22), and finally comparing Davis, Nashville, and Australia in terms of science and culture (35:30).