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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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The genetics of depression

June 25th, 2017

Depression is the most disabling chronic condition worldwide and research is now underway to precisely identify the genes associated with it—the results may lead to dramatically improved and personalised treatment.

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Connecting with baby

June 18th, 2017

Emerging theories of child development suggest that a babies have agency over their movements even in the womb, and that their actions help them to make sense of the world.

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The science of hedonism

June 11th, 2017

Sex, drugs, and rock ‘n' roll. It’s a winning trifecta—no matter what the potential dangers are. Hear about the discovery of LSD, and the wide-ranging effects that music has on our brain.

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End of life care

May 28th, 2017

At a specially designed palliative care unit at a leading Sydney hospital we hear from a patient about his needs and expectations for the final stages of his life—and the staff reflect on what they learn about their own priorities in life by caring for others.