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Recent Episodes

26. Sleep & Memory in College Students

Studying longer is always better: or is it? Is putting in all those hours throughout the night to prepare for a test the right way to do it? Stressing to get good grades, lacking sleep, and drinking caffeine to stay up late. Well, it could have the opposite effect than desired.

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24. Seriously Psilocybin

Psilocybin has been posited as a groundbreaking, yet controversial, treatment for severe depression. But what does the research say about it? In this episode, we discuss the history, mechanisms, legal standing, and efficacy of psilocybin in a therapeutic setting.

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About the show

Club Kaur is an interdisciplinary podcast exploring science stories. Hosted by Dr. Angel Kaur, Associate Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville, each episode is created by undergraduate students enrolled in one of Dr. Kaur’s classes. Join us as we delve into a variety of topics with one simple goal – to get it less wrong.

This page is also host to blog posts written by Dr. Kaur on topics related to teaching and learning, including using gameplay in learning, and using graphic design to solve teaching problems.

Meet the Hosts

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Angel Kaur

Angel Kaur is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville. She holds a PhD in cell and molecular neuroscience from The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, and a BA in Biology from Bryn Mawr College. 

Undergraduates at UNC Asheville

Each episode of Club Kaur is created by undergraduates enrolled in one of Dr. Kaur’s classes including the following courses: Neuropharmacology,  Neuroscience Fiction in Film, Science Communication.

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